Get Your Legal Writing Noticed: Apply to Write for the Harvard Law & Policy Review Blog

Apply to contribute to the Harvard Law & Policy Review blog and bring your law and policy analysis to approximately 4,000 visitors a month. The HLPR Blog: Notice and Comment ( is now accepting entries to its annual writing competition, through which we select contributors for the forthcoming academic year.

Contributors will be expected to contribute one post each week, from September 12, 2011 until September 15, 2012. These posts will generally be short (50 to 250 words), such as summaries of emerging legal issues, commentary with links, or brief analyses of current events. Occasionally, bloggers will write longer posts or series. Contributors should be sharp writers who can provide interesting content and analysis to a progressive audience. Some of our most popular posts are here and here. Contributors frequently are, but are not required to be, law students or lawyers. In return for their contributions, bloggers will gain experience in an increasingly important media format and exposure to national audience. They will also receive preference when submitting longer articles for publication in the journal.

The Harvard Law & Policy Review is the official journal of the American Constitution Society. Our last issue was distributed to over 6,000 attorneys, scholars, judges, students, and policymakers, as well as selected congressional offices and law libraries. Past contributors to the journal include Senator Tom Udall and Professor Suzette M. Malveaux.

Please submit your application by September 5, 2011. If you have questions, email  The application is available here:

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