Reproductive Justice Call for Submissions Children's Legal Rights Journal, Vol. 43

Posted by Kristin Briner, community karma 51

The Children’s Legal Rights Journal is seeking submissions in light of the recent Supreme Court decision Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Clinic on the criminalization of pregnancy, maternal mortality, reproductive justice and the impact of this case on the rights of parents and children.

The Children’s Legal Rights Journal (CLRJ) is a national scholarly journal sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law with the National Association of Counsel for Children. We publish articles covering a variety of children’s legal rights issues and are the only journal in the country that exclusively addresses the legal needs of children. 

What We Are Looking For:

We invite you to submit articles that critically examine disparities in maternal mortality, criminalization of pregnancy, racial disparities in entering the child protection system, or the impact of the recent reproductive justice Supreme Court decision and subsequent trigger bans on abortion across the country. We are looking for submissions that address the impacts on the rights of children of color and their families and provide practical suggestions for advocates and practitioners seeking to create just systems. 

Submission Details

Submissions should be previously unpublished, original pieces. All articles should be between 15-60 pages double spaced and contain footnote citations that conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Submissions from current law students will not be accepted. Submissions will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis for Volume 43 issues.

Contact Information

If you would like to submit an article or if you have any questions, please contact our Marketing Editor, Haley Shefferman, at