The mission of the Columbia Journal of Race and Law (CJRL) is to establish a dialogue on historic and contemporary notions of socio-political and legal challenges facing racial and ethnic minorities. We hope to embrace the continual importance of prioritizing this discourse as a means of better understanding contemporary issues, in addition to embarking on new paths for social progress.

CJRL Symposium Rescheduled for June 16–18

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law has rescheduled its Volume 11 Symposium, Strengthened Bonds: Abolishing the Child Welfare System and Re-Envisioning Child Well-Being, for June 16–18. You can find the updated program here. Register here

13 Colum. J. Race L. 1

Vol. 13 No. 1 (2023)

The thirteenth volume of the Columbia Journal of Race and Law grapples with the United States' history of race, the innovative policies that may begin to untangle historical systems of racial oppression, and the lessons that today's changemakers can learn from past movements for equality. 

The Columbia Journal of Race and Law hosts both professional and student-written scholarship writing on issues of racial justice and the legal system. You can find previous volumes and CJRL Forums, dedicated to shorter-form pieces, in our Issues Archive. 

Published: Aug 22, 2023

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