Morehouse launches undergraduate law journal

Morehouse College

Morehouse College

Morehouse College, the historically black all men’s college, is once again charting new territory this time with the creation of The Morehouse College Law Journal (MCLJ).

In it’s one page call for articles the group touts itself as, ” the first and only undergraduate law journal to be established on the campus of a Historically Black College (HBCU).”

The student founders say that the student run publication seeks to enhance Morehouse’s strong pre-law program. The journal will allow students interested in legal education to explore legal issues, to gain legal research and writing skills, as well as learn the fundamentals of Bluebook editing.

” The law journal will consist of both professional and student written publications. Each journal will consist of roughly ten articles – the distribution of which will be approximately seventy percent student and thirty percent professional. Students will write articles that examine current laws and legal precedents, identify problems within their applications, and propose appropriate solutions to them.

The Morehouse College Law Journal (MCLJ) is currently accepting articles (10-15 page, double spaced, bluebook format) from prospective and current law students and legal professionals in the Greater Atlanta area. The due date for article topics is June 2. The first draft is due June 30, and the second, July 27. Article topics and both drafts are to be submitted to and satisfy the page and structural requirements. For any comments, questions or concerns, we encourage you to reach out the journal’s co-founders, Aaron Francis ( and Amal Yamusah ( ”

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