Harvard Law School's oldest policy journal.

The Harvard Journal on Legislation is the nation’s premier legal journal focused on the analysis of legislation and the legislative process. First published in 1964, the Journal on Legislation is the third oldest journal at Harvard Law School, after the Harvard Law Review and the International Law Journal. Now in its 49th volume, the Journal is published semi-annually, in winter and summer.

For nearly half a century, the Journal on Legislation has provided a forum for scholarship on legislative reform and on the efficiency and effectiveness of legislative decision-making. The Journal is especially interested in publishing articles that examine public policy problems of nationwide significance and propose legislation to resolve them.

The Journal also publishes a bi-annual Congress Issue, which includes policy essays written by members of Congress.


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