Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (SJCRCL)

The Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties (CRCL) is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to civil rights and liberties issues--both domestic and international.

Stanford Law School students founded CRCL in 2004 to explore the changing landscape of the civil rights and civil liberties dialogue, the real world implications of these changes on society, and the larger structural and systematic implications of these issues.

CRCL publishes two issues per year, featuring articles, essays, reviews, and commentary from prominent and emerging scholars, practitioners, and students. In addition to organizing annual symposia on civil rights and civil liberties, CRCL invites speakers and panelists to engage with the Stanford community on topics of interest and importance.

CRCL membership is open to all Stanford Law School students. Executive Board members are elected in the spring quarter of each year.


Faaris (Fares) Akremi and B.I. Middleton 

Executive Editor
Stephanie Birndorf 

Submissions Editors
John Bonacorsi, Yvette Borja, Morgan Lewis, and Nathaniel Rubin 

Managing Editors
Michael Hoosier, Kelsey Townsend, and Stacy Young

Development Editors
Gemma Donofrio and Lauren Goredetsky

Technical Managing Editor
Tiffany Lieu



Photo by Heinrichsen Siegel



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