About the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender
Founded in 1977 and currently on the 42nd volume, the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender (originally the Harvard Women’s Law Journal) is the nation’s oldest continuously publishing feminist law journal. JLG is an intersectional feminist publication, devoted to the advancement of feminist jurisprudence and the study of law and gender. We seek to clarify legal issues that have gendered aspects and implications, confront new challenges to full social equality, and explore the interconnections between race, class, sexuality, nationality, ability, and gender in the law.
Latest Online Content
“You’re maybe the last person I could rape; come here.” “A month ago, as I was leaving to do my shopping, a man in a car ran me over as I was about to cross the street, stopped at my level, insulted me, and threatened me with rape, because I had not responded to […]
The Journal of Law and Gender stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We are appalled by the senseless murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, Nina Pop, Tony McDade, George Floyd, Elijah McClain, and so many more. We implore both Harvard University and Harvard Law School to commit their abundant resources […]
In September 2018, I, like many women, was glued to my television watching Christine Blasey Ford testify about the indelible mark left by the sexual assault she had experienced as a high school student. For days, I kept thinking about her story and about all the stories that women like her had experienced and never […]