UConn Law Society creates Undergrad Law Journal

The UConn Law Campus in Hartford, CT. The UConn Law Society, a group that helps undergraduate law students prepare for law school and advance their experience, is launching an undergraduate law journal in April. Image courtesy of Jb727/Wikimedia Commons.

The UConn Law Society is creating an Undergrad Law Journal with the first edition expected to be published on April 1.

The UConn Undergrad Law Journal allows UConn undergraduate students in any major to submit articles on law-related topics that interest them.

Riley Morrill, editor of the UConn Law Society journal, cited the lack of undergraduate journals for students interested in law as the reason for the journal’s creation.

“The bar had seen that other disciplines like political science had journals, but there was nowhere for students interested in law to publish their writings,” Morrill said by email. “So the idea came to launch the Law Journal and provide a place where students interested in legal topics can write and read about what’s important to them.”

This year they received 12 submissions that vary in length, ranging from a wide range of topics such as juries to laws involving big farming.

Sam Dorman, secretary of the UConn Law Society, expects there to be both physical and digital publication, he noted via email.

While the deadline for submitting an article has already passed, there is still next year for anyone interested.

“Unfortunately, the deadline for this year’s journal has already passed. We would love for anyone to have an idea to submit next year.

Riley Morrill, editor of the UConn Law Society journal.

For more information about the UConn Undergraduate Law Journal or the UConn Law Society, contact [email protected] to join the mailing list. They currently meet virtually, Tuesdays at 5 p.m., with anyone invited to join.