We are now accepting submissions for Volume 11, Issue I for which the editing process will begin in September 2019.  Submissions will be reviewed and accepted by August 2019.


The Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law welcomes articles from professors, practitioners, and students of the sports and entertainment industries, as well as other related disciplines. Submissions should not exceed 25,000 words, including footnotes. All manuscripts should be submitted in English with both text and footnotes typed and double-spaced. Footnotes must conform with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.), and authors should be prepared to supply any cited sources upon request. All manuscripts submitted become the property of the JSEL and will not be returned to the author. In addition to the manuscript, authors must include an abstract of not more than 250 words, as well as a cover letter and resume or CV. Authors also must ensure that their submissions include a direct e-mail address and phone number at which they can be reached throughout the review period.

The JSEL strongly prefers electronic submissions through the ExpressO online submission system at or the Scholastica online submission system at Submissions may also be sent via email to or in hard copy to the address below.

Submissions Editor
Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law
Caspersen Student Center, 3rd Floor
Harvard Law School
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138