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The 1865: Peirce College Law Journal

Peirce College is proud to present a new offering from the Legal Studies Department –a law journal to serve legal studies students and legal professionals in Philadelphia and beyond. 

Managed by our distinguished Legal Studies students, and overseen by practicing attorneys and working paralegals from the region, The 1865 examines and explores current legal trends and issues from across the country.  

The 1865: Peirce College Law Journal, Volume 1, Edition 1 (Fall 2022)

The first edition of The 1865: Peirce College Law Journal is now published. Articles include:

Thank you to all who submitted articles and to our outstanding student editors.


We are currently accepting written submissions from students, alumni, attorneys, paralegals, legal professionals, legal scholars, professors, and law enforcement. Submissions should be 1,000-6,000 words with properly cited sources.

Please review the full guidelines for Journal submissions.

Submit articles as Microsoft Word documents to


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