Call for Submissions: Justice in Transition Online Symposium

March 29, 2024

The Virginia Law Review Online’s upcoming Symposium is entitled “Justice in Transition: the Legal, Cultural, and Political Frontiers of Gender-Affirmative Care.” Hosted by the Virginia Law Review in partnership with a coalition of gender justice scholars, this Symposium will explore the complex and rapidly evolving body of law involving gender-affirmative care for transgender, nonbinary, and other gender nonconforming people.

We welcome submissions on this topic from scholars, practitioners, activists, and law students. Submissions should range between 5,000 and 9,000 words.

Submissions are due by September 1 at 11:59 EST. Please email submissions in Microsoft Word format to The subject line of the email should read “Justice in Transition Symposium Submission.” Submissions should be in Times New Roman 12, should utilize footnotes instead of endnotes, and should have numbered pages. All submissions must include a copy of the manuscript and the author’s most recent resume or CV.

Accepted authors must be available to attend the Symposium in-person in Charlottesville on Friday, February 7. All traveling and lodging will be reimbursed.

Please reach out to VLR’s Online Development Editor, Kevin Hoang, at or VLR’s Editor-in-Chief, Courtney Capen Douglas, at, with any questions. We look forward to reviewing your submissions!