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Rights Review is the independent student-led publication of the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law. All articles and publications are from U of T students! We publish online and in print each month in the law school's student newspaper: Ultra Vires. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook!

Call for Editors!

Rights Review is the independent student publication of the International Human Rights Program. Rights Review is published every month in Ultra Vires and covers human rights issues at home and abroad, with a focus on the experiences of advocates and IHRP clinic students. See http://ihrp.law.utoronto.ca/page/rights-review-magazine for previous issues.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Editor-in-Chief (2)
    • Plan issues
    • Correspond with authors and oversee the publishing process (e.g. editing/writing/style guidelines, word counts, and setting deadlines) 
    • Vet and edit articles (second round)
    • Review layout proofs prior to publication 
  • Senior Editor (2)
    • Edit articles (first round) 
    • Oversee 1L volunteer editors 
  • Web Designer and Graphics Editor (1)
    • Maintain and update social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, IHRP website)
    • Participate in the editing process 

Application Details:

Please submit a brief statement of interest (1-2 pages max.) and your CV. Your brief statement should outline the following:

  • the position(s) you are applying for
  • your interest in human rights
  • your involvement with the IHRP
  • your previous editing experience

Please submit your statement of interest and CV to ihrprightsreview@gmail.com by March 23 with the subject line “Editor Application”. If you have any questions about the application or positions, please send us an email!

Call for Submissions!

Rights Review is looking for new article submissions for the next Issue! We are looking for timely and relevant pieces on issues related to international human rights. 

To submit your pitch: send your Article Proposal Form to ihrprightsreview@gmail.com by the end of each month in order to be considered for the following month's issue.


Information for Prospective Writers


The IHRP Rights Review Magazine is on the search for talented U of T law students and other U of T students interested in international human rights issues to contribute to the publication.  

To be considered for publication during the Fall 2018 semester, all article topics must be approved by the Rights Review editors. Please sent all article topics to ihrprightsreview@gmail.com and refer to the "Rights Review Submissions Guidelines" document below for what information to include in your topic submission

Rights Review Submission Guidelines

Rights Review Photo Policy

Rights Review Interview Guidelines and Sample Questions

Rights Review Article Proposal Form 

Rights Review Article Submission Form

 Rights Review Editorial Board 2017

Co-Editors in ChiefKarlson Leung (3L); Bethanie Pascutto (3L)

Content Editor: Faye Williams (3L)

Solicitations and Communications EditorSarah Firestone (2L)