Legal Studies

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Edited By: Nicola Glover-Thomas, Bruce Wardhaugh, Phil Handler, Margaret Brazier, Elaine Dewhurst, Robert Thomas, John Pearson

Online ISSN: 1748-121X

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NEW!Legal Studies has been accepted into the Social Science Citation Index. First impact factor expected in 2017!

The editorial responsibilities of Legal Studies will be moving to a new Board located at the University of Manchester’s School of Law.  Its membership consists of:  Professor Margot Brazier, OBE, QC (hon.), FBA; Dr Elaine Dewhurst; Professor Nicola Glover-Thomas; Dr Philip Handler; Professor Robert Thomas; and Dr Bruce Wardhaugh.  Nicola Glover-Thomas will serve as Editor-in-Chief, and Dr John Pearson will serve as the Associate Editor to assist the Board.  Phil Handler will also act as Book Review Editor.

Read the full announcement here.

Legal Studies is the journal of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS). It aims to include a varied range of scholarly articles in each issue, including doctrinal, conceptual and socio-legal analyses and seeks to publish work which truly represents the broad range of interests across all legal scholarship. The journal warmly welcomes contributions from all those who wish to reach a broad international and UK readership.

If you would like to submit an article, please read our Author Guidelines first, and then submit through our submissions site here.

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Recently Published Articles

  1. Contributory negligence in the Court of Appeal: an empirical study

    James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan

    Version of Record online: 21 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/lest.12153

  2. Excusable consent in duress

    Alexander F H Loke

    Version of Record online: 21 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/lest.12160

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    Editorial (pages 1–2)

    Version of Record online: 17 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/lest.12152