Legal Studies

Cover image for Vol. 34 Issue 2

Edited By: Imelda Maher, Blanaid Clarke, Fiona de Londras and Colin Scott

Online ISSN: 1748-121X

Overview


Legal Studies is the journal of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS). Legal Studies is recognised as one of the foremost academic law journals in the UK and enjoys an international readership both within the common law world and beyond. Legal Studies is a truly generalist peer-reviewed law journal and aims to include a varied range of scholarly articles in each issue, including doctrinal, conceptual, and socio-legal analyses. The journal warmly welcomes contributions from all those who wish to reach a broad international and UK readership.


Aims and Scope


Legal Studies is the journal of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS). Legal Studies is widely recognised as one of the foremost academic law journals in the UK and enjoys an international readership within the common law world and beyond. Legal Studies seeks to publish work which truly represents the broad range of interests across all legal scholarship, including doctrinal, conceptual, and socio-legal analyses. The journal warmly welcomes contributions from all those who wish to reach a broad international and UK readership. Legal Studies is a generalist peer-reviewed law journal and aims to include a varied range of scholarly articles in each issue. The book reviews section is an important feature of the journal, in which distinguished writers provide major academic reviews of recent contributions to legal literature.   

The editors are keen to encourage articles which:

  • Analyse the history, development and contemporary status of law with particular reference to doctrinal, conceptual, theoretical, comparative or socio-legal analyses such that they are of interest to a general legal readership internationally
  • Place current legal developments in historical and theoretical perspectives
  • Analyse contributions to the study of law in the fields of jurisprudence, legal history, and international and comparative law.

Keywords


legal studies, law, legal, studies, journal, periodical, book, review, doctrinal, socio-legal, articles, research, analysis, justice, legislation, judicial, jurisdiction, criminal, government, scholars


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