Call for Papers: Socio-Legal Studies Review of Dublin City University

The DCU Socio-Legal Studies Review is now accepting submissions for its second volume. The Journal is looking to build on its successful first edition which is currently available on our website . The review is a peer-reviewed law journal, which focuses on socio-legal scholarly work, both national and international. This is the only such review in Ireland and offers a unique platform for work by scholars and practitioners in this area.

Socio-Legal studies encompass the study of law in society. This includes empirical and theoretical research both at the national and international level, focusing on the social, cultural and economic context in which laws are made and enforced.

Submissions are welcome on a broad range of legal issues, which evaluate the impact of legal rules on the society in which they operate and consider the influence of society on the development of law. We accept submissions, including articles, casenotes and recent legislative and judicial updates from undergraduate and postgraduate students, practitioners trainees and lecturers.

The guideline length for submissions is 4000 to 6000 words for articles, and 2000 words for casenotes and updates.

Submissions should be formatted in line with the OSCOLA Ireland citation guidelines. Editing, where required, will be done only with the agreement of the author. Features should be submitted in word format to The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 10th April 2013 at 5.00 p.m.

Please include the name of the author, and details of professional or student status and contact details in the body of the email. As the peer-review process is anonymous, we ask you not to include your personal details on the submission itself.

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