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Aims and scope

Legal Issues Journal publishes original research on all legal matters affecting justice, equality and other pressing issues for societies. The journal welcomes interdisciplinary work at the intersection of law and other disciplines, such as genetics, biosciences, philosophy, linguistics, neuroscience, medicine, and business. 

The Journal publishes original papers, case comments, short reports, debates and book reviews. The Journal also provides important news and interpretation on changes in the legal world and coming trends affecting law, lawyers, and society. Contribution to the society, nationally and internationally, is the focus of LIJ.

In the area of law and genetics and law and biosciences, we welcome papers on ethical, legal and societal implications of genetic science and of biosciences in general, including discrimination (employment, insurance genetic/bioscience, setc.); genetic data protection and privacy; and commercialisation of genetic research.


What we publish 

The Legal Issues Journal (LIJ) publishes original papers, case comments, short reports, debates and book reviews dealing with matters of law and ethics affecting society, including law and science (e.g. law and genetics); law and philosophy; law and equality. We also publish on issues of: access to justice, resolution of international commercial disputes (e.g. litigation, arbitration). Preference is given to material that is interdisciplinary and with international application.


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