Publishing ethics

The Legal Issues Journal publishes in accordance with UKLSA’s publishing ethics guidelines, which apply to authors, peer reviewers, the editorial office and the journal as a whole. Anyone who believes that these guidelines have not been followed should raise their concern with the editor or email

In the Legal Issues Journal For Referees instructions, we specify our ethical guidelines on the selection and processing of papers, confidentiality and fairness.

Authors should see the Legal Issues Journal Instructions for Authors for additional instructions regarding publishing ethics.



All malpractice issues will be dealt with in accordance with COPE guidelines. To report malpractice, please email to the President of the UKLSA at or to the Chief Editor at 

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