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Law and Critique

Please note: All new submissions must be made through the Springer Editorial Manager.

Published three times a year by Springer, Law and Critique, the prime international law review on critical legal theory, was established over 20 years ago by  members of the critical legal community. It is ranked among the top 20 per cent of law journals by the Australian Research Council.

Law and Critique invites the submission of articles in the areas of legal theory, legal history, critical legal studies, law and literature, law and psychoanalysis, feminist legal theory, critical race theory, postmodern jurisprudence, legal phenomenology, law and autopoiesis. Past special issues include:

  • 'Critical Legal Education'
  • 'The Gender of Law'
  • 'Law and Postmodernism'
  • 'Law and Literature'
  • 'Law and Postcolonialism'

The managing editors of the journal are Professor Costas Douzinas and Dr Stewart Motha, both Birkbeck, University of London.

Editorial Committee and Editorial Board members (link to Springer website)

Articles should be submitted electronically online through the Springer Editorial Manager.

Guidance for Authors (link to Springer website)

For further information, please contact Valerie Kelley.

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