Society of Legal Scholars

Cambridge University Press to publish Legal Studies on behalf of the Society of Legal Scholars

23rd May 2017

Cambridge University Press and the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) are pleased to announce that beginning in January 2018 Cambridge University Press will publish the SLS’s prestigious journal Legal Studies.

Now in its 37th volume, Legal Studies is one of the UK’s premier peer-reviewed law journals. The journal publishes on a broad range of interests across all legal scholarship, including doctrinal, conceptual, and socio-legal analyses. Legal Studies reaches a wide international readership. It has recently been accepted by the Clarivate Social Science Citation Index and will receive its first Impact Factor in 2017.

SLS President, Professor Imelda Maher MRIA, said, “The Society of Legal Scholars is rightly proud that its journal, Legal Studies, is an authoritative voice of legal scholarship for scholars around the world as well as for its members, all of whom receive an individual copy. The Society and the editorial team look forward to working with Cambridge University Press in this new phase of the journal’s development.”

Cambridge University Press Director of Publishing Ella Colvin said, “We believe a partnership between these two leading organizations in law will foster innovative content creation and put this important publication at the forefront of legal scholarship for many years to come.”

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