Legal Issues Journal is an interdisciplinary journal publishing original research on all legal issues affecting society, including: law and genetics / biosciences; law and psychology; law and philosophy; law and medicine; law and business; and law and equality.
LIJ 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 society, nationally and internationally, is the focus of LIJ.
LIJ uses double-blind peer review process – both the reviewer(s) and the author(s) are anonymous.
Papers in this area will need to address both key scientific findings and related laws.
Legal considerations in the area of psychology, such as representing clients with learning disabilities, cognitive biasses and decision making.
Bioethics, legal implications in health care etc.
General philosophical discourse applied to legal practice, such as free will, fairness and equality.