The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy has been ranked by Scopus as the top Law journal in Australia and in Q2 (second quartile) by Scopus for Journal Quality - a not insignificant feat for a new journal from the global south.Read more about This Journal Ranked by Scopus as top for Law in Australia
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The Journal invites 6-8000 word original submissions. Authors are asked to register, read the guidelines, and agree to the ethics statement before submission. Turn around time for peer review is usually 4-6 weeks.
In 2015, the Journal met Scopus evaluation as a high quality international journal. In 2017 Scopus rated the journal the top of all law journals published in Australia.
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Chief Editors: Professors Kerry Carrington and John Scott, Crime and Justice Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
Assistant Editor: Dr Kelly Richards, School of Justice, QUT
Book Reivew Editor: Dr Bridget Harris, School of Justice, QUT