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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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Our journal editors are based within the Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Research Centre (CJSDRC), which is located at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

Chief Editors:  Professor Kerry Carrington and Professor John Scott

Assistant Editor:  Dr Kelly Richards

Book Review Editor:  Dr Bridget Harris