New Zealand Universities Law Review

The journal has recently published a series of thematic issues focusing on current issues in New Zealand and the Pacific. The New Zealand Law Review is published quarterly by the Legal Research Foundation. It has been published in various forms since the founding of the LRF in 1966 and is widely regarded as New Zealand`s leading legal journal. The New Zealand Universities Law Review (NZULR) was founded in 1963 and is widely regarded as New Zealand`s leading law journal. This publication is not limited to the classical areas of law and is an important forum for the discussion of modern legal issues and the results of legal research. The journal includes articles reviewed by leading New Zealand and international academics, as well as regular reviews of key areas of law written by specialist editors. In addition to publishing articles in all areas of law, the Waikato Law Review includes sections dealing with recent legislation and reports, case analyses and book reviews. Articles, case notes and book reviews should be emailed (as Microsoft Word attachments) to the editor-in-chief, Dr. Trevor Daya-Winterbottom, by October 31. We have adopted the New Zealand Law Style Guide. Please ensure that your contributions to the Waikato Law Review comply with NZLSG requirements to ensure a swift transition from peer review to publication.

All submissions will be peer reviewed to ensure the highest academic quality prior to acceptance for publication. Submissions must conform to the New Zealand Law Style Guide (3rd edition) or OSCOLA (4th edition) and the overview of articles, case notes and book reviews published in previous editions of the Waikato Law Review. Some previous editions (see below) can be downloaded from this site. The University of Canterbury Law School hosts the Canterbury Law Review (CantaLR), a peer-reviewed academic legal journal that publishes original content to the highest editorial standards and facilitates academic excellence and the dissemination of legal academic work in New Zealand and around the world. The CLR is a journal indexed by scopus. CantaLR is the second most widely read legal journal in New Zealand (journal usage: 462,014 for 2018) and enjoys a national, regional and international academic reputation. NZULR is published annually in June and December and enjoys a good international reputation. Editions include peer-reviewed articles and book reviews. Articles on a variety of topics are published, although articles on New Zealand law, general principles of common law and international law are preferred. Contact for submissions: Dr. Trevor Daya-Winterbottom FRSA FRGS, Editor, Waikato Law Review. [email protected].

Subscription detailsWaikato Law Review AdministratorTe Piringa – Faculty of LawUniversity of WaikatoPrivate Bag 3105HamiltonNew ZealandEmail: [email protected]. CantaLR is an independent scientific journal that supports the principles of transparency and best practices in scientific publication of the Committee on Publications Ethics (COPE). “The latest edition of the Canterbury Law Review in CantaLR 2021 Volume 28 published on 18 February 2022” The number of international contributors has increased significantly over the past five years. Articles published in previous volumes of CantaLR are available from the New Zealand Legal Information Institute. The Canterbury Law Review Prize, established in 1993, offers another opportunity for students. The award is given to the student who produces the best research paper within the requirements of a Bachelor of Laws. The winning paper will be published in the journal. In addition to the prestige of the publication, the student author receives a $500 prize.

For subscription and account requests, please contact Christine Whittle at Editorial responsibility is shared among the six law schools of the University of New Zealand. The work must comply with the following guidelines: Particular emphasis is placed on current developments in all areas of law that reflect the faculty`s commitment to law in context. The articles published in the Waikato Law Review are intended to attract the greatest appeal to those interested in law – whether as practitioners, students, teachers, judges or policy-makers – and to give them the opportunity to keep abreast of current new ideas and advances in legal reform.