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About the Irish Jurist

The Irish Jurist is Irelandís oldest academic law journal. Since the inauguration of the new series in 1966, the journal has been edited by members of the UCD Sutherland School of Law. The Irish Jurist publishes material in all fields of law and welcomes submissions from Ireland and abroad, though editorial policy is to strike a balance between material of local and general interest.It encourages contributions which seek to analyse Irish law or which bring to bear international and comparative perspectives that are of relevance to the Irish legal community. 

The Irish Jurist publishes peer reviewed articles within the broad categories of modern and historical jurisprudence; as well as shorter comments, case notes and book reviews.

The Irish Jurist is committed to publishing material that meets high standards of legal scholarship and to fostering a critical approach to the study and practice of law. The journal is widely read by academics, judges and legal practitioners in Ireland; and has a substantial international subscription list.   

Formerly published once a year as a single volume, since 2011 it is published in hard copy and electronically as two volumes in April and December.

Current and archived issues of the Irish Jurist from 1966 to date are available on and Westlaw UK. Archived issues can also be viewed on HeinOnline and JSTOR.

Read more about the History of the Irish Jurist here.