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
publishes material in all fields of law and welcomes submissions
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
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.
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
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 Westlaw.ie
and Westlaw UK.
Archived issues can also be viewed on HeinOnline
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