We are pleased to announce the reconfiguration of the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) eJournals to better reflect current scholarly research in the area. The new structure will be used to organize submissions in the future.

New eJournals have been added to expand the areas covered (distribution of these new areas will begin shortly):

Australian Law eJournal
This area includes content that relates to Australian law and to Commonwealth law of interest to Australian scholars.

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Juvenile Justice eJournal
This area includes content that engages with the analysis of juvenile and youth justice systems, law, policy, and practice aimed at protecting or regulating non-adult offenders. Topics can include juvenile detention, the school to prison pipeline, and diversion or intervention programs.

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Smart Contracts & Legal Aspects of Blockchain eJournal
This area includes content on smart contracts and legal aspects of blockchain, including cryptocurrencies, NFTs, etc.

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South & Central American Law eJournal
This area includes content that relates to the law of South or Central American countries.

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Sports, Gaming & Entertainment Law eJournal
This area includes content on the analysis of legal issues within the realms of sports, gaming, and entertainment industries. Topics can include contractual agreements in professional sports, regulatory frameworks governing Esports competitions, intellectual property rights in entertainment content, liability issues in sporting events, anti-doping regulations, gambling laws, and the intersection of technology with sports and entertainment.

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Several LSN eJournals have been renamed including:
Several LSN eJournals have merged into other eJournals (including content, and subscribers will now receive the merged-into eJournal):

Several eJournals will cease distribution (content is included in other eJournals within LSN):
  • Environmental Justice & Sustainability eJournal
  • Fiduciary Law eJournal
  • Intellectual Property: Other eJournal
  • Transnational Litigation/Arbitration, Private International Law, & Conflict of Laws eJournal
  • Women, Law, & Human Rights eJournal

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