Canadian Journal of Law and Technology



Call for PapersCanadian Journal of Law and Technology

The journal seeks to achieve a balance between scholarly consideration of significant issues in information technology law, and shorter pieces that explore issues of practical concern or application. The journal is also open to articles and comment pieces that explore legal issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The journal will also include relevant book reviews. Contributions to the journal may be in either English or French.

Scholarly articles are articles which involve significant research and which develop an idea or thesis of importance in the area of information technology law. Such articles should be approximately 6000 to 12,500 words.

Comment pieces will typically address a particular focussed issue of current concern. They may aim to expose a problem or difficulty in the law, to propose solutions or recommend legislative reform. Comment pieces may include case comments, or comments on recent legislative or policy initiatives. Comments should be approximately 2500 to 5000 words.

Book reviews should be of new or current publications in the area of law and technology. Reviews should be approximately 1250 to 2500 words in length.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Canadian Journal of Law and Technology provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at Canadian Journal of Law and Technology. If you have concerns about the submission terms for Canadian Journal of Law and Technology, please contact the editors.

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How to Submit

Please contact the Managing Editor to submit to the Canadian Journal of Law & Technology.