Cambridge Law Journal

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The Cambridge Law Journal (ISSN 0008-1973) is a peer-reviewed academic law journal published by Cambridge University Press. It is the principal academic publication of the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1921 it is the longest running university law journal in the United Kingdom .[1] Its current editor is John Bell.[2] Based on the outcomes of the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise a 2006 analysis ranked the journal as overall the 7th most influential in the United Kingdom.[3]


The Cambridge Law Journal was founded as a student publication by the Cambridge University Law Society.[4] As it gained recognition for quality, its management was taken over by the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge.


  1. ^ "Publications of the Cambridge Law Faculty". Retrieved 28 December 2009.
  2. ^ "Cambridge Law Journal Homepage". Retrieved 28 December 2009.
  3. ^ Campbell, Kevin; Alan Goodacre; Gavin Little. "Ranking of United Kingdom Law Journals: An Analysis of the Research Assessment Exercise 2001 Submissions and Results". Journal of Law and Society. 33 (3): 335–363. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6478.2006.00362.x. SSRN 923186.
  4. ^ "Cambridge Law Journal". Cambridge Law Journal. 1. JSTOR 4514852.

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