The deadline for submissions for Volume 19 (2014) was October 11, 2013. We will accept submissions for Volume 20 (2015) on a rolling basis but please note that publication decisions for Volume 20 will not be made until fall 2014. For more information, visit our submissions page.
APPEAL: Review Of Current Law And Law Reform is the only law journal published through the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Law. APPEAL is student-run and features student legal writing from across Canada.
APPEAL offers insightful commentary on contemporary issues. The journal publishes articles that demonstrate a timely analysis of current legal issues and that address possibilities for Canadian law reform. APPEAL recognizes and supports students whose legal writing demonstrates a high level of academic excellence by publishing their writing in an annual journal that is read by legal practitioners, students, and the general public.
APPEAL was founded in 1993; the 2014 issue will be the 19th volume. The journal is available by subscription.
The current Editorial Board consists of:
|Business and Sponsorship Manager:||Cody Reedman|
|Publications Team:||Nicholas McDonald & Zoe Roberts|
|Submissions Managers:||Sally Paddock & Virginia Zhao|
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Volume 18 Published
APPEAL would like to thank Volume 18 (2012-2013) contributors:
Scott Horne, The Privatization of Justice in Quebec’s Draft Bill to Enact the New Code of Civil Procedure: A Critical Evaluation
Juliana Dalley, “One Family, One Judge”: A New Model to Access to Family Justice for Victims of Family Violence in BC
Joseph Marcus, Sometimes Help Hurts: Imagining a New Approach to Section 15(2)
Alex Kerner, In Pursuit of Equality: Re-Thinking the Constitutionalization of Labour Rights after Fraser
Kai Sheffield, Speak Softly and Carry a Sealed Warrant: Building the International Criminal Court’s Legitimacy in the Wake of Sudan
Danielle Lewchuk, Collateral Consequences: The Effects of De-Criminalizing Prostitution on Women’s Equality in Business
Carolyn Poutanien, The Constitutional Implications of the Hudson decision: Lessons for Adapting to the Health Effects of Climate Change in Canada
Natasha Gooch, Tourism and Forestry Tenure on Crown Land: A Time for Change
Mark Ebert, Feasting Judicial Convergence: Potlatching as a Decision-Making Mechanism