Faculty of Law

Publications

Journal of Law, Information and Science (JLIS)

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The Journal of Law, Information and Science (JLIS) is an international peer reviewed journal dedicated to novel technology law. The current academic host of JLIS is the Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania.

Originally published in 1981 JLIS was one of the first journals to provide a forum for the consideration of problems generated in the legal sphere by computers and information systems. Over the years it has expanded its remit to technology and science law generally.

The journal publishes twice yearly. Examples of topics include articles on law and artificial intelligence/ expert systems; computer law, intellectual property law issues, privacy concerns, computer crime, electronic commerce, use of technology in legal practice, technological developments in legal education, etc. 

The editorial board would invite any articles, book reviews, conference papers etc. on these areas or anything else that may be relevant to law, information and science to be submitted for possible publication. The Journal publishes articles with an international focus. All articles are double blind peer reviewed.

JLIS is proud to host an eminent international Editorial Board. The Chariman of the Editorial Board is Hon M D Kirby AC CMG, who has held the role since 1981. View the full list of board members.

For more information about the Journal and to access back editions, visit the JLIS website.


University of Tasmania Law Review

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Since its first issue in 1958, the University of Tasmania Law Review has published a diverse range of law-related articles from Australia and around the world dealing with topics such as legal history, current legal issues and future directions of the law.

Refer to the University of Tasmania Law Review for more information on this publication.

Orders can be made online using the online order form.


Tasmania Law Reform Institute

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The Institute was established in 2001 by agreement between the State Government, the University of Tasmania and the Law Society. The functions of the Institute include the review of laws with a view to:

 

  • the modernisation of the law;
  • the elimination of defects in the law;
  • the simplification of the law;
  • the consolidation of any laws;
  • the repeal of laws that are obsolete or unnecessary; and
  • uniformity between laws of other States and the Commonwealth.

Read the Institute's publications.


Faculty Report

Access the Faculty of Law Faculty Report for details on staff and student activities, publications, research and law reform.