Announcements

The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly has a new look and a new website!

We are delighted to announce that the NILQ has this week been relaunched with a new design for the journal itself and an updated more interactive website.


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The winter 2020 issue (vol 71, no 4) of the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly has just been published. In addition to the tributes to Lord Kerr and the open access articles published earlier in our winter preview edition, we have Graeme Watt's Irish rights of residence: the anatomy of a phantom and Skype kids and the price elasticity of demand: constructing the common law constitution by Chris Rowe, plus our 'Notes and commentaries' section. Prospective contributors to all sections are warmly invited to visit our Information for Authors page.


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We are delighted to announce the publication of this special issue edited by Paul F Scott of the University of Glasgow.

See the website for the full contents list. There are two articles that have been given immediate OA:

They are:

‘“Something like the principles of British liberalism”: Ivor Jennings and the international and domestic, 1920–1960’ by Martin Clark

and

‘Constitutional law and empire in interwar Britain: universities, liberty, nationality and parliamentary supremacy’ by Donal K Coffey


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The winter issue of the NILQ has just been published. Visit the website to read articles by Daniel Attenborough; Dimitrios Kivotidis; Gemma Turton and Sally Kyd; Lara McMurtry; Brice Dickson; John Morison, Brice Dickson and Andrew Godden; Shivaun Quinlivan and Charles O'Mahony; and Albert Sanchez-Graells


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We are delighted to announce the publication of two articles from our forthcoming winter issue. The first is 'The political legitimacy of company law and regulation' by Daniel Attenborough of Durham Law School. The second is a case commentary by Albert Sanchez-Graells, University of Bristol, entitled 'Liability threshold for damages in public procurement: the EFTA Court’s Fosen-Linjen saga'. Both articles will be permanently available as open access.

 


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Our former colleague, Professor Stephen Livingstone, made a huge and special contribution to the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly. To commemorate and celebrate Professor Livingstone’s contribution, here, for the first time, we collect several of his main articles from our journal. The publication of this special issue is timed to occur with the 2019 Livingstone Lecture, which will take place on Thursday 21 November 2019. The special issue is available open access. We hope this special issue will become a key reference point for future scholarship, extend the influence of Professor Livingstone’s scholarship, and continue to reflect our thanks to him, far into the future.


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The latest issue of the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly just been published. It is a Special Issue entitled 'Reviewing the boundaries of health law – new directions and dimensions'. The Guest Editors are John Coggon and Judy Laing of the Centre for Health, Law, and Society, University of Bristol Law School. 

Visit our homepage for details.


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The latest issue of the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly just been published. Entitled 'Caught in the web: capturing the zeitgeist of "Big Tech" companies, social media speech and privacy', it has been guest edited by Peter Coe. 

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This short preview edition showcases articles to be published in our forthcoming winter special issue entitled: 'Caught in the web: capturing the zeitgeist of "Big Tech" companies, social media speech and privacy'. 


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Additional article added to Autumn Preview issue

We have now made available another open access article in this preview issue by our special issue guest editor, Dagmar Schiek. Entitled 'Brexit on the island of Ireland: beyond unique circumstances', it is one of eight articles along the theme of: On the never-ending road to ‘Brexit’: perspectives for the European Union.

Read the article here.


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The Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly was founded in 1936 and is a leading peer-reviewed legal journal published four times a year in electronic format by the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast. The journal considers prospective articles on all areas of law and from all methodologies. At the start of 2018 a new Editorial Board was appointed with Dr Mark Flear as the Chief Editor, and Dr Heather Conway and Dr Luke Moffett as Co-Editors.


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