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Welcome to Language & Law, the e-journal of the International Language and Law Association!

The Journal

Language & Law is an open-access, double-blind peer-reviewed e-journal which offers a forum for research on the interdependence of language and law in all of its facets, from theoretical approaches to the resolution of practical issues.


The role of language in law and society, theory of law and language, forensic linguistics, translation and inter-cultural issues, legal interpretation, law and literature, as well as applied issues like authorship attribution, language in the courtroom and computational aspects.


The goal is to increase the number of high-quality scientific publications, as well as to develop and establish new methods of network-based cooperative information management which will in turn establish high-speed, open, and transparent digital peer publishing in an appealing environment.


  • Long-term Archiving
  • Citability by Uniform Resource Names
  • Certified Registration in national Data Bases and Catalogues
  • Representation of Multimedia Components
  • Professional Publication System

Join the Journal!

As an open-access e-journal, Language & Law does not require any kind of membership registration - you are free to read, contribute and participate.

Become an Author

Language & Law invites all original high-quality papers which comprise points of interface between the disciplines of trade, law and communication. Copy- right remains with the author(s). Language & Law works with a high-class specialized editorial board and guarantees speedy processing of submissions while maintaining strict quality control.