The blog is looking for contributions! Should you be interested in publishing some of your ideas, please feel free to send us an email.
Examples of areas of law, criminology & politics would include but not limited to the following: private law (contract, tort and trusts), public and constitutional law, EU law, criminal law, criminology, commercial law, tech law (IP, IT, regulation), medical law, law and politics, international law, jurisprudence, human rights, British politics, European politics, international politics, criminal justice, state crime, international crime.
Guidelines for submission
- Posts might look like articles, case comments or reviews of events taking place at the University of Hertfordshire or at other universities.
- Posts concerning recent issues or recent case law will take priority.
- The word limit should be between 500-1000 words.
- No bibliography is necessary; however, any cases, legislation and academic articles referred to must be cited as footnotes in OSCOLA
- Use of the first person singular is allowed, but other than that, a formal style of writing is required.
- Authors should utilise British spelling, i.e. “recognise” rather than “recognize”.
- Cases should be italicized
- The editors’ role will be to check the articles for accuracy, correctness and plagiarism. However, writers may not rely on editors and they should ensure that their submissions are at a proper standard.
- Blog posts are less formal than essays and academic articles and the writers are expected to incorporate their own style. However, academic standard should be ensured.