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Amicus Curiae

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Amicus Curiae is the official journal of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

The journal is released quarterly covering a diverse range of subjects in Law, as well as reports on recent news from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and the wider legal world. Contributors include lawyers, legal scholars, and other legal professionals, many of whom are also members of SALS.

Amicus Curiae is edited by Julian Harris, Associate Research Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.

Accessing the journal
The latest editions of Amicus Curiae are available both in print, and in electronic format via our online database.



  • Print editions of the journal are available by subscription to SALS members, organisations, and private subscribers for an annual rate of £75 per annum (£85 for non-EU overseas subscribers).

Amicus Curiae also has its own website, containing further information on the publication and its history. Additional guidelines on access and citation for the journal in its electronic form are available through Amicus Curiae Online in SAS Open Journals.

Amicus Curiae Centuria
In October 2015, SALS celebrated the publication of the 100th issue of Amicus Curiae. In honour of this, the publication was declared pro bono publico, opening up access to all editions of the journal published between 1997 and 2014 for the benefit of legal and academic communities around the world.

Pro bono publico editions of Amicus Curiae can be accessed in the SAS Open Journals System and on SAS Space, hosted by the School of Advanced Studies, University of London.

Writing for Amicus Curiae
We welcome article submissions from our membership and the wider legal community. Prospective contributors should get in touch with Julian Harris, at with articles and proposals.

Guidelines for authors are available on the Amicus Curiae website.

Page last updated: 1st February 2018