CFP: Waikato Law Review

The Waikato Law Review is accepting submissions for Volume 27.

Volume 27 of the Waikato Law Review will have a special focus on Public International Law and submissions are invited regarding any aspect or subject area within the field of Public International Law.

The special focus of the 2020 issue of the journal reflects the Faculty’s research expertise and interest in this field generally (and within the areas of Antarctica, Armed Conflict, Foreign Investment, Humanitarian Law, Human Rights, International Criminal Law, International Environmental Law, International Trade, Law of the Sea, and Space Law in particular).

The submission deadline is October 31, 2019.

Questions may be addressed to Dr Trevor Daya-Winterbottom FRSA FRGS, Editor-in-Chief at:

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: The Waikato Law Review encourages the publication of articles that align with the founding principles of Te Piringa – Faculty of Law: biculturalism, professionalism, and law in context. The Editorial Committee seeks articles that are timely and provide an original in-depth analysis of a topic.

Submitted papers must not have been published elsewhere (in electronic or print format) and must not be simultaneously under consideration by another journal or publishing company. Papers received are blind peer-reviewed and must receive a positive evaluation in order to be accepted for publication in the journal.

Articles should be within the range of 8,000-12,000 words including footnotes. Longer papers may be considered for publication in exceptional circumstances.

Comments on case law from superior courts or international courts and tribunals, or legislation should not exceed 8,000 words including footnotes.

CITATIONS: Papers submitted for consideration should comply with either the New Zealand Law Style Guide (available online at: or OSCOLA 4th Edition.

FORM: Papers should be submitted by email in Microsoft Word format to the Editor-in-Chief (as per the email contact details below).

AUTHOR DETAILS: The title page of the paper should include the author’s name, academic and professional affiliations and any other relevant personal details (e.g. email address). Authors must also provide the Editor-in-Chief with their postal and email address details and telephone number for correspondence purposes when submitting their papers for consideration.

About the author

Library Technology Specialist, West Virginia University College of Law