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Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Australia’s major journal on criminal justice

Published by the Sydney Institute of Criminology, Current Issues in Criminal Justice provides detailed analysis of national and international issues by a range of outstanding contributors. 

Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Current Issues in Criminal Justice features 'Contemporary Comments' – discussion at the cutting edge of the crime and justice debate, as well as reviews of recently released books.

It is published three times a year (March, July and November) and accepts submissions on a rolling basis (there are no submission deadlines).

Editor: Professor Murray Lee

Online access

You can access current and previous issues of Current Issues in Criminal Justice on the AustLII website.

Make a submission

Each submission that complies with submission requirements will be assessed by the Editor for suitability for anonymous peer review. The review process may take up to 12 weeks from the submission date.

Reviews are then considered by the Editor and authors are notified of the Editor's decision whether to publish. Please be aware there may be delays in this process depending on reviewer availability.