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The publishes a regular working paper series on the Social Science Research Network.  The series focuses on the broad range of legal scholarship in all subject areas from members of the Faculty. The papers are published electronically and are available online or through email distribution.

Interested readers can browse the Working Paper Series at SSRN, or sign up to subscribe to the e-journal.

Recent Distributions

  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 8, No. 10
    • Rumiana Yotova: Challenges in the Identification of the ‘General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations’: The Approach of the International Court (38/2017)
    • Antje du Bois-Pedain: In Defense of Substantial Sentencing Discretion (39/2016)
    • Krzysztof Kornel Garstka: From Cyberpunk to Regulation – Digitised Memories as Personal and Sensitive Data within the EU Data Protection Law (40/2017)
    • Nora Ni Loideain: Cape Town as a Smart and Safe City: Implications for Governance and Data Privacy (41/2017)
  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 8, No. 9
    • Jacob Eisler: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back in Product Liability: The Search for Clarity in the Identification of Defects (32/2017)
    • Matthew H. Kramer: On Political Morality and the Conditions for Warranted Self-Respect (33/2016)
    • Nicholas McBride: Vindicatio - The Missing Remedy? (35/2017)
    • Rumiana Yotova: Systemic Integration: An Instrument for Reasserting the State's Control in Investment Arbitration? (37/2017)
  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 8, No. 8
    • Jacob Eisler: Partisan Gerrymandering and the Illusion of Unfairness (29/2017)
    • Brian Sloan: Charges for Charges: Home Sales Under the Care Act 2014 (30/2016)
    • David Erdos: Delimiting the Ambit of Responsibility of Intermediary Publishers for Third Party Rights in European Data Protection: Towards a Synthetic Interpretation of the EU acquis (31/2017)
    • Nicholas McBride: Equality, Flourishing, and the Existence of Legal Absolutes (34/2017)
  • Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 8, No. 7
    • Paul Daly: Brexit: Legal and Political Fault Lines (25/2017)
    • Brian Sloan: Burdens, Presumptions and Confusion in the Law on Want of Knowledge and Approval (26/2016)
    • Kathleen Liddell & Jeffrey Skopek: Informed Consent for Research Using Biospecimens, Genetic Information and Other Personal Data (27/2017)
    • Eyal Benvenisti & Doreen Lustig: Taming Democracy: Codifying the Laws of War to Restore the European Order, 1856-1874 (28/2017)


For general queries about the Working Paper Series, please contact Mr Daniel Bates in the first instance.  More information and guidance for Faculty members considering submitting to SSRN is available on the Faculty SSRN pages.