Call for Papers: Winter 2020 Launch Issue


Call for Papers
Winter 2020 Launch Issue

The editors of the JLTT welcome submissions for the journal's Winter 2020 Launch Issue.  Submissions should be suitable for publication in one of the following sections: Articles (5,000-8,000 words); Future Thinking Pieces (3,000-5,000 words); Policy reports (1,000-2,000 words) and Case Reviews (3,000-5,000 words).

We particularly welcome submissions considering the current Covid-19 pandemic and its impact upon law, technology and trust, and submissions discussing disruptive technological and societal environments, including, but not limited to, these broad areas:

Big Tech and the use of data;
Online harms and intermediary liability;
Datafication and discrimination risk;
The ethical and legal implications of coronavirus tracking apps, and 'immunity passports';
Police powers, surveillance and national security;
Technology, the courts and the wider justice system;
Legal practice in a time of pandemic;
Conflicts between public protection, public health and individual rights;
Coronavirus scams, trust and cybersecurity;
Remote working and home learning and implications for personal and organisational privacy;
Teleheath: the online monitoring of health and personal behaviours.

Pieces to be considered for the Winter 2020 Launch Issue must be submitted via the online journal submission process by no later than 5pm on 1 October 2020.  Pieces received after this date will be considered for inclusion in the Spring 2021 issue.

Articles, Future Thinking Pieces and Case Reviews will be subject to JLTT's standard peer review process.  Policy Reports will be subject to editorial review.

The Managing Editors would be happy to discuss prospective submissions with interested contributors.