SAS Open Journals System

As part of the SAS Open Journals System IALS law journals are published under a ‘Diamond’ open access model, whereby authors publish immediate open access without having to pay an Article Processing Charge (APC) and articles are free to read and download.

This open access publishing model supports the mission of both the University of London Press and IALS in ensuring greater accessibility and discoverability of the research published in these journals by a wider global audience including researchers, practitioners, policymakers and the wider public.

See also the University of London Press for more information about open access journals at the School of Advanced Study.

IALS Open Access Journals

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae, is a peer-reviewed, official journal of both the Society of Advanced Legal Studies and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies that aims to promote scholarship and research that involves academics, the legal profession and those involved in the administration of law.

Now in it's 2nd series Amicus Curiae is freely available online as an open journal and includes over 700 articles by more than 450 authors.



When writing for Amicus Curiae issue 2.4.2, authors should consult and follow the Amicus Curiae Style Guide

Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review

This freely available Open Access version of Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review (DEESLR) has been developed by Stephen Mason (founder, publisher and general editor) with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), School of Advanced Study, University of London on the SAS Open Journals System. 

DEESLR brings articles, legal developments and case reports to academics, practitioners and the industry in relation to digital evidence and electronic signatures from across the world. The Review also seeks to include reports on technical advances and book reviews.

The journal is published once a year, in October/November. Advanced Articles may also be published throughout the year.


IALS Student Law Review

IALS Student Law Review (ISLRev) is an online open access peer-reviewed law journal established by the Institute on the School of Advanced Study's Open Journals System. The IALS Student Law Review is run by IALS PhD legal research students assisted by an academic member of staff at IALS. The journal is intended as a showcase for legal scholars from postgraduate students and early career scholars to well-established academics; and, intends to target both members of the legal academia and practitioners in addition to students. ISLRev is pleased to be selected for inclusion in DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals.