Legal Studies

(The median citation count of Legal Studies is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Criminalising deceptive sex: sex, identity and recognition8
Virtual coercion and the vulnerable consumer: ‘loot boxes’ as aggressive commercial practices6
Automated facial recognition and policing: a Bridge too far?5
The under-reporting of sexual harassment in Australian workplaces: are organisational processes falling short?5
Exploring the emotional burdens and impact of medical negligence litigation on the plaintiff and medical practitioner: insights from Ireland5
What shall I compare thee to? Legal journals, impact, citation and peer rankings5
Love in the time of Covid-19: a case-study of the complex laws governing weddings5
Understanding the barriers to defendant participation in criminal proceedings in England and Wales4
Habermasian utopia or Sunstein's echo chamber? The ‘dark side’ of hashtag hijacking and feminist activism4
The goals of EU competition law: a comprehensive empirical investigation4
More paternalism in the regulation of consumer financial investments? Private sector duties and public goods analysis4
Apologies as ‘shame management’: the politics of remorse in the aftermath of historical institutional abuse4
Reasonable accommodation in Irish equality law: an incomplete transformation3
Using IP rights to protect human rights: copyright for ‘revenge porn’ removal3
Enforcing rights in employment tribunals: insights from age discrimination claims in a new ‘dataset’3
The nature of property in cryptoassets3
Compulsory licensing: an effective tool for securing access to Covid-19 vaccines for developing states?3
Practical obstacles and structural legal constraints in the adoption of ‘defensive’ policies: comparing the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and the US Proposal for a Border Carbon Adjustment3
Regulatory discretion: structuring power in the era of regulatory capitalism3
A capabilities approach to best interests assessments3
The incoherent role of the child's identity in the construction and allocation of legal parenthood3
Constitutional functions and institutional responsibility: a functional analysis of the UK constitution3
Embedding alternative dispute resolution in the civil justice system: a taxonomy for ADR referrals and a digital pathway to increase the uptake of ADR3
A theory of children's decisional privacy3
The conflict between market competition and worker solidarity: moving from consumer to a citizen welfare standard in competition law3
Disputing death: brain death in the courts3
Schmitt, Dicey, and the power and limits of referendums in the United Kingdom2
‘Climate Change isn't Optional’: Climate Change in the Core Law Curriculum2
Vaccine damage schemes in the US and UK reappraised: making them fit for purpose in the light of Covid-192
Foreign-trained legal scholars in the UK: ‘irritants’ or ‘change agents’?2
Gone and forgotten: Vinogradoff's historical jurisprudence2
The crisis in legally aided criminal defence in Wales: bringing Wales into discussions of England and Wales2
Developing a relational law of contracts: striking a balance between abstraction and contextualism2
Planning, discretion and the legacy of onshore wind2
Charging ‘overseas visitors’ for NHS treatment, from Bevan to Windrush and beyond2
Les vulnérables : evaluating the vulnerability criterion in Article 14 cases by the European Court of Human Rights2
Online tribunal judgments and the limits of open justice2
Mental health and wellbeing at work in the UK: current legal approaches2
Re-examining judicial review of delegated legislation2
(Legal) assistance in employment matters to low-paid EU migrant workers in the East of England2
Exclusive jurisdiction clauses in international trust deeds1
Regulating high-cost short-term credit in the UK: is there scope for ‘libertarian paternalism’ based provisions?1
The evolution and consequences of digital rights management in relation to online music streaming1
Is the incompatibility of UK data retention law with EU law really a victory?1
Contesting the property paradigm amid ‘radical’ constitutional change: Living Rent and the Private Residential (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 20161
The neglected nexus between competition law and human rights: standard of proof for pecuniary penalties1
Consumer-generated reviews: time for closer scrutiny?1
The prospects for pluralism in contract theory1
Vaccination, conscientious objection and human rights1
Delegated legislation in the pandemic: further limits of a constitutional bargain revealed1
Unilateral permission and prescriptive acquisition: a Scottish perspective1
Insurer's liability under concurrent causation: English law and Chinese law compared1
Executive compensation: investor preferences during say-on-pay votes and the role of proxy voting advisers1
Bridging the accountability gap of artificial intelligence – what can be learned from Roman law?1
‘Mediators mediating themselves’: tensions within the family mediator profession1
Patents, healthcare and engaged shareholders: a pathway to encourage socially responsible patent use?1
The relational impact of social rights judgments: a trust-based analysis1
Homelessness and the ‘over-judicialisation’ of welfare1
Professional identity, legitimacy and managerialism at the Crown Prosecution Service1
Education, Law and Diversity: Schooling for One and All? by Neville Harris. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2020, 616 pp (£90, hardback) ISBN: 978-1-50-990670-31
Where the wild things are: the challenges and opportunities of the unregulated legal services landscape in family law1
When is illegality a defence to a tort?1
Exclusive jurisdiction clauses in international trust deeds – ERRATUM1
Comparing family property disputes in English and Singapore law: ‘context is everything’1
Permitting dual class shares in the UK premium listing regime – a path to enhance rather than compromise investor protection1
Statutory interpretation after Brexit: implications from a case study of VAT1
Statutory interpretation and the administrative state: refocusing the purposivist/intentionalist debate0
Crime and anti-social behaviour in England and Wales: an empirical evaluation of the ASBO's successor0
Revisiting the punitiveness of deportation0
Involuntariness in negligence actions0
A macro-level investigation of transatlantic controlling shareholder's fiduciary duty0
Interpreting change through legal culture: the case of the Irish exclusionary rule0
Pharmaceutical patent law and policy in Africa: a survey of selected SADC member states0
Contesting the property paradigm amid ‘radical’ constitutional change: Living Rent and the Private Residential (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 – CORRIGENDUM0
Facebook with money: the rise of online brokerage platforms and vulnerable groups0
Non-Competition Interests in EU Antitrust Law: An Empirical Study of Article 101 TFEU by Or Brook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022, 548 pp (£120 hardback) ISBN: 978-1-108-83760-60
Making Commercial Law Through Practice 1830–1970 by Ross Cranston. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021, 483pp (£85 hardback) ISBN: 978-1-107-19889-00
Missing in action? Mortgage enforcement under section 126 of the Consumer Credit Act 19740
Structuring prosecutorial power0
Parliamentary sovereignty and the protocol pincer0
The Humanity of Private Law – Part II: Evaluation by Nicholas J McBride. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2020, 200pp (£70 hardback). ISBN: 978-1-50-991199-8.0
The ‘human element’ in the social space of the courtroom: framing and shaping the deliberative process in mental capacity law0
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Developing VAT treaties: international tax cooperation in times of global recovery0
Self-employed surfers, universal credit and the minimally decent life0
The Extrajudicial Voice0
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The good character ‘backstop’: directions, defeasibility and frameworks of fairness0
Taking market crime seriously0
Exclusive jurisdiction clauses in international trust deeds – ERRATUM0
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Transforming the legal profession: an interview study of change managers in law0
Extra-territoriality and the UK Insolvency Act 19860
The law and ethics of a property rights approach to frozen embryo disputes0
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The end to testamentary freedom0
Legal research and the public good: the current landscape0
Vicarious liability in the UK Supreme Court and High Court of Australia0
The importance of ‘acting yourself into new ways of thinking’: preliminary findings on the impact of embedding workplace experiences in law degrees to positively impact student skills growth, degree r0
Law, politics, and pragmatism in the European Union and the United Kingdom - Alarums and Excursions: Improvising Politics on the European Stage by Luuk van Middelaar. Newcastle upon Tyne: Agend0
Fixing the misalignment of the concession of corporate legal personality0
Local, democratic community justice in the Mental Health Act 19830
The prohibition of forced or compulsory labour and conditional welfare under the United Kingdom's Universal Credit Scheme0
Hercules as a feminist judge? Revisiting Rackley's ‘Little Mermaid’ in the wake of the feminist judgments projects0
Reconceptualising Strict Liability for the Tort of Another by Christine Beuermann. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2019, 240 pp (£60 hardback). ISBN: 978-1-50-991753-2.0
‘Climate Change isn't Optional’: Climate Change in the Core Law Curriculum – CORRIGENDUM0
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Informing a sociological jurisprudence of mutual trust and confidence0
A decade of EU law in the courts of Scotland and Ireland: national legal systems compared0
The law of fixtures and chattels: recalibration, rationalisation and reform0
Access to justice and the role of parliamentarians: what happens to those who fall through the justice gap?0
The Attorney-General, politics and logistics – a fork in the road?0
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Is ‘conversion therapy’ tortious?0
Justice for the blackest malefactors? Determinate prison sentences, early release, and the ECHR0
Injunctions, land and the cynical breach0
Law and scale: lessons from Northern Ireland and Brexit0
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Enforcing charitable trusts: a study on the English necessary interest rule0
Advanced Introduction to Law and Literature by Peter Goodrich. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021, 119 pp (£15.95) ISBN: 978-1-78990-601-1.0
Legal dispositionism and artificially-intelligent attributions0
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Regulation of universities as charities: one step forward, two steps back0
The wrong vaccine: custody time limits and loss of liberty during Covid-190
Orchestrating finance with Material Adverse Changes?0
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Review of Child Sexual Abuse Reported by Adult Survivors: Legal Responses in England and Wales, Ireland and Australia by Sinead Ring, Kate Gleeson and Kim Stevenson. Routledge, 2022, 350pp (£104 hardb0
Conversations with friends: ‘friends of the Court’ interventions of the state parties to the European Convention on Human Rights0
The construction of patent claims0
Comparative law outside the ivory tower: an interdisciplinary perspective0
Quantification of damages for non-pecuniary losses deriving from breach of contract0
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An analysis of three distinct approaches to using defamation to protect corporate reputation from Australia, England and Wales, and Canada0
Law, Judges and Visual Culture by Leslie J Moran. Abingdon: Routledge, 2020, 260 pp (£120 hardback; £33.29 e book) ISBN: 978-1-13-861861-90
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Data, disclosure and duties: balancing privacy and safeguarding in the context of UK university student sexual misconduct complaints0
Time for Parliament to act? The PACCAR decision of the UK Supreme Court0
Beyond acts and omissions: remark-able criminal conduct0
Revisiting property transfer theory: English law and Chinese law compared0
Incapacitous patients, assisted reproductive technology, and the importance of informed consent0
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Discretion to exclude improperly obtained evidence in civil proceedings in England and Wales0
Legal sex status: the attitudes of non-binary people towards reform in England and Wales0
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Public order as a protectable interest0
Competition Overdose: How Free Market Mythology Transformed Us from Citizen Kings to Market Servants by Maurice E Stucke and Ariel Ezrachi. USA: Harper Business, 2020, 402 pp ($32.50 paperback). ISBN:0
The Attorney General and contempt of court – some political and constitutional concerns0
Causation or correlation: the chimera in section 11 of the Insurance Act 20150
The interpretation of policies in administrative law: the significance of audience0
‘Well, the burden never shifts, but it does’: celebrity, property offences and judicial innovation in Woolmington v DPP0
The ‘code adjudicator’ model: the Pubs Code, statutory arbitration and the tied lease0
What's law got to do with it? Is consumer law the solution to problems faced by student tenants?0
‘State threats’, security, and democracy: the National Security Act 20230
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‘Robinson Crusoe on a desert island’? Judicial education in Ireland, 1995–20190
Constitutional equality and executive action – a comparative perspective to the comparator problem0
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Delegated Legislation in the Pandemic: Further Limits of a Constitutional Bargain Revealed – CORRIGENDUM0
Nietzsche's ‘Eternal Recurrence’ and the renaissance of English and Welsh insolvency law reform0
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What does Covid-19 teach us about English contract law?0
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Security interests and knowing receipt0
Investigating the English public's awareness of the Bern Convention and their education on environmental issues and laws0
Criminal Law and the Man Problem by Ngaire Naffine. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2019. 304 pp (£55.00 hardback). ISBN: 978 1-50-991801-00
Obligations, consent and contracts in Scots law: re-analysing the basis of medical malpractice liability in light ofMontgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board0
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Scholars of Contract Law edited by James Goudkamp and Donal Nolan. Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2020, xix + 416 pp (£85 hardback) ISBN: 978-1-50-993846-90
Legal Pluralism in European Contract Law by Vanessa Mak. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020, 288 pp (£80.00 hardback). ISBN: 978-0-19-885448-7.0
Does the dual-class share structure help stock markets attract issuers? Empirical lessons from global financial centres0
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Opening Pandora's box? Capturing the edifice of ‘hopefulness’ in the private rented sector0
Trial of the State: Law and the Decline of Politics by Jonathan Sumption. London: Profile Books Ltd, 2019, 112 pp (£8.99 softback). ISBN 978-1-78-816373-6.0
The probable and the nonarbitrary: evidential foundations for a finding of guilt0
Sexual diversity and the Nationality and Borders Act 20220
Education, Law and Diversity: Schooling for One and All? – ERRATUM0
When is an administrator an ‘officer’ of the company?0
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Abandoning individual enforcement? Interrogating the enforcement of age discrimination law0
Trans (legal) parenthood and the gender of legal parenthood0
The imperfect legitimacy of judicial umpires in European multilevel democracies0
The UK Pay Transparency Regulations: apparent transparency without accountability?0
The modern rule of releases0
Policing, citizenship and the civil courts: how increased settlement of civil claims has impacted police accountability0
Between nation and empire: how the state matters in global health0
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Discrimination in digital immigration status0
The vicarious liability of sports governing bodies and competition organisers0
Food, dignity, and the European Court of Human Rights0
The tort of malicious prosecution of civil proceedings: a critique and a proposal0
Analysing legal responses to coerced debt0
Solicitors’ rights of audience, competence and regulation: a responsibility rights approach0