The Macquarie Law Journal is published by the Macquarie Law School. It is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scholarly dialogue concerning a wide range of legal issues.

Since 2012, The Macquarie Law Journal has been published annually and exclusively online. It was published annually in hard copy format between 2001 and 2009. Archived articles can be found on the AustLII database.


The Hon Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG
High Court of Australia

The Hon Justice Deidre O'Connor
Federal Court of Australia

The Editorial Board is comprised of a group of scholars of international standing with a strong and continuing record of critical and interdisciplinary legal scholarship.

  • Upendra Baxi, University of Warwick
  • Tony Blackshield, Macquarie University
  • Mitchell Dean, University of Newcastle
  • Anton Fagan, University of Cape Town
  • Desmond Manderson, Australian National University
  • Lawrence McNamara, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
  • Leslie Moran, University of London
  • Ngaire Naffine, University of Adelaide
  • Paul Patton, University of New South Wales
  • Stanley L Paulson, University of Kiel
  • Ian Ramsay, University of Melbourne
  • Alexander Reilly, University of Adelaide
  • Stephen A Smith, McGill University
  • Margaret Thornton, Australian National University
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Last updated: 17 Dec 2019