About the Journal

The Deakin Law Review was published from 1994 until 2019 and has ceased publication as an active law journal.

Focus and Scope

The aim of the Deakin Law Review was to publish relevant, thought-provoking and quality legal scholarship on a broad range of issues.

Peer Review Process

Articles in the Deakin Law Review  were double-blind refereed and complied with The Australian Guide to Legal Citation.

Publication Frequency

The Deakin Law Review released two issues per year.

Open Access Policy

The Deakin Law Review  provided immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

Starting with volume 1, 1994, Deakin Law Review was published

The DLR Editors also considered accessibility to the legal and wider community as important, so to that end issues  from 2004 were published on this website and in on-line databases such as EBSCO, AustLII and HeinOnline. 
DLR articles in AustLII and this website are openly and freely available, without subscription.