An academic journal showcasing the legal scholarship of Western Australian law students

NOW Accepting submissions for volume 04

Submission Guidelines

The Western Australian Student Law Review welcomes submissions from students enrolled at the law schools of WA’s five universities: Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, University of Notre Dame Australia and the University of Western Australia.

We publish original, thoughtful and well-written legal papers on topical and interesting issues of law. We will accept articles, case notes, book reviews and other legal commentary.

Formatting and Style

Submissions should : 

  • for articles, be between 3,000 - 12,000 (longer submissions will be considered);

  • for case notes, be between 1,500 - 3,000 words;

  • be submitted in word (.doc) format);

  • include a title;

  • include an abstract of between 100 - 300 words;

  • not include a bibliography;

  • strictly comply with the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th ed); and

  • not use 'ibid' or 'above n' - full citations must be used for ease of editing.

Writer’s Agreement

By submitting your work to the Western Australian Student Law Review, you warrant that: 

  • your submission is your own original work;

  • your submission has not been published elsewhere;

  • you have not and will not submit the work for publication in another journal until notified of the outcome of your submission to the WASLR;

  • you have complied with the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th ed);

  • you agree to your work being edited by the editors of the WASLR; and

  • you agree to have your work, as edited, published in the WASLR.

Ready to Submit?

Address your work to KELSEY HOUWEN at executiveofficer@wastudentlawreview, with the subject line as: Submission - Name - School