The inaugural volume of the Australian Journal of Law & Religion is now available. Volume 1 and all contributions can downloaded for free as PDFs from the Australian Journal of Law & Religion website.
About the Journal
The Australian Journal of Law & Religion is the first peer-reviewed, scholarly journal in the antipodes to focus on the interactions of faith and the legal system. Every issue features articles, short essays, and book reviews from a diverse array of scholars from across the spectrum of religions and ideologies. It is published with the support of the Law, Religion, and Heritage Research Program Team of the University of Southern Queensland.
Published twice a year, all issues are available in print and free online through Gold Open Access. There is no fee for submissions or publication.
Contributions for Volume 1
- Renae Barker, Law and Religion in the Classroom: Teaching Church-State Relationships
- Muhammad Latif Fauzi, The Formation of Islamic Law in Indonesia: The Interplay Between Islamic Authorities and the State
- Neil Foster, Religious Freedom, Section 109 of the Constitution, and Anti-discrimination Laws
- Andrew Hemming, Why the Jury in Pell v The Queen Must Have Had a Doubt and the High Court was Right to Quash the Guilty Verdicts
- Patrick Parkinson, Adolescent Gender Identity and the Sex Discrimination Act: The Case for Religious Exemptions
- Katie Murray, Book Review: “Christians: The Urgent Case for Jesus in Our World” by Greg Sheridan
- Jeremy Patrick, Book Review: “Law and Religion in the Liberal State” edited by Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan and Darryn Jensen
Special topic forum: The Future of Law and Religion in Australia
- Luke Beck, The Continued Existence of the Crime of Blasphemy in Australia
- Anthony Gray, Proportionality in Australian Constitutional Law: Next Stop Section 116?
- Joel Harrison, The Liberal and Post-Liberal Futures of Law and Religion in Australia
Find out more
For general enquiries, or to obtain print copies of the journal, please contact the AJLR editors.