The Journal of Law, Technology and Trust (JLTT) is a new peer reviewed, open access online journal that aims to encourage interdisciplinary and international debate of issues focused upon law, technology and trust and trustworthiness. It is published by Northumbria University, UK.
JLTT publishes peer reviewed articles and future-thinking pieces, policy reports and case reviews. The journal embraces both academic debate, and discussion of practical and regulatory issues faced by those in policy and practice.
The Editorial Committee of the Journal of Law, Technology and Trust welcomes submissions for its Winter 2020 Launch Issue. Submissions should be suitable for publication in one of the following sections:
- Articles (5,000-8,000 words)
- Future Thinking Pieces (3,000-5,000 words)
- Policy Reports (1,000-2,000 words)
- Case Reviews (3,000-5,000 words)
We particularly welcome submissions considering the current Covid-19 pandemic and its impact upon law, technology and trust, and submissions discussing current disruptive technological and societal environments, including, but not limited to, these broad areas:
- Big Tech and the use of data
- Online harms and intermediary liability
- Datafication and discrimination risk
- The ethical and legal implications of coronavirus tracing and tracking apps, and ‘immunity passports’
- Police powers, surveillance and national security legislation
- Technology, the courts and the wider justice system
- Legal practice in a time of pandemic
- The conflict between public protection, public health and individual rights
- Coronavirus scams, trust and cybersecurity
- Remote working and home learning and their implications for personal and organisational privacy
- Telehealth: the online monitoring of health and personal behaviours
Pieces to be considered for the Winter 2020 launch issue should be submitted via the online journal submission process by no later than 5pm on 1 October 2020. Pieces received after this date will be considered for inclusion in the Spring 2021 issue.
Articles, Future Thinking Pieces and Case Reviews will be subject to JLTT’s standard processes of peer review. Policy Reports will be subject to editorial review.
The Managing Editors would be happy to discuss prospective submissions with interested contributors.
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