African Student Law Journal

The African Student Law Journal (ASLJ) is a student-centered initiative based at the University of the Western Cape. Launched in November 2023, the journal is published online.

It aims to enhance the visibility of undergraduates and master’s students, and their contributions to current legal debates through publications. Students are called upon to think outside the box, identify the issues which have ignited debate in recent times in the various areas of law, and add their voice to these contemporary issues.

The journal will also provide a platform forunder graduate and master’s students to  suggest solutions to the problems confronting the world, particularly Africa and the rest of the Global South. Students are also encouraged to develop their research papers and/or theses into publishable articles. The journal accepts articles and/or case notes from any field of law, however master’s students may only submit articles . The language of publication is in English only. The submitted papers will undergo a single peer-review process and all contributions shall be available on open-access.

RSS African Student Law Journal: Announcements

  • Inaugural call for papers December 11, 2023
    The African Student Law Journal is excited to announce its call for papers for the inaugural issue. ASLJ aims to provide a platform for aspiring legal minds to showcase their research, critical analysis, and innovative perspectives on contemporary legal issues. About ASLJ ASLJ is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to promoting the work of emerging scholars […]
  • Journal launch November 6, 2023
    The African Student Law Journal (ASLJ) will be launching on 30 November. Watch this space for the first call for papers!