CFP : "Monograph on Language and Law"

Alicante Journal of English Studies
Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

Call for Papers – 2015 issue


Miguel Angel CAMPOS PARDILLOS, University of Alicante (Spain)
Shaeda ISANI (University Grenoble-Alpes (France)

First Deadline (abstract proposals) : April 15th, 2015
Second Deadline (full papers) : October 1st, 2015

Alicante Journal of English Studies (Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses) is an internationally distributed and well-indexed journal on English Studies published annually since 1988 by the University of Alicante (Spain). It is available both in paper and electronic formats. Previous issues of the journal can be accessed at the Alicante Journal of English Studies at <>
Alicante Journal of English Studies is currently preparing a Special Issue on Language and Law to appear early 2016. It invites contributions on a variety of aspects of language related to the law : semantics, terminology, lexicology, lexicography, translation, teaching, critical discourse analysis, etymology, simplification, etc. Contributions should include language related to the English-speaking legal systems as one of the parameters of analysis, either as per se or in comparison with other legal cultures or language(s).

In addition to scholarly articles, proposals for book reviews of recent publications related to the field of law and language are also welcome.

Submissions will be submitted to a double-blind peer-reviewed panel.

Abstracts outlining problematization, methodology and corpus (approx. 400 words, not including bibliographical references) should be submitted before April 15th, 2015 to both co-editors simultaneously :

Shaeda ISANI

Authors selected will be notified before 1st June, 2015.
Full papers must be received before 1st October 2015 and must comply with the Journal guidelines <> .