Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association


The Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association (JALTA) is an electronic double blind peer reviewed journal. Established in 2008, JALTA is published annually and subsequent to the Association’s Annual Conference. 


Only papers presented at the ALTA Annual Conference are eligible for submission for publication in JALTA, subject to editorial discretion and the peer review process.

2016 jalta

Submissions information

JALTA publishes articles of between 2,500-5,000 words in length, though articles that are longer than this limit may be considered for publication on a case-by-case basis by the Editor-in-Chief. There is no prescribed number of articles for each issue of JALTA. All submissions should be made by email in double spaced 12 point Times Roman font. An Abstract of approximately 100 words should be submitted on a separate page.  Please read this JALTA Information Booklet which provides information about the process, publication timeline, author guidelines and contains the Submission and Copyright form.  The deadline for submissions is Friday 29 July 2016.


Submissions must be made to:


All submissions to JALTA are subject to double blind peer review by appropriate specialists in the field. JALTA satisfies the requirements to be regarded as peer reviewed as contained in current Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) Specifications.  JALTA also meets the description of a refereed journal as per current Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) categories.


Copyright in articles published in JALTA remains with the author. The author will be asked to sign a copy of the Copyright Licence Agreement before an article can be published.


Style Guide
JALTA has adopted as its style guide the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) 3rd Edition, produced by the Melbourne University Law Review.


2015 Jalta

The 2015 JALTA contains ten articles across six subject areas.  The complete journal is available below alongside the individual articles.  Previous editions are available at the bottom of this page. 


2015 JALTA Consolidated Edition (PDF; 16.4 MB) 


2015 JALTA - Individual Papers

Previous Editions

For a PDF from a Edition, please select an option below.




Vol 7 No 1 & 2

Individual Papers Consolidated Edition


Vol 6 No 1 & 2

Individual Papers Consolidated Edition


Vol 5 No 1 & 2

Individual Papers

Consolidated Edition


Vol 4 No 1 & 2 

 Individual Papers Consolidated Edition


Vol 3 No 1 & 2 

 Individual Papers Consolidated Edition


Vol 2 No 1 & 2 

 Individual Papers Consolidated Edition


Vol 1 No 1 & 2 

 Individual Papers Consolidated Edition





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