Canadian Journal of Law & Technology
Canada's leading law and technology journal.
Official journal of IT.Can, the Canadian Internet Lawyers Association
The Canadian Journal of Law and Technology (CJLT) is an established legal journal dedicated to providing coverage of legal issues relating to law and technology from both Canadian and international perspectives.
Published twice a year since 2002, CJLT is edited by Robert Currie and Steve Coughlan of Dalhousie's Law and Technology Institute, and published by Thomson Carswell. The journal features articles, comments, and book reviews on law and technology issues.
Volume 13, No 1 – June 2015
|An Introduction to the Intellectual Property Law Implications of 3D Printing
|Signing Your Next Deal With Your Twitter @Username: The Legal Uses of Identity-Based Cryptography
|"Records Management Law" - A Necessary Major Field of the Practice of Law
|Technological Neutrality Explained & Applied to CBC v. SODRAC
Cameron J. Hutchison
Volume 12, No 2 – November 2014
|Access of Evil? Legislating Online Youth Privacy in the Information Age
|Combining Familial Searching and Abandoned DNA: Potential Privacy Outcomes and the Future of Canada's National DNA Data Bank
|With Great Power Comes Little Responsibility: The Role of Online Payment Service Providers with regards to Websites Selling Counterfeit Goods
J. Bruce Richardson
|The Song Remains the Same: Preserving the First Sale Doctrine for Secondary Market of Digital Music
|Rethinking Online Privacy in Canada: Commentary on Voltage Pictures v. John and Jane Doe
Volume 12, No 1 – June 2014
John D. Gregory
|Near-field Communication Technology: Regulatory and Legal Recommendations for Embracing the NFC Revolution
|Atteinte à la vie privée et la publicité comportementale
|Fan Fiction and Canadian Copyright Law: Defending Fan Narratives in the Wake of Canada's Copyright Reforms
|Artificial Intelligence Insourcing: Why Software Technology Will Dominate Legal Process Outsourcing For Routine Document Drafting
|Book Review: Juries in the 21st Century, by Jacqueline Horan
Call for papers
The journal seeks to achieve a balance between scholarly consideration of significant issues in information technology law, and shorter pieces that explore issues of practical concern or application. The journal is also open to articles and comment pieces that explore legal issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The journal will also include relevant book reviews. Contributions to the journal may be in either English or French.
- Scholarly articles are articles which involve significant research and which develop an idea or thesis of importance in the area of information technology law. Such articles should be approximately 6000 to 12,500 words.
- Comment pieces will typically address a particular focussed issue of current concern. They may aim to expose a problem or difficulty in the law, to propose solutions or recommend legislative reform. Comment pieces may include case comments, or comments on recent legislative or policy initiatives. Comments should be approximately 2500 to 5000 words.
- Book reviews should be of new or current publications in the area of law and technology. Reviews should be approximately 1250 to 2500 words in length.