Criminal Law Forum is the Official Journal of the Society for the Reform of Criminal Law, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is a peer reviewed journal dedicated to the advancement of criminal law theory, practice, and reform throughout the world. Under the direction of an international editorial board, Criminal Law Forum serves the global community of criminal law scholars and practitioners through its publication of original contributions and the dissemination of noteworthy public documents.

  • Advances criminal law theory, practice, and reform throughout the world
  • Official Journal of the Society for the Reform of Criminal Law
  • Publishes original contributions and disseminates noteworthy public documents

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Kai Ambos
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

64 days
Submission to first decision
144 days
Submission to acceptance
38,960 (2019)
Downloads

Latest articles

  1. Authors

    • Alexander Heinze
    • Content type: BookReview
    • Open Access
This journal has 51 open access articles

Journal updates

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

View all updates

Subscribe

eJournal
$79.00
Note this is only the net price. Taxes will be calculated during checkout.
  • Immediate online access with complete access to all articles starting 1997
  • Downloadable in PDF format
  • Subscription expires 12/31/2021

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1572-9850
Print ISSN
1046-8374
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. ANVUR
  2. CNKI
  3. Dimensions
  4. EBSCO Associates Programs Source
  5. EBSCO Book Review Digest Plus
  6. EBSCO Criminal Justice Abstracts
  7. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. EBSCO Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
  9. EBSCO Legal
  10. EBSCO Military Transition Support Center
  11. EBSCO OmniFile
  12. EBSCO Vocational Studies
  13. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  14. Google Scholar
  15. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  16. Naver
  17. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  18. ProQuest Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)
  19. ProQuest Career & Technical Education Database
  20. ProQuest Central
  21. ProQuest Criminal Justice
  22. ProQuest Research Library
  23. ProQuest Social Science Collection
  24. ProQuest Sociology
  25. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  26. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  27. SCImago
  28. SCOPUS
  29. TD Net Discovery Service
  30. UGC-CARE List (India)
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© Springer Nature B.V.