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
  • Kai Ambos
Editor-in-chief emeritus
  • William A. Schabas
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  1. Content type: BookReview


    Authors: Alexander Heinze


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