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International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue internationale de Sémiotique juridique

International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue internationale de Sémiotique juridique

Editor-in-Chief: Anne Wagner

ISSN: 0952-8059 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-8722 (electronic version)

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Anne Wagner
Université Lille - Nord de France
Centre de Recherche Droits et Perspectives du Droit, équipe René Demogue

Deborah Cao, Griffith University, Australia
Le Cheng, Zheijiang University, China
Sarah Marusek, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA

English Book Review Editors       
Thomas Giddens, University of Dundee, UK, t.giddens@dundee.ac.uk
Ashley Pearson, Griffith University & University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, ashleypea@gmail.com

French Book Review Editors
Ksenia Galuskina, University of Silesia, Poland, ksenia.galuskina@us.edu.pl
Arnaud Paturet, CNRS UMR 7074 CTAD, École Normale Supérieure, ENS-EHESS Campus Paris Jourdan, France, Arnaud.Paturet@ens.fr

Asian Book Review Editor
Ning YE, Centre for Police Discourse and Behaviour Research, Zhejiang Police College, Hangzhou, China, staryening@163.com

Associate Editors
Janet Ainsworth, Seattle University School of Law, USA
Rafat Alwazna, King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Kristian Bankov, New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria
Jan M. Broekman, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, USA
Vijay K. Bhatia, City University of Hong Kong SAR, China
Mathieu Devinat, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Jan Engberg, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Mark Featherstone, Keele University, UK
Maurizio Gotti, University of Bergamo, Italy
Jean-Claude Gémar, Université de Montréal, Canada
Bernard S. Jackson, University of Manchester, UK
Miklós Könczöl, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary
Massimo Leone, University of Torino, Italy
Shaun McVeigh, University of Melbourne, Australia
Aleksandra Matulewska, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Evandro Menezes de Carvalho, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil
Claudius Messner, Lecce University, Italy
Olivier Moréteau, Louisiana State University, USA
Timothy D. Peters, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
José de Sousa e Brito, Tribunal Constitucional, Portugal
Julia J. A. Shaw, De Montfort University, UK
Richard K. Sherwin, New York Law School, USA
Lawrence M. Solan, Brooklyn Law School, USA
Kieran Tranter, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Andreas Ventsel, University of Tartu, Estonia
Youping Xu, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

International Advisors

Jacques de Ville, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Alex Kasonde, Africa University, Zimbabwe

Kirsty Duncanson, La Trobe University, Australia
Muhammad Gamal, University of Canberra, Australia
Ben Hightower, University of Wollongong, Australia
William P. MacNeil, Southern Cross University, Australia
Joseph Pugliese, Macquarie University, Australia
David Rolph, University of Sydney, Australia
Terry Royce, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Robbie Sykes, Griffith University, Australia
Gary Wickham, Murdoch University, Australia

Shulamit Almog, University of Haifa, Israel
Sol Azuelos-Atias, University of Haifa, Israel
Han-Liang Chang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Christopher Hutton, The University of Hong Kong, China
Maya Khemlani David, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Ahmad Pakatchi, Imam Sadeqh University, Iran
Richard Powell, Nihon University, Japan
Marco Wan, The University of Hong Kong, China
Zhenhua Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Lin Zhu, China University of Political Science and Law, China

Angela Condello, University of Roma Tre, Italy
Philippe Greciano, Université de Grenoble, France
Joanna Jemielniak, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Stephan Kirste, University of Salzburg, Austria
Alexander Kozin, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Javier Moreno-Rivero, University of Cambridge, UK
Anna Piszcz, University of Bialystok, Poland
Isabelle Richard, Nantes University, France
Stephen Skinner, University of Exeter, UK
Marty Slaughter, University of London, UK
Anita Soboleva, National Research University Higher School of Economic, Russia
Vadim Verenich, University of Tartu, Estonia

North America
Kirsten Anker, McGill University, Canada
Ronald R. Butters, Duke University, USA
Clara Chapdelaine-Feliciati, York University, Canada
Christine Corcos, Louisiana State University, USA
Marcel Danesi, University of Toronto, Canada
Jeffrey Ellsworth, Ramapo College of New Jersey, USA
Neal Feigenson, Quinnipiac University School of Law, USA
Jack B. Hamlin, National University, USA
Sandy Lamalle, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Christina Spiesel, Yale Law School, USA
Amy Swiffen, Concordia University, Canada

South America
Celina Frade, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Farid Samir Benavides Vanegas, Universidad Naciónal de Colombia, Colombia

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