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New legal journals from Kluwer, ASIL & new company.

Five new legal journals have recently been launched by The American Society of International Law (ASIL; Washington, D.C.), Inderscience Publishers (London), Cameron may Ltd. (London), Kluwer Law (New York) and a new company, JLTRM, Inc. (Issaquah, WA).

ASIL, in partnership with the International Judicial Academy (Washington, D.C.), has begun the online publication of "International Judicial Monitor," a new information resource for "judiciaries, justice sector professionals, and the rule of law community around the world." Access is free. It is published six times a year.

Each issue of the periodical includes an interview with a sitting justice, an examination of the development of a specific international tribunal, news and information on relevant judicial developments, coverage of international legal developments worldwide, data on new international resources, summaries of relevant cases, and opinions and commentary from a range of international legal practitioners and scholars.

Inderscience Publishers has begun the publication of the "International Journal of Private Law," a new quarterly title that deals with all aspects of private law including audio-visual, media and communication, and space law. An annual print or online subscription costs 450 [euro].

Designed for both classroom and practical uses, the journal is targeted to students, professors, legal practitioners, judges and related legal professionals. It is designed to be a forum for the exchange of communication among policy makers, legal practitioners, government agencies, universities and business concerned with practical legal issues prevalent in private law. Content includes coverage of such topics as commercial law and bankruptcy, employment and labor law, finance and corporate governance, intellectual property, space and aviation law, communication law, equity and trust, and jurisdiction and judgments, among others.

International legal publisher Cameron May Ltd. has begun the publication of the "Journal of European Criminal Law," a new quarterly journal targeted to practicing lawyers involved in European criminal law issues, prosecutors, judges, and national and EU legislators. It is available in print and online and an annual subscription costs $350.

Cameron May said the journal covers issues related to the growing incursion of EU law into the criminal field as well as issues of a cross-border nature within Europe. It includes short contributions on such topics as extradition, mutual and judicial assistance, legislative and judicial developments in Europe and legal developments in white-collar crime.

The "Journal of Legal Technology Risk Management" (JLTRM) has been launched by a new company of the same name (Issaquah, WA) with a Spring issue. The new journal will be published twice a year and a two-year subscription costs $199.

The company said the title is being distributed to 15,000 corporate senior executives, law school libraries, judicial officials, senior legislators and legal practitioners. It is published in hardcopy with an accompanying CD that contains the articles and relevant references. An abbreviated edition is produced electronically.

"JLTRM" is designed to provide a forum for the discussion and education of legal professionals concerning the legal issues businesses and governments face in the use of information technology as an enabling infrastructure. It seeks to "heighten awareness" of the intersection between business technology and regulatory compliance and risk among general legal experts, technology/legal specialists, audit specialists and legal scholars.

Finally, in January, Kluwer Law International (New York) began the regular monthly publication of "Global Trade and Customs Journal," a monthly title that provides analysis and commentary on "critical practical issues affecting international trade and customs compliance," the company said. An annual subscription costs $531.

The journal's mission is to provide "actionable information" that will help readers protect their clients and organizations from developments that could adversely affect their interests. The journal includes information on government and agency rules and regulations, compliance programs and cost-effective business processes, trade issues with the potential for financial implications, identifying compliance opportunities, industry-specific issues and trends, the latest developments affecting trade and customs law, and global developments.
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Date:May 17, 2007
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