Welcome to the King’s Student Law Review

The King’s Student Law Review (KSLR) is a peer-reviewed academic publication run by researchers and post-graduate students based at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. We seek to publish the very best of legal scholarship written by students at King’s and other leading law schools. The KSLR is listed in the international database HeinOnline.

We are now in the process of publishing Volume IX, Issue I (2018) of our standard issue. 

However, we are accepting papers for our special edition on ‘Law and War’. This is a joint edition between KSLR and Strife. Strife the main peer-reviewed journal of the War Studies Department, King’s College London. 

Click here for details (i) KSLR – Strife Call for Papers  (ii) Submission Guidelines


See our current issue:


Alexander Heeps – Diplomatic Protection and Human Rights: Quo Vadis?

Justin Su-Wan Yang – The Shifting Tide (Once Again) of Shari’a Law in Northern Nigeria

Dr. Ronnie R. F. Yearwood – Ideas for a New Politics in Barbados: Governance and Truth

Giuseppe Lisella – The “Short Blanket” Of Civil Justice: A Comparative Analysis of Summary Judgments

Alfred Yang, Eric Hong – Should the Doctrine of Adverse Possession be Abolished in Hong Kong?

Ross Davis – Surfing the Wave: Pan-Africanism’s Relationship with Socialism and the Transatlantic Right-Wing

Dr. Nafees Ahmad – Internally Displaced Persons and International Refugee Law: Protection Gaps, Challenges and Implementation in Practice