European Journal of Current Legal Issues

The European Journal of Current Legal Issues (EJoCLI) is the oldest open access legal eJournal in Europe, first published in 1995 as the Web Journal of Current Legal Issues and retitled to reflect a more European context in 2015.  It is refereed, focusing on issues which are topical and important within the field of law. The Journal is currently edited at the School of Law, Lancaster University.  From 1995 to 2012 it was published at Newcastle University and between 2012 to 2016 at the School of Law, Queen's University of Belfast. Issues prior to 2013 are now held on BAILII and are available here.  The URL for the journal is  The contents are also available under the previous URL of

Vol 23, No 2 (2017): EJoCLI

Table of Contents


Family Reunion in a University Law Clinic: A Model for Law Schools? HTML
James Marson, Katy Ferris, Clare Tudor
An Evaluation of the Implications of EU Climate and Energy Governance for the UK in light of Brexit HTML
Thomas Louis Muinzer
Enhancing Public Access to Legal Information: A Proposal for a New Official Legal Information Generic Top-Level Domain HTML
Leesi Ebenezer Mitee


Equality Mis-steps in the Stern Review and the Proposals for the Second Research Excellence Framework HTML
James Hand

Case Notes

Misunderstanding and Misapplication of Motor Insurance Law. Will the Supreme Court come to the Rescue? HTML
James Marson, Katy Ferris
A Psycho-Legal Analysis and Criminal Trajectory of Female Child Serial Killer Beverley Allitt HTML
Saskia Ryan, Dominic Willmott, Nicole Sherretts, Krzysztof Kielkiewicz

Book Reviews

Book: ‘The Impact of the ECHR on Democratic Change in Central and Eastern Europe: Judicial Perspectives edited by Iulia Motoc and Ineta Ziemele’ [Cambridge University Press Cambridge 2017] ISBN: 978-1-107-13502-4 HTML
Sophie Gallop

ISSN: 2059-0881