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Roman law: Periodicals

Specialist law journals

Finding legal articles

Lawyers and law students should not rely solely on the Journal Articles tab on SOLO, nor become over reliant on Google Scholar.

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Law journals which may include articles on Roman law

Journals with a specific focus on Roman law have shelf marks starting Roman 300 (Issues from 2000 onwards can be found on Floor 1; pre-2000 issues are on Floor 0)

  • Bullettino dell'Istituto di diritto romano
  • Index : Quaderni camerti di studi romanistici
  • IVRA : rivista internazionale di diritto romano e antico
  • Labeo : rassegna di diritto romano
  • Studia et documenta historiae et iuris
  • Subseciva Groningana
  • Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte. Romanistische Abtheilung

However there are some law journals with a more general legal historical slant which may yet sometimes have useful articles.

American Journal of legal history

USA 300 A130 AJLH  
Journal of Legal History Cw UK 300 J70 JLH  
Law and History Review USA 300 L65 LHR  
Legal history (formerly Australian Journal of Legal History) Cw Austral 300 A27.5    
Tijdschrift voor rechtsgeschiedenis Netherlands 300 T50 Tijds Rgeschied or Leg.Hist.Rev  
Revue historique de droit francais et etranger France 300 R210 RHD  

Finally, generalist law journals may also accept articles dealing with legal history - and for Roman law this is especially true of journals published in civil law jurisdictions.