An Academic Scholars & Professionals Research Journal

Aim & Scope: The International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse is an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural peer-reviewed scholarly journal, integrating academic areas of law, linguistics, discourse analysis, psychology and sociology, presenting articles related to discussion of the linguistic aspects of law and legal issues, challenges and theory in legal interpretation/translation, and comments and review of such matters as arise at the nexus of language, law, and discourse; serving as a practical resource for lawyers, judges, legislators, applied linguists, discourse analysts and those academics who teach the future legal generations alongside practitioners in relevant fields.

Publication Schedule

Unfortunately, journal publication has been suspended.

The International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse publishes two editions per year (mid-year and end of year).

Open Access

This is an open access journal under the Creative Commons 4.0 license, which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

Author Rights

  • to be informed of the process of their submissions
  • to retain ownership of their manuscript regardless of editorial decisions
  • to discuss the decisions and recommendations from the editorial/review process
  • to manage their published article under the Creative Commons 4.0 license, i.e.,
    • to Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
    • to Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

* Customary scholarly practices dictate that any prior publications are duly cited, including journal name.

Ownership & Management (Publisher)

The International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse (IJLLD) is part of the English Language Education (ELE) Journals ( group, a Division of TESOL Asia (Australia) ( wholly owned by SITE Australia Ltd. ( ISSN registered address: Brisbane, Australia (SITE Australia).

Sister Journals

Postal Address

TESOL Asia/ELE, Centennial Road, Clark Freeport Zone
Clark, Pampanga, Philippines

+63 45 499 1434