About Medicine, Science and the Law

Journal of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences


Professor Peter Vanezis OBE

Publication details

2010, Volume 50, 4 issues (quarterly from January)

Online archive: From volume 43, 2003

Print ISSN 0025-8024

Online ISSN 2042-1818

Aims and scope

Medicine, Science and the Law is an academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed papers on a wide range of subjects of forensic interest. The journal aims to inform its readers from a broad perspective and demonstrate the interrelated nature and scope of the forensic disciplines. The journal will keep its readers informed of developments and trends through reporting, discussing and debating current issues of importance in forensic practice. Reviews, original research, case reports, viewpoint articles, letters and other relevant contributions are welcome on all forensic subjects and the law relating to forensic medicine and science.

Indexing and abstracting
Medicine, Science and the Law is currently included in the following services in print and/or electronic format: MedLine, PubMed, Current Contents(Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index).

The 2008 impact factor for Medicine, Science and the Law is 0.467.


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