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About the Journal

The Medical Law Review is established as an authoritative source of reference for academics, lawyers, legal and medical practitioners, law students, and anyone interested in healthcare and the law.

The journal presents articles of international interest which provide thorough analyses and comment on the wide range of topical issues that are fundamental to this expanding area of law. In addition, commentary sections provide in depth explorations of topical aspects of the field.


Medical Law Review is covered by the following abstracting/indexing services:

  • Current Law Index
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books
  • Infotrac
  • Legal Journals Index
  • Legal Trac
  • Legal Trek
  • LexisNexis
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest 5000
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest 5000 International
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Central
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Discovery
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Health Management
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest International Academic Research Library
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest News & Magazines
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Pharma Collection
  • PROQUEST DATABASE : ProQuest Research Library
  • Science Citation Index (SCI)
  • Scopus
  • Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
  • Wilson OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition
Year Impact Factor Ssi: Law Si: Medical Ethics Si: Public, Environmental & Occupational Health Ssi: Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
2015 1.156
53 out of 147 12 out of 17

2014 0.650 70 out of 140 14 out of 18

2013 0.729 60 out of 131 13 out of 18

2012 0.755 71 out of 134 13 out of 18

2011 0.773

131 out of 157 103 out of 131

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