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 24, No 1 (2018): EjoCLI

Table of Contents


A balance of rights and protections in public order policing: A case study on Rotherham HTML
Jamie Grace
Making practice more affective: Emotional intelligence as a legal meta-competency HTML
Emma Jones
The European Central Bank under the Single Supervisory Mechanism. Cooperation, Delegation, and Reverse Majority Voting HTML
Paul Weismann
Law and Justice in Popular Music: Murder Ballads HTML
Daniel Carl Newman
Extending Protection Against Age Discrimination outside the Area of Employment HTML
Krystyna Romanivna Bakhtina
International investments, BIT and rules of Arbitration HTML
Zia Akhtar
Should the penalty rule in contract law be abolished? A biblical answer to an apparently irreligious question HTML
Alex Nicholson

ISSN: 2059-0881