The Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine provides a forum for the rapid publication of topical articles on all clinical aspects of forensic medicine and closely related specialities. The Journal carries definitive reviews, original communications, hypotheses, learning points of important issues, offering critical analysis and scientific appraisal. All submissions are peer-reviewed by at least two independent reviewers, and the Journal is listed in MEDLINE/Index Medicus.
The recent increase in the volume of articles submitted in 2019/20 means the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine has the second highest submission rate in the Elsevier family of forensic journals after Forensic Science International. We are proud that submissions are from a breadth of geographical areas, and although both citations and downloads are increasing the Editor has decreased the time taken to make decisions and get work published online.
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Meet the Editor-in-Chief
Professor Wilma Duijst
Professor Wilma Duijst has a PhD in law and is an MD and lawyer, who has working in the field of paediatrics (hospital and youth health care).
Professor Duijst is currently working as a forensic physician and is also a professor in forensic medicine and criminal (and health) law.
Professor Duijst has been a judge working in criminal law for 15 years. She is also a member of the advisory board of closed criminal cases of the supreme court.
Wilma Duijst, can receive your queries via the Elsevier page below or by emailing email@example.com.
Dr Maria Nittis, Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Australia
Wendy Birch, University of College London, UK
René Gapert, Human Remains Services Ireland, Republic of IrelandContact the Editor
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Equality & Diversity Policy
The Editor, supported by the FFLM, is committed to pursuing equality and diversity in the Editorial Board membership and authorship.