Journal of Forensic Medicine and Legal Affairs

Aims and Scope

The journal covers the following aspects but not restricted to Medicine, toxicology, pathology, odontology, anthropology, psychiatry, genetics, mental health, nursing, Taphonomy with respect to forensic science and legal aspects like

  • Death and custody care
  • Systems in forensic medicine
  • Criminology
  • Medical law, medical ethics
  • Child abuse
  • Elder abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Torture
  • Suicide, Parasuicide
  • Self - harm
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Drink and drug driving
  • Traffic medicine, transportation, refugee and asylum medicine
  • Euthanasia and end of life issues
  • Consent
  • Confidentiality
  • Clinical negligence
  • Medical disciplinary procedures
  • The coronial system
  • Clinical governance
  • Clinical risk management
  • Clinical performance review procedures
  • The validation, licensing and certification of doctors
  • Mass disaster, war graves
  • Human rights