The Law, Criminology and Policing Student Led Journal



The Law, Criminology and Policing Journal was set up in September 2018.

This student led journal is the first of its kind at Edge Hill University and provides those studying Law, Criminology and Policing with an essential platform to have their work published.

The Journal is managed by students from the Law & Criminology Department:

  • Kayleigh Judge
  • Olivia Gatfield
  • Ethan Molnar
  • Grace Connor

Kayleigh Judge is the Editor in Chief of the journal. Kayleigh recently graduated with a Law degree and is currently a postgraduate student in the department, completing a Masters by Research. Following her postgraduate studies, Kayleigh’s aim is to move on to do a PhD, as she would like to be a lecturer in law.

Olivia Gatfield is currently a third year Law student. Olivia is the President of Edge Hill’s Law Student Society. After completing her undergraduate studies, Olivia will be moving on to complete the BPTC alongside an LLM.

Ethan Molnar is a third year Policing student. Ethan is the President of the Edge Hill Policing Society.  Ethan’s next step after graduating will be to join the Police.

Grace Connor is a third year Criminology student. Grace is the President of Edge Hill’s Criminology Society. After completing her undergraduate studies, Grace will move on to a masters in mental health for children and young people. Aspiring to be a young offenders officer in the future.

The Journal is run with the full support of the Department of Law & Criminology, with staff from across the department acting as peer reviewers for the journal articles.  All views expressed in these articles are those of student authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Edge Hill University.



Anthony Downes (Second Year Criminology Student):
Should Young People Who Want to Express Themselves Through Drill Music Be Treated as Terror Suspects? December 2018.


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