Laws (ISSN 2075-471X) is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed, open access journal of legal systems, theory, and institutions, and is published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ESCI (Web of Science)RePEcvLex Justis, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Laws
Business, Human Rights and Sustainable Development Guest Editor: Mara Tignino
Deadline: 30 March 2021
Special Issue in Laws
Rule of Law and Immigration in the Age of the Global Compact Migration Guest Editor: Marion Panizzon
Deadline: 15 April 2021
Special Issue in Laws
Laws and Emerging Technologies Guest Editor: Esther Salmerón-Manzano
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Special Issue in Laws
The European Union and the Law of the Sea Guest Editor: Stefan Kirchner
Deadline: 15 May 2021
Topical Collection in Laws
Disability Human Rights Law Collection Editor: Anna Arstein-Kerslake
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