Laws — Open Access Journal

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.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 32.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • 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
Migrants and Human Rights Protections Guest Editor: Sylvie Da Lomba
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Laws
Business, Human Rights and Sustainable Development Guest Editor: Mara Tignino
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Laws
Criminology and Criminal Justice Guest Editor: Samantha Jeffries
Deadline: 31 December 2020
Special Issue in Laws
Refugees and International Law: The Challenge of Protection Guest Editor: James C. Simeon
Deadline: 1 January 2021
Topical Collection in Laws
Disability Human Rights Law Collection Editor: Anna Arstein-Kerslake
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