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 34.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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
The Protection of Minorities under International Law Guest Editor: Noelle Higgins
Deadline: 30 November 2019
Special Issue in Laws
Business, Human Rights and Sustainable Development Guest Editor: Mara Tignino
Deadline: 31 December 2019
Special Issue in Laws
Migrants and Human Rights Protections Guest Editor: Sylvie Da Lomba
Deadline: 30 April 2020
Special Issue in Laws
Environmental Law Guest Editor: Aldo Muro Jr
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Topical Collection in Laws
Disability Human Rights Law Collection Editor: Anna Arstein-Kerslake
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