Journal History

2012 The inaugural issue was released. Laws was published as a quarterly journal.
2019 Laws was indexed in Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).
Laws was indexed in HeinOnline.
2020 Laws was indexed in vLex Justis.
Laws established the following sections:
  • Human Rights Issues;
  • Criminal Justice Issues;
  • Law and Gender Issues;
  • Environmental Law Issues;
  • Health Law Issues.
2021 Laws was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Laws was indexed in Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (ANVUR).
The year 2021 marked the 10th Anniversary of Laws.
2022 Laws was indexed in Scopus.


2011–2015 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Lawrence O. Gostin
2015–2018 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Frank Pasquale
2019–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Patricia Easteal
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