Laws — Open Access Journal

Laws (ISSN 2075-471X) is an international, scholarly, 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 35 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2016).

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Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Laws
Intellectual Property Law in the New Technological Age: Rising to the Challenge of Change? Guest Editor: Carys Craig
Deadline: 30 September 2017
Special Issue in Laws
Disability Human Rights Law Guest Editor: Anna Arstein-Kerslake
Deadline: 15 October 2017
Special Issue in Laws
Intersection between Law, Politics and Public Policy Guest Editor: Jeb Barnes
Deadline: 15 January 2018
Special Issue in Laws
Genetic Discrimination and the Law Guest Editor: Aisling De Paor
Deadline: 5 February 2018
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