Aims and scope
Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal provide dedicated to express views on topical legal issues, thereby generating a cross current of ideas on emerging matters. This platform shall also ignite the initiative and desire of young law students to contribute in the field of law. The erudite response of legal luminaries shall be solicited to enable readers to explore challenges that lie before law makers, lawyers and the society at large, in the event of the ever changing social, economic and technological scenario. The Journal unique coverage provides practical advice on key business-law issues such as regulatory compliance, IP protection, taxation, dispute resolution, competition law and much more. It assesses the implications of legal developments, ensuring that our readers are kept fully informed of the threats and opportunities that arise from every significant change in the law. It also provides vital intelligence on the country’s law firms, legal process outsources and judiciary. Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies started with an aim to provide an avenue for the expression of views of people belonging to the field of law. It is open for all to submit and subscribe the journal. In the present globalized scenario, it is necessary for people belonging to other fields to understand the importance, impact, and the image of law as it can affect the public at large when taken as a whole and group of individuals when viewed in parts. Further, knowledge of law has elevated form being a matter of passing interest to a level of general aptitude. The uniqueness of the Journal is that, it operates without any theme, so as to provide a reasonable opportunity to those who interested in the field to express their views accordingly. Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies aims to facilitate the students, teachers and scholars to write papers on various contemporary issues and current trends in law. The Journal invites Articles, Short Notes, Book Reviews and Case Commentaries from the legal fraternity of the country for the forthcoming issue. Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and constructive debate on legal and policy issues surrounding world trade, cross-border investment, environment, and development, broadly defined.
Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies invites submissions relating to:
- Studies of crime and interpretations of forms and dimensions of criminality;
- Analyses of criminological debates and contested theoretical frameworks of criminological analysis;
- Research and analysis of civil and criminal justice and penal policy and practices;
- Research and analysis of policing policies and policing forms and practices.
The journal promotes evidence-based public policy in crime prevention, and comparative studies on crime and criminal justice, Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies welcomes papers based on original research, critical policy debates and comparative analyses. Submissions and subscriptions are open to all.
KMF Publication Ethics Statement
Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. KMF takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. KMF takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use latest software to check submissions against previous publications.
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Copyright / Open Access
Articles published in Journal of Legal and Legislative Studies will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law. The copyright is retained by the author(s). KMF will insert the following note at the end of the published text:
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