Mizan Law Review: Submissions

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Author Guidelines

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES The following submissions are acceptable for publication upon approval by the Editorial Board. Publication of an article further involves anonymous peer review by two External Assessors. Articles: Research articles that identify, examine, explore and analyze legal and related legal principles, concepts and statutory stipulations based on research findings from primary and secondary sources and that aim at interpretation, description, exploration or diagnosis towards the solution of problems in the realms of application and development of laws; Comments: Case comments that highlight and analyze issues, laws and their interpretation and application in case decisions or fact situations under consideration; Comments on concepts and principles related with law or relevant to the legal profession; Thoughts, essays, book reviews, observations, and reasoned critique from experienced members of the legal profession; Summary Notes: Notes that shed light on a topic of study and which target at student needs. __________________________________ Mizan Law Review welcomes contributions from academics, judges, attorneys, legal advisors, public prosecutors, and members of the legal profession (in Ethiopia and abroad): Materials submitted to Mizan Law Review are required to be previously unpublished. Submissions shall be in Times Roman, 1.5 space, Font Size 12. Amharic texts shall be in Power Ge’ez Unicode, font size 10. Footnotes shall be in Times New Roman: font size 10 for English and font size 9 for Amharic. Emphasis shall be indicated in italics and not in bold or underlined letters. Articles shall not exceed 30 (or under exceptional circumstances 35) pages. Comments may range from five to ten pages. The maximum size for Thematic Comments shall be twenty pages.


Copyright Notice

a) Copyright for the content of articles is retained by author. However, Mizan Law Review retains copyright on the form of the publication, and reprinting of the journal in hard copy shall not be allowed unless prior permission is given by Mizan Law Review. Authors can publish any article in any form upon acknowledgement that it was earlier published in Mizan Law Review.

b) When referring to the article in Mizan Law Review, the review’s name, the author’s name, the volume number, and the page numbers of the article shall be stated.

c) Users of hard and soft copies can use and reuse all items published in Mizan Law Review for non-commercial and academic purposes without, however, altering the page layout and format of the original publication.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


ISSN: 1998-9881
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