Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The paper is prepared in line with the guidelines for authors.
We appreciate preparing also the document for the purposes of double-blind review: The authors of the document have deleted their names from the text suggesting authorship. With Microsoft Office documents, author identification should also be removed from the properties for the file (see under File in Word), by clicking on the following, beginning with File on the main menu of the Microsoft application: File > Save As > Tools (or Options with a Mac) > Security > Remove personal information from file properties on save > Save.
The Article is original and the Article or substantial parts thereof have not been published elsewhere.
The Article is not currently being considered for publication by any other journal and will not be submitted for such review while under review by Bratislava Law Review.
- The contribution of individual authors to the creation of the Article is properly provided and all authors and co-authors are disclosed (anti-ghostwriting policy). The author(s) obtained written permission from copyright owners for any excerpts from copyrighted works that are included, if it is required by law, and have credited the sources in the article.
- The sources of funding for research are presented in the article itself.
- The author(s) obeyed rules of academic and publication ethics. The article contains no libellous or other unlawful statements and does not contain any materials that violate any personal or proprietary rights of any other person or entity.
- The Author(s) agree with the Licence agreement of Bratislava Law Review as published on the journal's webpage in the moment of submission and confirm their will to be a party of that agreement.
- The author(s) confirm(s) the accuracy of presented affiliation, ORCID, e-mail contacts, and other personal data and provide(s) a consent for check and review of these data by the editorial team of the journal.
Studies are peer-reviewed papers bringing deep and comprehensive analyses of international law, European law, legal theory, philosophy, legal history, or comparative law. If covering national jurisdiction, they shall have solid comparative importance.
Studies shall have a length of 36000-72000 characters (except the title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list).
Articles are peer-reviewed papers bringing deep and comprehensive analyses of international law, European law, legal theory, philosophy, legal history, or comparative law. If covering national jurisdiction, they shall have solid comparative importance.
Articles shall have a length of 20000-28000 characters (except the title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list).
Discussion Papers and Commentaries
Discussion papers usually cover one or several particular legal regulation and commentaries shall provide insight and evaluation of selected legislation or case law Both discussion papers and commentaries are peer-reviewed. Commentaries and discussion papers shall have length of 10000-15000 characters (except title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list).
Reviews shall bring notices and information on scientific publications. They are not subject to peer-review. Reviewsshall have length not exceeding 9000 characters (except title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list)
Reports shall bring notices and information on scientific publications and scientific events. They are not subject to peer-review. Reports shall have length not exceeding 9000 characters (except title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list)
Discussion papers usually cover one or several particular legal regulations and commentaries shall provide insight and evaluation of selected legislation or case law. Both discussion papers are peer-reviewed. Discussion papers shall have lengths of 10000-15000 characters (except the title, abstract, tables, figures, and references list).
The Author(s) transfers copyright to the Article to the Publisher of the Journal by the Licence Agreement.
The Author(s) retains rights specified in the Licence Agreement.
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