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Author Guidelines

1. Manuscript submission

If you are willing to publish your submissions in the University of Bologna Law Review, you are required to:

2. Publication rules

§ 2.1. Types

Your submission may contain the following types of manuscripts:

  • Articles and essays
  • Conference papers
  • Case notes
  • Book reviews
§ 2.2. Format

The University of Bologna Law Review requests that you comply with the following standards of format and length of the submission:

  • Your submission must be in English language
  • Your submission must be maximum 25,000 words in length – including footnotes. Endnotes are not accepted
  • You are requested to follow The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed.)
  • Your submission must be in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or Open Document Text document file format
§ 2.3. Metadata

Your submission must also contain:

  • The title
  • Keywords (maximum 5)
  • A short abstract of maximum 500 words (single spaced) in lenght, presenting original research on any of the fields indicated

Finally you should also provide datasets, with every empirical submissions, which will be not included in the text of the manuscript. They may be submitted via email, together with the manuscript and the disclaimer.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.

  1. Your submission has not been previously published. If you have already submitted your manuscript to another journal, please be sure to respect any contingent exclusivity condition
  2. You claim to have read all the sections of the Authors Guidelines
  3. You claim to have read the copyright notice published on the website

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The copyright of all the manuscripts on this journal belongs to the respective authors.

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See also our Open Access Policy.


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