Call for Papers - IUS Law Journal

Date:

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 09:26

The IUS Law Journal is an English-language, peer-review journal, one of a kind in this region, published twice a year in Fall and Spring. A scholarly legal publication of the Faculty of Law at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS), the journal is designed to explore issues relating to Bosnian public and private laws along with lessons for other constitutional systems, irrespective of legal tradition (civil or common law) or democratic status (young or established), in a contemporary world marked by migration of constitutional ideas. Established on August 9,
2018, via Decision No. IUS-FLW-15-1945/18 of the Faculty of Law Council, the journal is working to produce its maiden edition due out about February of 2019. Manuscripts collected through this call will go into that first issue.

The theme of the volume will center around the role of transitional and restorative justice in promoting deterrence to impunity. Authors who choose to participate in this edition must submit original contribution, not published elsewhere, that is substantially tied to the theme of this volume. Aspects of the theme that their papers may focus on should include, but are by no means limited to:

  • Law and literature in restorative justice
  • Law and literature in transitional justice
  • Influence of religion in restorative justice
  • Influence of religion in transitional justice
  • The relationship among religion, restorative justice, and transitional justice
  • Human rights ramifications of restorative justice
  • Human rights ramifications of transitional justice
  • The relationship among human rights, restorative justice, and transitional justice
  • Bioethics as a tool for promoting restorative justice
  • Bioethics as a tool for promoting transitional justice
  • The relationship among bioethics, restorative justice, and transitional justice
  • Economics as a tool for promoting restorative justice
  • Economics as a tool for promoting transitional justice
  • The relationship among economics, restorative justice, and transitional justice
  • The influence of politics in restorative justice
  • The influence of politics in transitional justice
  • The relationship among politics, restorative justice, and transitional justice
  • Influence of constitutional law in restorative justice
  • Influence of constitutional law in transitional justice
  • The relationship among constitutional law, restorative justice, and transitional justice

Authors must prepare their contributions using the Bluebook style manual of legal documentation and ranging in length from 9,000-12,000 words, meaning 32-48 pages, double spacing, Times New Roman or Arial 12-point font (250 words per page), footnotes included. Although not encouraged, depending on their importance, contributions beyond 12,000 words may also be considered for review and possible acceptance.

Interested contributors should submit their manuscript, carefully saved in Microsoft Word document format, not PDF, by email to paka@ius.edu.ba, copy mljubovic@ius.edu.ba.  When making your submission, please indicate the name of the journal (IUS Law Journal) in your cover letter or insert “IUS Law Journal” in the “subject box.” This call for manuscripts is open until December 31, 2018.

Please direct any question you may have related to this call to either of the two email addresses above.

Dr. Prof. Philip C. Aka
Editor-in-Chief, IUS Law Journal

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