Mizan Law Review

Mizan Law Review publishes original peer-reviewed scientific articles that identify, review, and analyze research-based legal and related concepts, principles, and regulations. The articles aim at interpretation, diagnosis, problem solving, proactive criticism and projection that support the application and development of laws in Ethiopia. The journal focuses on law in action in relation to Ethiopian law, comparative law and various topics of international law. It also publishes non-peer-reviewed thematic comments, notes, exchanges of views and comments on cases based on internal reviews. Mizan Law Review is published by the Center for Law in Sustainable Development, St. Mary`s University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (c) the submission is not simultaneously reviewed in another journal or publication; a) Submissions to Mizan Law Review are original and unpublished scientific articles, commentaries, notes, book reviews and case commentaries. Submissions must be submitted in English or Amharic. Submissions in Amharic require an abstract of the article or a comment of about five hundred words. (f) there are no financial or institutional conflicts of interest or conflicts of interest between the co-authors; b) No subscription fees are charged on the websites and databases hosting the journal. f) The structure of the submissions includes an introduction, thematic sections with numerical names, conclusions and references cited. d) The text of the contributions must be in Times New Roman, 1.5 spaces, font size 12 (and font size 10 for footnotes).

Amharic submissions are in Power Geez Unicode 1 or Visual Geez, font size 11 (and font size 9 for footnotes). There is no publication fee (article processing fee or APC) for publication with this journal. The author does not retain any copyright and unlimited publication rights. (c) The deadline for submission is 1 January to 31 March for the first edition of a volume (published in September) and from 1 May to 31 July for the second edition of a volume (published in December). c) Articles published in Mizan Law Review are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND) license. b) The author of an article must confirm that it will not be submitted to another journal at the same time. b) The author has the right to deposit his published article in any open access repository provided that the format and layout are not changed. Filing a version after publication in a repository requires confirmation of the previous version by indicating the volume, edition and page numbers of the version published in Mizan Law Review. (a) The word count (including footnotes) of articles and short articles should not exceed 10,000 and 6,000 words respectively.

It is expected that footnotes will be minimized by using quotations and legislation in the text, where appropriate. The references cited appear at the end of the draft article. h) ALL CAPITAL LETTERS may not be used in titles, texts or footnotes of submissions that are not acronyms. elstebek@gmail.com, elias_nour@smuc.edu.et, muradu1@yahoo.co.nz (f) When referring to articles, the full name of the author, the year of publication (in parentheses), the title of the article in quotation marks, the name of the journal in italics, the volume and number of the journal and the page number(s) should be indicated. The DOI, if available, is recommended. 3. Article processing fees and subscription fees a) Where editors deem it necessary, editors may remove specific references to people`s names from comments. b) The author can confirm – in the first footnote – that the article has received support and advice. – Author`s last name, followed by note below (in italics), footnote number and page number a) Copyright in the content of articles remains with the author provided that they cannot be republished in another journal. Reproduction of the article as a book chapter requires confirmation of its previous publication in Mizan Law Review. (c) All such contracts should indicate the name of the contract, the date of adoption, the article or subdivision (and, if applicable, the date of entry into force).

d) all sources are indicated, in addition to quotation marks are used when 4 (four) to 50 (fifty) words are taken from a source in the same form and order; All footnotes and references cited should follow the following style guidelines: 2. Definition of author in relation to submission resulting from a thesis (d) Proclamations, ordinances and directives shall use the designation given in the arrangement of the instrument containing its short title. This journal began publication in open access in 2007. What does DOAJ define as Open Access? j) Footnotes use the following options for internal cross-references: a) Mizan Law Review uses the realistic definition of authorship, and the journal cannot include the name of the supervisor (consultant) of a thesis or dissertation as a “corresponding author” or “co-author” in articles from thesis chapters. (e) all direct quotations longer than 50 (fifty) words are indented to clearly distinguish the text of the paragraph; c) The maximum length of comments is 4,000 words, subject to exceptions based on subject matter and content. – Ibid., for the same source and the same number of pages or statutes immediately preceding the footnote; – Id., p…, for the same source, which has a different number, followed by the page number or legal provision. The electronic ISSN for this journal is 2309-902X. Indexed in DOAJ: 8. September 2010 Accreditation by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education: Dec.