Aim & Scope

The LawFoyer International Journal of Doctrinal Legal Research (LIJDLR) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality research on all aspects of doctrinal legal research. The journal is committed to publishing research that is rigorous, innovative, and accessible to a broad audience.

The journal’s aims are to:

  • Promote the study of doctrinal legal research
  • Provide a forum for the publication of high-quality research on all aspects of doctrinal legal research
  • Contribute to the development of legal knowledge and understanding
  • Facilitate the exchange of ideas among legal scholars and practitioners

The journal’s scope includes the following areas of research:

  • Legal theory
  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal philosophy
  • Legal history
  • Legal methodology
  • Law and society
  • Legal reasoning
  • Legal interpretation
  • Legal argumentation
  • Legal policy
  • Legal ethics
  • Legal education
  • Law and economics
  • Law and technology
  • Law and social justice

The journal welcomes submissions from all scholars and practitioners who are engaged in doctrinal legal research. Submissions should be original, well-argued, and of interest to a broad audience.

Submission Guidelines

The journal accepts submissions of the following types:

  • Research articles (up to 8,000 words)
  • Short notes (up to 2,000 words)
  • Book reviews
  • Case commentaries

All submissions must be written in English and must follow the journal’s style guide. Submissions should be submitted online through the journal’s website.

The journal’s review process is double-blind peer-reviewed. This means that the identity of the authors is concealed from the reviewers, and the identity of the reviewers is concealed from the authors. The journal publishes articles on a quarterly basis.