Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology (ISSN on-line 1802-5951, ISSN printed 1802-5943) is a peer-reviewed academic journal which publishes original articles in the field of information and communication technology law. All submissions should deal with phenomena related to law in modern technologies (e.g. privacy and data protection, intellectual property, biotechnologies, cyber security and cyber warfare, energy law). We prefer submissions dealing with contemporary issues.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Open Submissions | Indexed | Peer Reviewed

Each research article should contain a title, a name of the author, an e-mail, keywords, an abstract (max. 1500 characters including spaces), a text (max. 45 000 characters including spaces and footnotes) and list of references. It should contain results of original research and/or original thoughts on topic. Each research article is subject to a double-blind peer review process.

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Comments

Open Submissions | Indexed | Peer Reviewed

All comments should contain a title, a name of the author, an e-mail, keywords, a text (max. 18 000 characters) and a list of references. It should summarize the preliminary results of a research or provide a polemic or a reaction to the article or the comment previously published in MUJLT. A comment is subjected to a double-blind peer review process.

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Book reviews

Open Submissions | Indexed

Each book review should contain a title of the book, a name of the author, an e-mail, a full citation, a text (max. 18 000 characters) and a list of references. The goal of a book review is to inform readers about a book within the scope of MUJLT that was published no earlier than 5 years before the expected time of publication of the review. A book review is not subjected to a double-blind peer review process. We recommend that the author consults the book for a review beforehand with the deputy editor-in-chief.

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Peer Review Process

Reviewers should refuse to review an article if they have already provided the author with comments on it or its earlier version. If a reviewer knows the identity of the author, he or she should inform the Editors. Reviewers should respect the confidentiality of the review process and not discuss the article with anyone other than the Editor.

Reviewers are obliged to evaluate the articles objectively and professionally. Personal biases in their comments and judgments should be avoided. Reviewers are expected to explain and support their scholarly judgment.

Reviewers are obliged to review the submission in a timely manner.

 

Publication Frequency

Summer issue:

Deadline 15 January of the respective year, publication 30 June of the respective year

Fall issue:

Deadline 15 March of the respective year, publication 30 September of the respective year

 

 

Editorial Board

Tomáš Abelovský, AS Legal, Bratislava

Zsolt Balogh, Corvinus University, Budapest

Michael Bogdan, University of Lund

Joseph A. Cannataci, University of Malta | University of Groningen

Josef Donát, ROWAN LEGAL, Prague

Julia Hörnle, Queen Mary University of London

Josef Kotásek, Masaryk University, Brno

Leonhard Reis, University of Vienna

Naděžda Rozehnalová, Masaryk University, Brno

Vladimír Smejkal, Brno University of Technology

Martin Škop, Masaryk University, Brno

Dan Jerker B. Svantesson, Bond University, Gold Coast

Markéta Trimble, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law

Andreas Wiebe, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Aleš Završnik, University of Ljubljana

 

 

Indexing

MUJLT is listed in:

  • SCOPUS
  • EBSCO
  • Hein Online
  • De Gruyter
  • Czech Database of Scientific Journals
  • Slovenian Database of Scientific Journals