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Objective and politics

Author Guidelines


Objetive and politics

The objective of Revista de Derecho is to provide a real opportunity for all jurists interested in legal matters, both national and foreign, to publish and access articles of high academic level, jurisprudence notes, relevant judgments and bibliographical novelties on legal issues For the profession, teaching and research.

Author Guidelines


Guidelines for authors
Chicago-Deusto Style Manual.


Presentation rules. Journal of Law (UCU)

General guidelines
1.The author certifies that the content that is sent is original and has not been published in another magazine or book, nor is it subject to evaluation for another publication. The content is not subject to other rights by any publication or is in the process of being published. The fact that the work has been communicated to scientific societies is not an obstacle to its publication.

2. The author has no conflict of interest to state related to the manuscript.

3. In case the manuscript is accepted, the author agrees to assign the copyright to the Revista de Derecho, to be reproduced, published, edited, fixed, communicated and transmitted publicly in any form or medium, as well as its distribution in The number of copies required and their public communication in each of their modalities, including their availability to the public through electronic, optical or any other technological means, for exclusively scientific, cultural, broadcasting and non-commercial purposes. For profit, the author remaining responsible for the contents and opinions therein.

4. The author agrees to assign the rights of reproduction of the article according to the Creative Commons BY license, open access system.

5.The author accepts that his article is submitted to an editorial process, whose first step is the preliminary evaluation by the Editorial Committee, which determines the relevance of its publication (thematic and formal requirements). The second step is the review by two academic pairs, according to the "double-blind" system, to determine: a) publish without changes, b) publish when minor corrections have been made, c) publish once it has been done An overhaul or (d) reject. In case of discrepancy between the two, the text will be sent to a third arbitrator, whose decision will define its publication. The results of the academic opinion process will be unappealable in all cases.

The proposed contributions can be sent all year round to: Dr. Marta Hanna de Rosa,, with a copy to In any case, the authors should keep in mind that the reception of papers for the July issue closes on March 30 and, for December, on August 30 of each year. Eventually, an extension of the deadline may be requested, which may not exceed 20 calendar days.

The work received will be acknowledged and the acceptance, proposal of modifications or rejection will be notified in due time. The process of reviewing a work takes a minimum of three months, which can be extended if the article was submitted after the closing date corresponding to each number.

Accepted for publication an article, the Editors reserve the right to decide on what volume and number will be published.

Presentation format
The work should follow in all its sections the guidelines of the Chicago-Deusto Publications Style Manual for Humanities, available at

Each work will be accompanied by a brief CV of the author, indicating the academic affiliation, area of ​​specialization / research and electronic mail.
Articles, notes and comments of jurisprudence will be accepted in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French. In all cases, the author should present his / her work with a title, abstract (of no more than 150 words) and 3 or 4 suggested keywords in Spanish and English, in addition to the original language.
The title should not exceed 40 characters, even if it has a subtitle.
All contributions must be in digital format (preferably doc), size A4, margins: upper and lower: 2.5 cm; Left and right: 3 cm, in Times New Roman font size 12 and line spacing of 1.5 pts., Justified alignment and first line indentation of 0.7 cm.
Articles must have a minimum length of 10 veneers and a maximum of 30 veneers, including the final bibliography. When this number is exceeded, the author will submit it to the Editor, stating the reasons for the request. The notes will have a minimum of 5 veneers. The sentence comments may have a maximum of 20 pages and must be accompanied by the text of the respective sentence, in the same format requested for the articles.
The articles will have subtitles that the author will pick up in an index or table of contents, at the beginning. It is suggested that the structure include: Introduction, development of the topic, Conclusions and References.
Checklist for shipment preparation
As part of the submission process, authors are required to verify that their submission complies with all of the following. Authors who do not comply with these guidelines will be returned to authors.

The submission has not been previously published nor has it been submitted for consideration by any other journal (or an explanation has been provided in the editor's comments).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF or WordPerfect format.
Whenever possible, URLs are provided for references.
Text has simple line spacing; 12 point font size; Italics are used instead of underlining (except for URLs); And all illustrations, figures and tables are placed in the appropriate places of text, rather than at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and biliographic requirements summarized in the author's Guidelines, which appear in About the Journal.
If sent to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, follow the instructions in Securing an anonymous evaluation.
Original and unpublished articles may be presented resulting from research projects or significant research for the corresponding area. Also, review articles, communications and the like.



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