The Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences (abbreviation VJLS) is a semi-annual journal that aims to provide an avenue for the publication of high quality, peer-reviewed research on wide-ranging areas of law and legal studies that are of contemporary interest. It was founded under the initiative of Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, a leading legal educational and training institution of Vietnam.
The VJLS provides a platform for national and cross-national discussion on topics in both public and private law, as well as interdisciplinary contributions that are relevant to legal studies. In particular, the VJLS focuses on publishing articles, book reviews, case commentaries and other such which analyse the recent development related to legal issues raised in Vietnam or other countries in the context of globalization and modernization. Therefore, the contributions related to the following topics will be highly encouraged:
- Challenges and opportunities, as well as legal issues raised for Vietnam in particular, and developing countries in general, in the context of globalization and modernization
- Legal issues and solutions in other countries in the context of globalization and modernization, as well as experience for Vietnam
The journal’s activities are supported by an extensive international editorial board, as well as devoted native-speaker language editors. Its papers are widely distributed, via printed as well as free-access digital versions, to lecturers, students, researchers and practitioners in the legal field.
Open Access Policy
Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. Authors retain their copyright and agree to license their articles.
Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences is a no-fee journal. Authors are not charged for the publication of their articles.
Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences is published in both online and hard-copy forms.
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Managing Deputy Editor-in-Chief
TRAN THI THUY DUONG, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
CAO VU MINH, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
Editorial Advisory Board
TRAN HOANG HAI, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
TOMAS BERKMANAS, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
ARCHIL CHOCHIA, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
MICHAEL EWING-CHOW, National University of Singapore, Singapore
ONDREJ HAMULÁK, Palacký University Olomouc, Czechia
SOUNMAN HONG, Yonsei University, Korea
JEAN JACQUES DU PLESSSIS, Deakin University, Australia
BUI XUAN HAI, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
LOCKNIE HSU, Singapore Management University, Singapore
TANEL KERIKMÄE, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
SEBASTIEN LAFRANCE, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Canada
MARIE-PIERRE LANFRANCHI, Aix-Marseille III University, France
PIP NICHOLSON, Melbourne University, Australia
JAAN PAJU, Stockholm University, Sweden
OLGA SHEVCHENKO, Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russia
TRAN VIET DUNG, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
TRUONG NHAT QUANG, YKVN Lawyers, Vietnam
UMUT TURKSEN, Coventry University, England
PORNCHAI WISUTTISAK, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
ANDREAS ZIEGLER, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
HA NGOC QUYNH ANH, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
TRAN THI BICH HA, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
NGUYEN XUAN MY HIEN, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
YKVN Lawyers, Vietnam
DANG PHUOC THONG, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
LE TRAN QUOC CONG, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law, Vietnam
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Open Access License
This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY 4.0 license.
Open Access Statement
The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.
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