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Scope and policy

Juris Justice Magazine is published twice a year. This magazine has purpose to promote intellectual output and research in Law school in the Caribbean Autonomy University. It aims to produce legal knowledge and investigations for this institution, as well as for other related institutions with legal science. The followings are the requirements FOR PUBLISHING ARTICLES IN JURIS JUSTICE MAGAZINE.


Form and preparation of manuscripts

  1. Articles must be an original peace of work and be submitted to the Editor of the Journal JUSTICE JURIS in the Faculty of Jurisprudence, located on 90th street No. 46 avenue 112, on the second floor, Block E. There must be an original and two copies. In addition, there must be a magnetic copy, which can be sent by email:

  2. Articles must be written in a text, letter size paper, Times New Roman, size 12, 1.5 space, and 3.5 cm margins on each side and extension of no more than 35 pages. Articles will be accepted in English, Spanish and French. For the text citation and reference list should follow the rules of the American Psychological Association (APA). In each magazine publishing, the maximum number of articles by the same author to be issued is two.

  3. Articles submitted to JUSTICE JURIS magazine edition must be texts concerning the science of law, legal or socio-legal research and refer to an issue or problem of public interest and contain the following:

    • TITLE OF ARTICLE: it must be at least 15 words long. It must be specific and informative. It has to indicate clearly the subject of matter. It must be centered, bold, block letters with Times New Roman, size 12.
    • AUTHOR OR AUTHORS: in this field, it should indicate the name of the author or authors, their highest academic level, their title and / or institutional affiliation, and their email address.
    • SUMMARY: This field should be concise, synthesized with a maximum of 200 words in Times New Roman, 10 sizes. The abstract must be written in the language in which the article was submitted. In addition, there must be one presented in English. It is a short presentation, but comprehensive article.
    • KEYWORDS: You must put the most important words in the keywords. It must be in alphabetical order to facilitate the indexing of the article within a minimum of five and maximum of seven.
    • ABSTRACT: This is the literal English translation of the SUMMARY. It must be in italics, Times New Roman, 10 size points.
    • KEYWORDS: You must put the most important words in English in the keywords. It must be in alphabetical order to facilitate the indexing of the article within a minimum of five and maximum of seven, exactly as the KEYWORDS in Spanish.
    • When the articles are a result f an investigation, this will have an introduction containing a reference to the problem, a justification, objectives, study methods, results, conclusions and references. The wording of the papers will be objective and impersonal. The author has to be careful to meet the standards of presentation, correction of the language and use terminology accepted by scientific boards.
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY REFERENCES: This is an alphabetical listing of data that identifies the sources cited and / or used in the article. These are located at the end of it and must contain all information necessary to facilitate the location of the documents cited in the text. This information should be accurate, as they appear in the original document.
  4. It has a preference for items that correspond to the following types identified by the National Journal Publindex Index

    • An article of scientific and technological research: It is a document that develops, in detail, the original results of research projects completely. It contains four main elements: introduction, methodology, results and conclusions
    • An article of reflection: it is an analytical, interpretive or critical paper presented as a result of a research from a specific topic, using original sources.
    • An article of review: it is a document result of an investigation that analyzes and integrates the research findings published or unpublished, on a field of science or technology, in order to contribute for the progress and development trends. It is characterized by a careful review of the literature of at least 50 references.
    • Letters to the editor: it is the author's critical point of you. It is an analytical or interpretive peace of work on documents published in the magazine, which in the opinion of the Editorial Committee are an important contribution to the discussion of the issue by the relevant scientific community.
    • Editorial: it is a document written by the editor, an editorial board member or a guest researcher in the domain of thematic orientations of the journal.
    • Translation: These are translations of classic texts or current or historical documents or transcripts of particular interest in the field of magazine publishing

    Discussion paper not derived from research.

    • Each author is responsible for securing permits and rights to attach materials or illustrations from other sources.
    • The opinions expressed in articles published in this journal are those of the authors.
  5. The acceptance of a paper for publication implies the transfer of the rights of reproduction and dissemination by any means, to the Caribbean Autonomous University. Each author must also explicitly assign all property rights derived from articles for the Juris Justice magazine of the Faculty of Jurisprudence at the Caribbean Autonomous University, stating that the article is original and is an exclusive creation of their author. This is done by filling in the letter of transfer of economic rights.

  6. The author should attach to their work a summary of their resume, which contains at least the following: full name, mailing address and email address, edueducational background, institutional affiliation, publications in the last two years (if available) and indicate whether it belongs in a research group. In this case, indicate the name of the group and the research in which they work, research project name which derives the item shipped.


Each article follows a process of selection and arbitration or peer review.

In the process of selection of articles followed the following procedure:

  • First, the editor will review compliance with the formal requirements specified in these instructions. If the article meets the requirements refers to the editorial board, which shall choose the evaluator pair article. All original research must be evaluated by academic peers preferably outside the institution.
  • The publisher is responsible for shipping the item to the pair evaluator selected by the Editorial Committee and to inform the committee the concept of par.
  • The pair evaluator must consider the following: Originality and contribution of the article to the knowledge of the area, conceptual accuracy and mastery of the topic, argumentative rigor, conceptual and theoretical foundations of the subject, Methodology for the job, writing and coherence of the text, Accessibility of language to the reader, relevance of topic for the magazine, coherence between objectives and results, quality and timeliness of bibliographic sources.
  • The process of evaluation by peers is done anonymously under double-blind method.
  • The Editorial Committee is responsible for deciding which articles are published in each edition of the magazine. This will be returned to the author for correction or definitively rejected, and should take account of the concept of the editor and peer evaluator.

Sending of manuscripts

Los artículos y documentos relacionados deben enviarse a través del sitio web de la revista:

Universidad Autónoma del Caribe
Facultad de Jurisprudencia-Programa de Derecho
Calle 90 N° 46-112
Segundo piso, bloque E
Teléfono: (57) (5) 3671000
Barranquilla, Colombia

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Universidad Autónoma del Caribe
Facultad de Jurisprudencia-Programa de Derecho
Calle 90 N° 46-112
Segundo piso, bloque E
Teléfono: (57) (5) 3671000
Barranquilla, Colombia