Minimum Requirements for manuscripts submission
Authors should know that there are fourteen minimal requirements expected of all manuscripts submitted to the Special Journal of Law, Ethics, and Religion [SJ-LER] for review and consideration before publication
- Editorial office pre-review to confirm manuscripts are within the scope of listed journals and are in strict conformity with the writing style, quality, accuracy and novelty recommended by the scientific and technical advisory committee (STAC) for all our journals. This can be completed with 48hours.
- Authors are advised to agree/disagree to pay for the handling charges should their manuscripts be accepted for publication. To stop the process, authors can disagree at this point and choose to opt-out.
- Sending of manuscripts to a minimum of two professional peer reviewers for their independent and unbiased judgment regarding the suitability of manuscripts for publication in any of our journals. This can last for 2 weeks depending on the response of reviewers?
- Authors are given the chance to respond to reviewers’ concerns or confirm they agree with reviewers’ comments about their manuscripts even if there are no concerns or comments. This can last for 1 week
- The editorial board makes the final decision about manuscripts’ fate/status. At this point, authors will be allowed to pay the mandatory nonrefundable fee of US$250 for middle and low-income countries and US$500 for all high income developed countries of the world.
- All accepted manuscripts will undergo an editorial upgrade, galley proof preparation for author’s approval, plagiarism check, grammar assessment for novelty and quality. Online publication can take place within one week after galley proof correction is received and approved by the editorial board.
- If authors are willing to respond to authors’ comments, within a specified time, providing all information needed, then rejected manuscripts can be resubmitted for a fresh peer review.
- Rejected manuscripts are sent back to the corresponding author(s) for upgrade according to reviewers’ comments. Duration for response is usually two weeks but we will prefer it should last for one week or we assume manuscript was withdrawn by authors
- Manuscripts must provide answers to unanswered questions about the legal aspects of public health, Conflict, socio-demography, socio-economy, Biomedical Science, Social Science, Business, international relations, criminology, Pathological and Clinical questions, and other research questions
- There must be clearly descriptive innovative ways for early detection (Diagnostic), prevention (Vaccine) and control (management) of human disease to avoid bias or other complexities that may have legal implications
- Outlines the role of Lawyers in keeping the public free from trouble
- Elucidates the legal principles behind good professional conduct and expertise that will ultimately improve current knowledge on diagnosis prevention and control of physical and mental problems and associated legal implications.
- Describe the Legal aspect of societal and community associations togetherness and aspects of Unity in diversity le and how this knowledge will lead to effective forecast prevention and control of human conflicts.
- Explains legal implications of poor diagnostic approaches leading to prevention and control of disease agents including but not limited to, genomics of diseases, population genetics
- Highlights Legal aspects of questionable approaches in the use of immune-, chemo-, radio, bio, herbal-therapies for prevention and control diseases
Authors should note that all manuscripts must undergo peer review by two professionals and pass before being considered for publication. The Editorial Board may reject a paper on the basis of internal review. These rejected papers are rapidly returned to the manuscript, usually within three weeks. Manuscripts sent to the Special Journal of Laws should be according to our style. Original observations including new findings can be submitted for consideration. The document should be written in English in clear and direct terms. Pages must be numbered successively, All manuscripts must follow the Vancouver style.
Manuscript format: Manuscripts for full-length papers should contain the following sections;
- Covering letter
- Title page
- Text organization
- List of abbreviations
- Conflict of interest
- Chemical structures
- Tables and captions
- Supportive/supplementary material
References must be listed in the numerical system (Vancouver, click here to see link for details). All references should be numbered sequentially [in square brackets] in the text and listed in the same numerical order in the reference section (Click here for details). The reference numbers must be finalized and the bibliography must be fully formatted before submission (Click here for details).