From October 2018 (Vol. 4, Issue 2) on, the Journal of Law and Regulation has been published at a new website: University of Brasilia Journals (

The J.L.R. publishes two annual issues released on May and October uninterrupted since May 2015.

The Journal of Law and Regulation mission is to publish legal and interdisciplinary analyses on regulated sectors phenomena, such as, but not limited to, sanitation, education, health, energy, natural resources, telecommunications, land transportation, civil aviation, manufacturing, agriculture, shipping, navigation and navigable waters, trade and exchange, financial system, and so forth, emphasizing national and foreign experiences through the lenses of regulatory theories. The journal accepts articles in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French and Italian, and welcomes the interdisciplinary approach, especially the intersection of law, economics, political sciences, planning, among other fellow disciplines.

We welcome paper submissions all year round. They will undergo rigorous peer review process by anonymous refereeing of independent expert referees. The Journal of Law and Regulation is a journal maintained by the University of Brasilia and edited by the School of Law Center on Law and Regulation. It does not charge for processing, submission, or publishing the articles. Authors are allowed to hold the copyright and publishing rights of their papers without restrictions. 

The journal adopts structured abstracts with clear indication of purpose, methodology/approach/design, findings, practical implications, and originality/value of the papers. Keywords should depict the actual content of the article and be limited to five, according to the ABNT NBR 6028 standard. The journal adopts the ABNT NBR (Brazilian Association of Technical Standards) citation and reference format.

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Vol 4 No 1 (2018)

Published: 2018-05-16
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From October 2018 (Vol. 4, Issue 2) on, the Journal of Law and Regulation has been published at a new website: University of Brasilia Journals (