Review Process

The Editorial Board of Chulalongkorn Law Journal will utilize the following procedure in receiving and reviewing the submitted manuscripts:

1. After the authors have submitted the manuscripts through the online channel, the authors will be informed of the acknowledgment of submission.
2. The Editorial Board will process the manuscripts for initial screening and inform the authors of the decision without delay.
- The manuscripts that pass the initial screening will proceed to the following stage.
- The manuscripts that are rejected in the initial screening will not be considered for publication.
3. If the manuscript passes the initial screening, it will undergo reviewing process.
- Each academic and research articles shall be peer reviewed using the double-blinded process by at least two qualified individuals, whom the Editorial Board carefully select owing to their expertise corresponded with the substance presented in the articles.
- Other manuscripts shall be reviewed by the Editorial Board.
4. Having reviewed the manuscripts, the reviewers or the Editorial Board will provide expert opinions on the quality of the manuscripts, such as academic errors, use of language, content comprehensiveness, academic quality, clarity, importance to the relevant academic field, and classify the decision into one of the followings:
- Accepted for publication without any revision.
- Revision is mandatory, and the revised manuscripts shall be sent to the Editor-in-Chief to consider or returned to the reviewers for further review.
- Not accepted for publication.
5. The Editorial Board will, without delay, inform the authors of one of the following decisions.
- If the manuscripts are “accepted for publication without any revision”, they will be eligible to proceed to the following stage.
- If the manuscripts are noted as “revision is mandatory, and the revised manuscripts shall be sent to the Editor-in-Chief to consider or returned to the reviewers for further review”, they will only be eligible to proceed to the following stage after the authors have revised them, and the Editor-in-Chief or the reviewers (as the case may be) have so agreed.
- If the manuscripts are “not accepted for publication”, they will not be considered for publication.
6. After receiving the follow-up evaluation from the reviewers, the Editorial Board will perform a final check of the manuscripts before proceeding to printing. The Editorial Board reserves the right to check, revise, request for additional information, and perform formatting in accordance with the prescribed style. The Editorial Board may request the author to perform additional revision if necessary.
7. The Editorial Board will publish the manuscripts that have been evaluated as “accepted for publication without any revision” or that, in the case of having been evaluated as “revision is mandatory, and the revised manuscripts shall be sent to the Editor-in-Chief to consider or returned to the reviewers for further review”, have been revised satisfactorily, and have been formatted in accordance with the prescribed style. The Editorial Board reserves the right to determine the order of publication in the appropriate occasion.