International Journal of Language & Law (JLL)

Language & Law is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed e-journal which offers a forum for research on the interdependence of language and law in all of its facets, from theoretical approaches to practical problems. The journal is entirely free of charge to authors and readers, and publishes content under a CC-BY license. It is edited by Prof. Dr. Friedemann Vogel and Dr. Dr. Hanjo Hamann.

In terms of statistics, JLL received submissions from six continents* since 1 Jan 2017. (a) Co-authorship: The average JLL submission had 1.8 authors. (b) Turn-around: 52.3 days was the average duration from submission to editorial decision, none was longer than 94 days. (c) Rejection rate: 53 % of submissions were rejected, 20 % of which desk-rejections (not sent out for external peer-review). Of those sent out for review, 75 % were reviewed by one lawyer and one linguist.

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* Submissions originated from Albania, Australia, Austria, China/Hongkong, Colombia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Kenya, Nigeria, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA.

Vol 6: The Fabric of Language and Law

Note: This is a special conference issue. As is custom in Open Access publishing, articles were paginated and released as quickly as possible. The full issue was later rearranged to reflect the conference's logical structure. This resulted in unusual pagination, but combines the best of both swift publishing and coherent editing.

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Table of Contents

Ruth Breeze
María José Marín
Lawrence M. Solan
Stephen Mouritsen
Friedemann Vogel, Hanjo Hamann, Dieter Stein, Andreas Abegg, Łucja Biel, Lawrence M. Solan
Hanjo Hamann, Friedemann Vogel