Editorial Policy

The aim of “LeXonomica - Journal of Law and Economics” is to publish original works in the fields of politics, public administration, law, economics and economic analysis of law (i.e. Law and Economics). The Journal provides a regional forum for the communication of views and knowledge among lawyers and economists and other scholars. Articles are published in Slovenian or English language, and other languages if previously so agreed with the Editor. Editorial board accepts for publishing only articles that were not previously published and are not under consideration for any other publications at the same time. Acceptance of articles is subject to an anonymous peer review.

Peer Review Process. After a paper is submitted to LeXonomica, the editor/publishing board first establishes if it is within the journal's domain of interests and meets the journal's requirements for style and quality.

  • If the paper meets the standard and the concept of the journal, it is sent to reviewers. LeXonomica uses a double-blind review. Papers which are within the journal's domain but do not meet its requirements for style or quality, may be returned to the author for revision.

  • Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection of the article about three months after submission of the manuscript.

  • The reviewed papers are returned to the authors with reviewers’ feedback and suggestions for improvement or an indication of the reasons for a rejection.

  • The decision regarding publication is made by the editor after considering the reviewers’ recommendations. The editorial board is under no obligation to provide justification for its decision.

  • The text of the paper should be edited in accordance with the Submission Guidelines.

  • Authors must certify that the data cited in the article are, to the best of their knowledge, accurate, reliable and authentic. When the article is accepted for publication, the author has to sign the Publishing Ethics Statement and the Statement of Authenticity. Manuscripts will also be submitted to plagiarism detection software.

Similarity Check. All submitted manuscripts are screened using the software Detector of Similar Content of the producer University of Maribor, Faculty of Computer and Information Science and other resources to check for instances of overlapping or similar text in previously published articles.