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Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The contribution is original and unpublished (except in the case of articles in a foreign language published abroad) and it is not being evaluated for publication by another Journal; otherwise, it must be justified in "Comments to the Editor."
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice or RTF.
- URLs for the references have been informed when possible.
- The text has between 15 and 30 pages (A4 size - 21 cm by 29.7 cm), including the introduction, development, conclusion (not necessarily with these titles) and a list of references; margins used are: left and top of 3 cm and right and bottom of 2 cm; the text is written in Times New Roman format, size 12, line spacing 1.5, and spacing 0 pt before and after paragraphs; in the footnotes it was used Times New Roman, size 10, 1 pt spacing; in the text development, paragraphs have an indent of 1.5 cm from the left margin; headings and subheadings are aligned on the left margin; figures and tables are inserted in the text, not in the end of the document as attachments.
- The text respects the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, on the page About.
- In case of submission to a section with peer review (eg.: articles), the instructions available in Ensuring blind evaluation by peer reviewers have been followed.
- The author states that, with the exception of the direct and indirect quotations clearly indicated and referenced, the article is of his/her authorship and therefore does not contain plagiarism. And also states that he/she is aware of the legal implications of the use of other authors material.
- The author states that participated in the work enough to make public their responsibility for the content and that all statements contained in the manuscript are true or based on research with reasonable accuracy.
- The author agrees with the liability policy defined in item 10. Authors responsibilities of the Author Guidelines.
Authors who publish in this Journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the Journal of Constitutional Research the right of first publication with the article simultaneously licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International which allows sharing the work with recognition of the authors and its initial publication in this Journal.
- Authors are able to take on additional contracts separately, for non-exclusive distribution of the version of the paper published in this Journal (eg.: publishing in institutional repository or as a book), with a recognition of its initial publication in this Journal.
- Authors are allowed and encouraged to publish their work online (eg.: in institutional repositories or on their personal website) at any point before or during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as increase the impact and the citation of the published work (see the Effect of Open Access).
The names and email addresses informed in this Journal will be used exclusively for the services provided by this publication and are not available for other purposes or to third parties.