Journal of Legal Studies

The Journal of Legal Studies (JLS) (ISSN 2343-4724) is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of law. The journal is published quarterly in online version by the The scope of JLS includes but is not limited to the following fields: legal history, legal theory, private and public international law, constitutional and administrative law, criminal law, civil law, commercial law, intellectual property law, technology law, cyber law, and procedural law. Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals.

The Journal encourages submission of articles, notes and book reviews in English. However, submissions in other languages that our editorial team is able to process are also welcome. By publishing with us, the author agrees that our editors have the right to edit, where necessary, the format of the article.

International Editorial Board

Serena Ivanova

    Weiqiu Long

    Christopher Waage

    Li Wang

    Xing Zhang

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to

ISSN 2343-4724

Vol 2, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents

Front Matter

Front Matter


Xingan Li