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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.


Article submission: from your personal user page as an author or from the link provided above, choose to submit a new article.

-Choose the section of the journal for submission (e.g. book reviews, research papers, theoretical reviews, etc)

-Choose the main language in which the article is written from the dropdown list

-Agree with the submission preparation checklist

-Attach your paper

-Fill in the article metadata first in the language that the article has been written, including author information for all authors (as described above). The following metadata fields are obligatory

o Title

o Abstract (obligatory in English)

o Keywords (obligatory in both languages. Separate keywords with semi-colons (;))

o Language (insert en for English)

o References (copy and paste the bibliography of your article in this field. It should be in APA style.(,

This allows the editors to provide direct links to those articles, if they exist online, to help readers of your article directly export bibliographies in various formats, and help track the usage of these references)

We recommend that you fill as many fields as possible in the “indexing” section beyond the obligatory ones above. Indexing helps network your article and make it more visible in the web.

Submission guidelines

The AYIL welcome original, unpublished and not proposed in another journal articles on critical legal studies, in particular those emanating from international economic law, international criminal law and theory of international law.

Papers submitted should be written in standard English. Papers should be no shorter than 5000 words.

The submissions should include: Title of paper, index, abstract, key words, final bibliography. 

Submission deadline: 30 September 2023.

Privacy Statement

Privacy policy

Names and addresses listed in this journal will be used exclusively for the service provided by the publication and are not available for other purposes or third parties.AYIL adopts the double-blind peer control system, so that there is anonymity between the evaluators and authors.

During the peer review, if there are two dissenting opinions on whether the paper should be published, it will be submitted to a third reviewer. The paper may be sent to a guest reviewer, provided that the specificity of the subject in the area justifies such.

The author will be notified about the suggested corrections and may correct them or justifiably maintain their original format.

Anonymous opinions (without identifying the reviewer) are available to the authors.