The Hague Justice Journal in association with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia launches its call for submissions for its 2017 volume relating to the ICTY’s legacy. The objective of The Hague Justice Journal is to promote a profound collective reflection on the problems and challenges facing international law.

Rejuvenated in 2016 by a group of international lawyers, the Journal addresses the major dilemmas of international justice from inter alia the perspectives of law, international relations, jurisprudence, criminology, sociology, penal philosophy, and the history of international judicial institutions. It is an online law journal intended for the benefit of academics, practitioners, graduate and post-graduate students, government officials, as well as the many people working for international organizations.


In keeping up with the general theme of the ICTY Legacy Conference selected papers for publication should ideally address: Institutional and Administrative Legacy, Normative Legacy, Operational Legacy/Complementarity, Legacy on Access to Justice for Women, Participatory Legacy, Historic Legacies, Non-Judicial Legacy, Leaving a Legacy: Outreach Activities.

Papers between 6,000-12,000 words are invited. In exceptional cases, the editorial board will increase this limit to 15,000 words for articles that make an important contribution to the field.


If you are interested in publishing a paper in the journal, submit a 300-word abstract of the paper to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with the following information; 1. The author’s name, title, and affiliation (if any); 2. The author’s curriculum vitae/résumé; and 3. The author’s contact details including phone number or email address.


The deadline for abstract submissions, is on April 28, 2017.

For more information, please visit the journal's website

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