Publication Ethics


Ethical Principles of Article Publication

This Journal is subject to COPE guidelines 

If plagiarism is discovered, the violators will be dealt with according to COPE guidelines.

A) Management

  1. The views, interpretations and positions taken in the articles and documents published in the international Law Review  are the opinions and positions of the authors, and the responsibility for the published articles rests with them, and their printing and publication in no way means the explicit and implicit approval of the positions of the aforementioned authors by The Center for International Legal Affairs of the Presidency and or  International Law Review. The Center for International Legal Affairs exclusively provides facilities for the promotion and publication of international legal works in the International Law Review.
  2. The personal information of the authors of the submitted articles is considered confidential by all the people who have access to them.
  3. The principle of total neutrality is assumed in the matter of rejecting or accepting the articles, getting the opinions of the reviewers and evaluations of the editorial board, publishing the accepted articles in turn and respecting the rights of the authors.

B) Authors

1) Content

1-1. Possessing up-to-date specialized knowledge in the subject of the article and familiarity with appropriate research methods and its application in different stages of writing the article;

1-2. Being committed to the scientific authenticity of the article submitted to the journal;

1-3. Observance of honesty and trust in writing the article in terms of accurate presentation of findings;

1-4. Referencing and quoting used authentic sources, retelling and rewriting them and complying with international standards in this regard;

1-5. Avoiding data distortion by presenting fake results as field results and software output, scientific plagiarism, scientific rent, designation of honorary author, removal of real author;

1-6. Adherence to accuracy in the compilation of the article and clear and unambiguous explanation of the border between the scientific achievements (and perhaps not the translation) of the author or authors with the findings obtained from the articles of others;

1-7. having the necessary courage to express the research results in the article in order to adhere to the search for the truth;

1-8. Avoiding parallel work in sending articles to more than one journal at the same time;

1-9. If plagiarism is discovered, it will be dealt with according to Cope's guidelines;

1-10. If a lie is discovered, it will be dealt with according to the relevant rules; (No. 1 and No. 2)

1-11. In case of extra stuffing, it will be dealt with according to the relevant instructions; (No. 1 and No. 2)

12-1. In cases of suspected conflicts of interest not disclosed in an article (registered or not), it is dealt with according to the Cope guidelines;

1-13. In case of allegation of scientific misconduct (direct or indirect) regarding an article (even in virtual space), it will be dealt with according to the relevant instructions. (No. 1 and No. 2)

2) Authors

2-1. If the article has more than one author, all authors must participate in writing the article and be aware of its contents; Also, all authors must accept responsibility for the content published in the article;

2-2. Having a significant contribution in presenting ideas, or collecting data, or analyzing and interpreting, or writing an article, and respecting the order of the authors' names according to their contribution in the submitted article;

2-3. All authors of the paper must agree on the selection of the corresponding author of the paper (for subsequent correspondence and pre-publication revision and revision processes);

4-2. If the authors benefit from any kind of support, they must include and declare all financial sources, sponsors of research and publication of their article;

2-5. Before issuing the certificate of acceptance of the article, it is possible to change and remove the names according to the written request and the consent of all the authors of the article;

2-6. The access to the International Law Review is free and the authors will have the intellectual property right of their article, but all people are allowed to download, print and distribute their article, respecting the intellectual rights and ethical principles of publishing scientific works The permission to publish articles of this Journal is CC BY 4.0 .

C) Reviewer

  1. Qualitative-content review of the articles in order to improve and upgrade the scientific level of the articles;
  2. Initial declaration of acceptance or unwillingness to review in the shortest possible time;
  3. The speed of action in reviewing the received article and announcing the result of the evaluation within the period determined by the journal;
  4. Not accepting the refereeing of the articles in which they participated directly or indirectly;
  5. Observance of confidentiality in maintaining the findings of the article before its publication;
  6. Observance of complete neutrality in terms of taste, intellectual, national, ethnic, cultural, economic and ideological viewpoints;
  7. Supporting the results of arbitration with scientific and transparent documentation and arguments;
  8. Sufficient attention to the type of documents, references, sources of the article and the involvement of their originality in the result of the arbitration;
  9. In the face of information theft, the referee will act according to Cope's guidelines;
  10. The referees are obliged to inform the journal (editor) at the earliest possible opportunity if they see any plagiarism and the existence of any similarities in the article under review;
  11. The referees do not have the right to delegate their refereeing and it is not allowed to change the referee without informing and coordinating with the editor;
  12. This journal uses the procedure of accepting peer reviewing articles, which means that in order to observe impartiality, the identity of the authors and reviewers remains hidden from each other in all stages of evaluation and publication of the article;
  13. According to the instructions of the Policy and Planning Office of Research Affairs of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in order to protect the intellectual and copy rights of researchers and authors of scientific articles and to prevent duplicate research, submitting of a similarity report before accepting the article for evaluation is necessary  ;
  14. The reviewers are obliged to inform the journal (Editor-in-Chief) of any contact of the authors and beneficiaries of the article under review, according to the Double Blind Peer Reviewed Policy  of the journal.