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Comparative law Research Quarterly

  • Editor-in-Chief: Dr Morteza Shahbazinia
  • Manager-in-Charge: Dr Tayebeh Saheb
  • Publisher: Tarbiat Modares University
  • Journal Type: Scientific
  • Publication Period: Quarterly
  • Access Policy: Open
  • Publication Format: Electronic
Comparative law Research Quarterly is one of the TMU Press journals that is published by the responsibility of its Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board in the determined scopes.
Comparative Law Research Journal is one of the publications of Tarbiat Modares University, which is published under the scientific responsibility of the Editor-in-chief and Editorial Board. This journal has been published since 1990 under the title of Journal of Humanities (Multidisciplinary) and since 1996 it has been awarded a scientific- research degree by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
The purpose of this publication is to help promote and develop the science of law through the publication of research articles resulting from comparative studies and only publishes research that (Aims & Scope):
1- It presents a new achievement in law
   2- It has been done in compliance with the principles of professional ethics and research ethics
3- It helps to promote justice, rule of law, human rights and democracy

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Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Comparative law Research Quarterly. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
Governing body
Comparative law Research Quarterly is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
Editorial team
Comparative law Research Quarterly is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, reviewing and publishing processes in Comparative law Research Quarterly.
Comparative law Research Quarterly follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of Comparative law Research Quarterly is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Comparative law Research Quarterly are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Comparative law Research Quarterly follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
Ownership and management
Comparative law Research Quarterly is owned by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
Conflicts of interests
All Comparative law Research Quarterly Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Comparative law Research Quarterly will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Comparative law Research Quarterly is financially supported completely by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Comparative law Research Quarterly accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Comparative law Research Quarterly is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on Comparative law Research Quarterly exclusive website. Also Comparative law Research Quarterly is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to Scopus and Thomson-Reuters databases.


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Shahbazinia, Morteza; Associate Professor of - 
Affiliation: University of Tarbiat Modares, Tehran, Iran
Email: shahbazinia@modares.ac.ir
Tel:  -
issaei Tafreshi, Mohammad; Professor of -
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: tafreshi@modares.ac.ir
Tel: 82884255-09121247111
Editorial Board

Ardebili, Mohammad Ali;
Professor of -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: m-ardebili@sbu.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 29903045
Habibzadeh, Mohammad Jafar; Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: habibzam@modares.ac.ir
Tel: -
Shahbazinia, Morteza; Associate Professor of Private Law
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: shahbazinia@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82884250- +98(21) 82884260
Sadeghi, Mahmoud; Assistant Professor of -
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: sadegh_m@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82884296
Safaei, Seyed Hossein; Professor of -  
Affiliation: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hsafaii@ut.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 66497912
Azizi, Ebrahim: Assistant Professor of Private Law
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: eazizi@modares.ac.ir
Tel: -
Issaei-Tafreshi, Mohammad; Professor of Private Law   
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: tafreshi@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82884644
Kaviani, Kourosh; Associate professor of -
Affiliation: Allame Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran
Email: k.kaviani@hotmail.com
Tel: -
Mohaghegh-Damad, Mostafa; Professor of -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: mdamad@ias.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 22738078
Mehrpour, Hossein; Professor of -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: mehrpour@yahoo.com
Tel: +98 (21) 22403199
Najafi-Abrandabadi, Ali Hossein; Professor of -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: ahnaus@yahoo.com
Tel: +98 (21) 22403199
Hashemi, Seyed Mohammad; Professor of -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: dr_hashemi@yahoo.com
Tel: +98 (21) 22403199

University System of scientific periodicals of Tarbiat Modares
Guidelines for writing articles
From now on, the title of the Journal of comprative law Research, shifted to Modares Humanities – Comparative Law Researches. Submissions will be accepted only through the web sites of the journal mentioned at the end of this guideline.
All contributors are requested to follow the instructions below:
1. Articles should be written in Persian and be comparative.
2. Articles should not have been published already, nor be currently under consideration elsewhere.
3. Articles should be research oriented and the result of the author/'s own work. Reviews by distinguished author’s who has already published research articles in the related fields will also be accepted, provided that they are based on multiple references.
4. Translations are not accepted.
5. The length of the article should not normally exceed 20 pages.(6500 words).
6. All articles should include abstract (both in English and Persian), keywords, introduction, the main text, conclusion, and bibliography.
7. Each articles should come with the following information on a separate sheet (both in Persian and English):the exact title of the article, author/'s name (identifying the correspond author with a star*),academic ranking, affiliation, full address, e-mail, telephone, cell phone, and fax number of the corresponding author.
If the costs of doing research or preparing the article are afforded by any institute, the name of the institute should be mentioned.
8. Abstract should not be more than 200-250 words accompanied by up to 5 keywords.
9. Articles must be typed on A4 paper with regular font (preferably thin), size 12 for Persian, and size 10 in Times New Roman for Latin in Word, Windows XP.
10. References cited in the text should be numbered in square brackets ([ ]), and should be listed in their order of appearance in references section. Avoid repeating a reference in this section. If a reference is frequently used, include only number and other additional information in the brackets, e.g., referring for the first time: [1, Vol.1, p.6] . Referring for the second time: [1, Vol.2, p.20].
11. The English equivalent of persian words (if required) should be provided in a footnote with new numbering each page.
12. Referencing: 
a) Books: Name of the author/s, title of the book, translator, place of publication, publisher year, page.
Example: [1] Garland, D., "Punishment and Society"; Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1990, p.23.
b) Articles: Name of the author/s, title of the paper, title of the journal, volume, year, page.
Example: [2] Steffensmeier, D.,& Britt, C.L., Judges' race and judicial decision making, Social Science Quarterly: 82, 2001, 749-64.
13. Articles extracted from dissertations and  theses will be published under the supervisor's name and responsibility, while the advisor and student's name will be included as co-authors.
14. Each submission will be refereed unanimously by three referees.
15. Correspondent author is responsible for the accuracy of content and quotations, for supplying complete and correct references, and obtaining permission where needed to cite another author's material.
16. Cooperation of the correspondent author is necessary and facilitates the processes of acceptance and publication of the paper.
17. The Journal maintains the rights to accept or reject (and edit) articles.
18. Having been published, one copy of the Journal will be sent to the author/s, and five copies of off-prints for correspondent author.
19. The original copies of the submitted articles will be kept in Journal's office for only three months; after this period of time, articles will be deleted automatically, and the Journal will not be responsible for them.
Postal address: Jalal Al-e-Ahmad Highway, Tarbiat Modares University, Faculty of Humanities,  Journal  office  Comparative Law Researches.
 Humanities, P.O. Box: 14115-139                                                                                                                        Telephone: +9821-82884617
Fax: +9821- 82883623 , +9821- 88028236 
                                         E               -mail address: Jclawresearch@modares.ac.ir
 Web sites: http://tmu.iranjournals.ir