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Scope and policy

  • lus et Praxis Magazine is a publication of the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of Universidad de Talca.
  • The opinion stated by the authors in their articles does not necessarily reflect the view of the institution which edits this review.
  • The publication is financed by the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of Universidad de Talca.

Form and preparation of manuscripts

Exigencies to the presentation of draft copies

General Rules

  • Manuscripts can be submitted at any time of the year.
  • Contributions must be written in spanish language, letter size paper, simple-spaced, 12 points Times Roman font.
  • All contributions could be submitted in either of the two following forms: a hard copy addressed to Ius et Praxis Journal, Universidad de Talca, 2 norte 685, Talca, accompanied by an electronic copy on disc (Word Text); or attaching the contribution to the Ius et Praxis Journal electronic mail:
  • Contributions will be revised, in the first place, regarding the fulfillment on the editorial rules by the Journal Direction. If not objections exists on that matter, it will be proceed to submit the contribution to a contents revision process.
  • After revising the received works and the author has corrected the objections made in the revision process, the publication will proceed in the shortest possible term, and the Journal Direction will decide the definitive composition of the respective volume. Originals will not be returned.
  • Authors will have the right to a complementary Journal issue and a number, determined by the Direction, of separate copies of their work.

Rules about Doctrine Articles

  • Articles must be original copies, referred to a study or research of interest to the juridical world, already finished or which advance level allows the communication of its results. Although Ius et Praxis considers articles of different length, concise works will be preferred.
  • In order to facilitate the process of anonymous revision by academic peers, we request to submit a first page detachable from the original text, with the name of the author, academic degree, P.O. box, e-mail address, institutional affiliation, bibliographic information, gratitude and all other information that may reveal the identity of the author.
  • Each article submitted to Ius et Praxis must be headed by a title and a summary that should not exceed 300 words. Both the title and the summary must be written in spanish and english.
  • Each article must also have, in spanish and english, three keywords or general descriptors of the subject with the purpose of facilitate its search and recovery in electronic biographical bases.
  • Notes and biographical quotes should be placed at the bottom of each page, using 10 points Times New Roman font. Notes and quotes will be constructed in the following way: surnames in capital letter, names, except its first letter and initials, in lowercase letters, book title in italics, publishing house, place of publication (in spanish), year of publication and page (s) number (s), in that same order. If it is a periodical publication or the part of a book, the name of the article or part of the book must be in between quotation marks, and the name of the periodical publication or book in italics. The quotation of a book will be completed according to what was appointed above; and the one of a magazine with the indication of volume, issue number (year), and page number when corresponds it. When quoting articles from electronic publications, at the end of the note will be add up In: Internet location [visited dd/mm/yyyy]. Finally, to quote a document it should be identified the institution or organization, title or name and year of publication, in that order; and to quote jurisprudence it must be indicated the type of decision, court of law that pronounced it, subject, date and volume of the collection where is placed (if it is published). In both cases, if the information was consulted on the Internet, the quote will be complemented according to what is mentioned above.
  • Quoted bibliographical material must be included at the end of the respective article, alphabetical ordered and classified when necessary.


To quote a book:

1LLANOS MANSILLA, Hugo, Teoría y práctica del Derecho Internacional Público, Editorial Jurídica de Chile, Santiago, 1977, p. 134.

Cita siguiente:

LLANOS, Teoría, cit. nota n. 1, p. 134.

To quote the chapter of a book:

2CANCADO TRINDADE, Antonio, “La interacción entre el derecho internacional y el derecho interno en la protección de los derechos humanos”, en El juez y la defensa de la democracia. Un enfoque a partir de los derechos humanos, Ed. IIDH, San José, Costa Rica, 1993, p. 240.

Cita siguiente:

CANCADO, “La interacción”, cit. nota n. 2, p. 240.

To quote an article from a periodical publication:

3BIDART CAMPOS, Germán. “El valor de las recomendaciones de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos”, Jurisprudencia
6148, 1999, p. 20.

Cita siguiente:

BIDART, “El valor”, cit. nota n. 3, p. 20.

To quote an article from an electronic publication:

4CARNEVALI, Raúl, “Criterios para la punición de la tentativa en el delito de hurto a establecimientos de autoservicio. Consideraciones político criminales relativas a la pequeña delincuencia patrimonial”, Política Criminal Nº1, Año 2, 2006, p. 12. En: [visitado el 28/02/2008].

Cita siguiente:

CARNEVALI, “Criterios”, cit. nota n. 4, p. 1.

To quote a document:

5Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, Informe Sobre Desarrollo Humano Superando Barreras: movilidad y desarrollo humano, 2009, En: [visitado el 16/01/2010].

Cita siguiente:

Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, cit. nota n. 5.

To quote jurisprudence:

6Sentencia de la Iltma. Corte de Apelaciones de Concepción, acoge recurso de apelación interpuesto en contra de la resolución del tribunal a quo que rechazó las excepciones opuestas por la ejecutada, 23 de diciembre de 2002, Revista Fallos del Mes N° 520, 2004, pp. 55-59.

Sending of manuscripts

  • Directora de la Revista
    Sra. María Fernanda Vásquez Palma
    Doctora en Derecho
    Profesora Asociada de Derecho Civil y Comercial
    Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales
    Universidad de Talca
    Av. Lircay s/n,
    Casilla 747
    Talca - Chile 
    Fono: (56-71) 2201544
    Fax: (56-71) 2200410

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