Lov og Rett was first published in 1962, and is Norway's most widely read law journal. The journal publishes 10 issues per year, each roughly 64 pages.
Lov og Rett is primarily aimed at practising lawyers, but also at researchers and students. The journal publishes scholarly articles, debate and commentaries on juridical problems and questions pertaining to legal reform, as well as reviews of legal literature. Articles are published in Norwegian, Swedish and Danish.
The journal is covered by the following indexing and discovery services:
Primo Central Index (Ex Libris)
The Summon Service (ProQuest)
Ebsco Discovery Service
WorldCat Local (OCLC)
The journal is authorized as a publication channel on level 1 in NSD – Norwegian Centre for Research Data (for Norway and Sweden), in the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science’s Authorization list for serials (Denmark), and in Publication Forum (Finland).
All content in this journal is also exported to Portico, a preservation archive that safeguards perpetual access to e-journals, e-books, and digital collections.
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Halvard Haukeland Fredriksen, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Tomas Midttun Tobiassen
EDITORIAL BOARD Karin M. Bruzelius, Former Justice, The Norwegian Supreme Court Hilde K. Ellingsen, PhD, Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Lund & Co Marius Emberland, PhD., Attorney, The Office of the Attorney General (Civil Affairs); Associate Professor, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo Hilde Hauge, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen Ellen Lexerød Hovlid, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of journalism, Volda University College Marte Eidsand Kjørven, PhD, Professor, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo Øyvind Ravna, dr. juris, Professor, Faculty of Law, UiT The Arctic University of Norway Kine E. Steinsvik, Justice, The Norwegian Supreme Court Arnulf Tverberg, acting judge, Borgarting Court of Appeal Ørnulf Øyen, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen
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Lov og Rett
Institutt for privatrett
Universitetet i Oslo
PB 6706 St Olavs plass
Lov og Rett is a subscription-based scholarly journal. The journal is green open access. Authors are thereby permitted to archive their article in an open institutional archive, or on their own or their employer’s website. Archiving must occur after the article’s publication in the journal, and the archived article must be the version accepted for publication by the journal’s editors (accepted version).
Note that authors are not permitted to distribute or publish the final, published version of their article. Authors wishing to archive their article should therefor ensure that they keep a copy of the accepted version of their article. Authors may provide a link to the published version of their article on Idunn.
All content published in the journal is regulated by the provisions laid out in the standard contract for publication of literary work in journals (10th November 2010) agreed by the Norwegian Publishers Association and the Norwegian Non-Fiction Writers and Translators Association. This agreement can be read in its entirety at NFFO.
Articles published in this journal will be made available on Idunn and Juridika, Scandinavian University Press’ e-publishing databases.
The editors assume that the following conditions are met upon acceptance of an article for publication:
That the author accepts the provisions of the abovementioned standard contract
That the author understands that the publisher reserves the right to publish and distribute their article, and that the publisher must be contacted prior to the author entering into an agreement with a third party regarding republication of the same content
That the original publication be properly credited in the event that the author republishes said content with a third party
Please contact the editor-in-chief for author guidelines in English.