Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: Revista de Derecho Aplicado LLM UC achieved its indexation

Two years after its creation, the LLM UC Applied Law magazine , a publication that is directed by Professor José Luis Cea , together with a team of professors from the Law School of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and published every six months under the Forward of the LLM UC Master of Law in Law Program , it was indexed in Latindex , after a rigorous process in which compliance with international academic standards such as an international editorial committee, double-blind arbitration and other requirements was certified.

This magazine is aimed at professionals of all kinds who work in the professional practice in the most pressing issues of law such as judges, academics, legislators, lawyers, advisers and decision makers, among others, and who require support from sources to solve problems legal in the public or private sphere.

Through its particularly professional approach and its various sections, it provides a practical perspective on current affairs, promoting reflection, monitoring and commenting on new legal, jurisprudential and doctrinal trends.

This magazine is aimed at professionals of all kinds who work in the professional practice in the most pressing issues of law such as judges, academics, legislators, lawyers, advisers and decision makers, among others, and who require support from sources to solve problems legal in the public or private sphere.

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The coverage includes the different areas of law that are being taught at the LLM UC, among which are constitutional law, regulatory law, tax law and company law and labor law. The foregoing is not exclusive of other areas, such as private international law, arbitration and conflict resolution, public international law, human rights and commercial law, among others. This publication reinforces the research of the LLM UC program.

In this way, the journal directed by Professor José Luis Cea, achieves this indexing, which is complying with careful planning. “Indexing is a very relevant objective of our journal, since from its initial conception all the structure, content, rigor and formalities were taken care of to comply with these demanding processes, which allowed us an approval with the highest score of the evaluators ”, assured its director.

“Indexing is a very relevant objective of our journal, since from its initial conception all the structure, contents, rigor and formalities were taken care of to comply with these demanding processes, which allowed us an approval with the highest score of the evaluators “- José Luis Cea, UC Law academic

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“Our objective now is to give visibility and serve as a reference to a professional and practical law audience, which enriches and complements the existing publications and strengthens the teaching work of the LLM UC program, which has been a central objective in the development of this publication. It is a great satisfaction for the entire team of the Applied Law Review to be able to contribute with the generation of up-to-date and practical knowledge of the law to the relevant subjects that are included in the different mentions of the LLM UC ”, concludes Cea.

For her part, the director of the Legal Research Academy, Magdalena Ossandón , referred to the importance of this achievement: “In a context in which publications proliferate in very diverse number and quality, the fact that the LLM UC Applied Law Review has been included en Latindex is a guarantee of the seriousness and quality of this publication. Indeed, it has been incorporated into Catalog 2.0 of said index, which is made up of the journals with the highest quality standards in accordance with the Latindex methodology, a category to which many publications aspire without success. On the other hand, that this has been achieved when it has only 6 published numbers, it is doubly meritorious ”.

“In a context in which publications proliferate in very diverse number and quality, the fact that the LLM UC Applied Law Review has been included in Latindex is a guarantee of the seriousness and quality of this publication” – Magdalena Ossandón, Director of the Research Academy Legal

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Meanwhile, the director of the LLM UC, Miguel Ángel Fernández , thanked the collaborative work of all the members and participants and valued this indexing, indicating that “she has successfully concluded the foundation and installation in the legal environment of the Journal of Applied Law and opens a new stage towards its consolidation and internationalization ”.

This indexing is validated by Latindex, an entity that is the product of the cooperation of a network of institutions that work in a coordinated manner to gather and disseminate information on serial scientific publications produced in Ibero-America and that includes research, technical-professional and dissemination journals. scientific and cultural that are published in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal. It is a first stage in the development of a magazine that hopes to be a benchmark for the professional practice of national and international law.

The mission of this system is to disseminate, make accessible and raise the quality of the academic journals published in the region through shared work, with the objectives of integrating the efforts made in the region in terms of production, dissemination, registration and use. of academic journals, reinforcing and raising the quality and impact of our publications, providing greater visibility and international coverage to Ibero-American journals, thus influencing national and international spheres in terms of information, documentation and scientific publication.

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