Annual Review of Law and Ethics

Founded in 1993 by B. Sharon Byrd, Joachim Hruschka and Jan C. Joerden. Edited by Jan C. Joerden and Jan C. Schuhr.

Volumes 1 (1993) to 27 (2019) are available under Series.

ISSN 0944-4610 (Print)
ISSN 2628-9121 (Online)

About Journal

With this journal, the editors intend to permit an international, interdisciplinary discussion of legal and ethical issues approached from an historical, theoretical or comparative point of view. Each of the individual volumes emphasizes one particular issue at the interface of law and philosophy, and also contains contributions from the fields of economics, sociology and political science.

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Editorial Office

Editorial Office – Correspondence address:

Jahrbuch für Recht und Ethik
Europa-Universität Viadrina
Frankfurt (Oder)

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