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Public Law Research is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Allameh Tabataba’i University, the leading university in Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran. Public Law Research has been established to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to public law. The Journal was founded in as a response to quick advancements in public law and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of public law.   

To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. 

The journal charges two million Rials to compensate a part of the arbitration fee, and if the article is accepted, additonally four million Rials will be charged from the authors for a part of the costs of processing the articles, the rest of the costs will be financially supported by Allameh Tabatabai University.

Non-Iranian authors are free of mentioned charges.

The journal is published in both a print version and an online version.

ICC Restrictions Regarding its Activation of Jurisdiction over Crime of Aggression

Sadegh Salimi

Volume 22, Issue 69 , June 2021, , Pages 67-90


  After more than 70 years since the last and so far the only prosecution of the crime of aggression in an international judicial body, the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction over aggression was activated in 17 July 2018. It took nearly two decades since the ICC Statute adoption in 1998 ...  Read More

The Role of the ICJ in the Development of International Law

Homayoon Habibi; Soodeh Shamloo

Volume 15, Issue 41 , December 2014, , Pages 71-114

  Absract In its normal practice the ICJ settles International disputes exclusively in accordance with International law and where there is an absence of law, it abstains to make new laws as to substantiate its decision. Beyond its primary function as to settle disputes between states however, the Court ...  Read More

New Interpretation on Peace and International Security and Its Influence on the National Sovereignty

dariush ashrafi

Volume 15, Issue 42 , January 2015, , Pages 83-109

  Establishment of international peace and security has been among the oldestaspirations of mankind. Peace and security have never had a firm concept but havechanged gradually within the years. Before the recent changes in internationalrelations, according to the system that called Westphalia Regime, peace ...  Read More

The Interrelationship between the International Criminal Court and the Security Council in the light of 2010 Review Conference

sadeq salimi

Volume 16, Issue 43 , February 2015, , Pages 163-184

  The interaction and interrelationship between the International Criminal Courtand the Security Council of the United Nations have always been one of thecontentious matters of the Court’s Statute. According to the Articles 12 and 13of the Statute which was codified in 1998, the Security Council ...  Read More

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