& Instructions

In the pursuit to improve knowledge, research and skills in the legal field in Arabic Countries, The Legalist provides a hub for all legalists, may it be judges, lawyers, prosecutors or law students, to share their ideas, work and news in accordance with our quality criteria. 

There are some conditions and criteria that require attention

from you before you start writing:

Our conditions are simple and straightforward;

  1. The minimum word limit is 400 and maximum is 1000

    • 10% margin for extra words is granted in case proven necessary

    • If your topic idea goes well beyond the maximum word limit then you may need to consider

  2. Authors must provide their blogs in either the Arabic or English Language

  3. Writers wishing to attach images or videos to their blog must make sure that they abide by copy rights, or make sure the material is a creative commons material.

  4. The legalists' blog accepts translated materials, with the condition that the author sends a waiver, agreement, or any other form that shows the possibility of translating the material as such.

  5. The Legalist is open for all voices and accepts all perspectives, however;

    1. Racial, ethnic, gender or any other form of negative discrimination is not appreciated and will not be published.

    2. Content containing implicit or explicit forms of hate speech or incitement to hatred, such that the author uses abusive or threatening speech or expresses prejudice against a particular group, especially on the basis of race, religion, or sexual orientation will not be accepted.

    3. Materials send to us will be reviewed and edited by our team, authors should expect feedback on not only technical but also content points.

Our criteria are also simple and straightforward;

  1. Originality; meaning that the work created ought to be new or novel, and thus distinguishable from reproductions, clones, forgeries, or plagiarized works.

  2. Thoroughness; Attention to details, nuances and sources.

  3. Style; authors are expected to give due care to their style, it varies from author to author, and depends upon one's syntax, word choice, and tone, but it must be there and must be consistent. It is the “voice” that readers listen to when they read your work.

How to submit a blog?

  1. Send your blog in Microsoft word sheet to

  2. Expect a reply within 7 working days:

    1. Accepted; meets all the criteria but will be edited.

    2. Accepted under adjustments; some or all paragraphs require review.

    3. Rejected; does not meet the conditions and criteria

  3. If accepted, please send us your full name and affiliation. Providing a personal picture and a short biography would be appreciated but optional. 

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