Legal History Studies
Publishing House: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Nakladatelství Karolinum
Subject(s): History of Law
Frequency: 2 issues
Print ISSN: 0079-4929
Legal History Studies (PHS) is an academic peer-reviewed journal published since 1990 by Charles University in Prague with the scientific guarantee of the Institute of Legal History of the Faculty of Law of the Charles University and published in the Karolinum University Publishing House. PHS are the only Czech and Slovak scientific periodical focusing on the topic of history of the state and law.
The first issue of the journal was published by the Publishing House of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences in June 1955. The journal was first published by the Cabinet of Legal History of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, later by the Institute of State and Law of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and then by the Institute of Legal History of the Faculty of Law of the Charles University.
PHS is published twice a year in June and December, and imprint original scientific papers, along with reviews, annotations, and news from the scientific life in the field of legal history. They also bring commented materials of a legal-historical subject. PHS accepts contributions from both home and foreign authors. Contributions by foreign authors are published in their original language in English, Slovak, German, French, Italian or Polish.