Latin American Legal Studies is a law journal which publishes original articles that meet strict scholar standards, on miscellaneous legal subjects with a philosophical, doctrinal, comparative, or interdisciplinary approach, that relates to one or more Latin American systems, as well as comparative work between one Latin American system and a non-Latin American system, written in English and Spanish. The journal also publishes articles based on the Law & Society approach. Manuscripts submitted to Latin American Legal Studies are subject to double-blind peer review. The journal is supported by the Faculty of Law of Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.

Latin American Legal Studies publishes two issues per year in January and August. The journal is open access, without publication or access fee, and is published in PDF format. Approved manuscripts are published in the order, volume and number defined by the Editorial Team.


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Rodrigo Barcia Lehmann, José Maximiliano Rivera Restrepo

The Struggle for the Soul of the Contract: From Contractual Literalism, through the Law of Remedies, to the Confrontation between Contractual Equity and the Economic Analysis of Law

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Irina Domurath, Sergio Gamonal C., Javier Wilenmann

Editors’ Note: Law and…? Interdisciplinary Studies in the Law

Ignacio Agustín Peralta Fierro

The technocrats and their monopoly on antitrust

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Francisca Rengifo

Marital Home. Law, Divorce and Intimate Violence in Nineteenth Century

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Sergio Gamonal C.

Utopia, Dystopia and Labor Law