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Journal of Lex Philosophy (JLP) publishes fully open-access journals, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.
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- Free access for all users worldwide
- Authors retain copyright to their work
- Increased visibility and readership
- Rapid publication
- No spatial constraints
Journal of Lex Philosophy (JLP) right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
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- Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
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- You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
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