e-Pública – Revista Eletrónica de Direito Público is the first Portuguese public law journal, with generic and unconditioned access, referenced in international scientific indexes, such as SciELO and Latindex. It is a free, four-monthly magazine, part of the global open source movement, published by the ICJP – Institute for Legal and Political Sciences and CIDP - Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.
e-Pública aims to be a driving force of the scientific investigation of Public Law and related matters, both in the national and international scene, combining the excellence of the contents with the advantages of the electronic format. On one hand, the journal includes articles of high scientific quality on issues of interest to multiple legal systems, such as to the Portuguese and to the Portuguese-speaking countries, as well as to the European Union states’, comprising other issues which may become relevant in the meantime. On the other hand, e-Pública takes advantage of the potential offered by the internet, both in terms of the dissemination of its contents and the possibility of bearing multimedia content.
All e-Pública’s issues comprise a highlighted subject, a section with articles ranging from Public Law to related matters and a specific section on Energy, a matter particularly relevant nowadays. The highlighted subject is designed to emphasize contemporary and relevant topics, which is essential to promote a true interaction between a political and social point of view, as well as the academics’ and the world of legal sciences.
In order to guarantee the uniformity and scientific quality of its contents, e-Pública’s acceptance of articles is subject to an innovative system in Portugal of double blind peer review, which guarantees an anonymisation in the evaluation of the submitted text.
It is with great satisfaction that the ICJP – Institute for Legal and Political Sciences and the CIDP - Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon invite the community to navigate this page, hoping that e-Pública will have a relevant role as a platform of scientific pluralism and rigour on which the main issues raised in the field of Public Law are discussed.