UUM Journal of Legal Studies

UUMJLS seeks submission for publication of papers on areas within the law, or related to the law by synthesis with other recognized and scholarly fields. Examples could be (but not be limited to) Law and Semiotics, Law and Psychology, Law and Medicine, Law and Management, Legal Theory, Jurisprudence, Law and Rhetoric, Law and Ethics, Law and Philosophy, Law and Government, Law and Policy, Law and International Studies

UUM Journal of Legal Studies (UUM JLS) ​​​​​


About the Journal


The UUM Journal of Legal Studies (UUM JLS) was founded in 2010. It is a refereed annual law journal published by the Universiti Utara Malaysia Press. It is a peer-reviewed Journal, providing up-to-date, academic, authoritative and critical analysis of current legal issues in Malaysia and across the globe. This Journal indexed by SCOPUS, MYCITE, EBSCOHOST ProQuest and UDLEDGE.



Aims and Scope


The Journal's objective is to publish impactful legal articles thereby enhancing visibility of research output. We welcome comparative, jurisprudential, international, and interdisciplinary materials relevant to law.

Submissions to the Journal are selected for publication on the basis of a double blind peer-review mechanism conducted through an internal and external Article review Board consisting of academics and experts in the field.



ISSN: 2229-984X

E-ISSN: 0127-9483

UUM Journal of Legal Studies (UUMJLS) Open Access

This is an open access journal. The articles on this site are available in full-text and free of charge to our web visitors. This website does not require any personal information about its visitors to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles.


Editorial Board



Chief Editor


Professor Dr. Asmah Laili Yeon
Universiti Utara Malaysia


Managing Editor


Nor Arpizah Atan

UUM Press, Universiti Utara Malaysia






Professor Dr. Hj. Rohimi Hj. Shapiee
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Professor Dr. Mohsin Hingun
International Islamic University 

Professor Dr. Asmadi Mohamed Naim
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rusniah Ahmad
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haidar Dziyauddin
Universiti Teknologi Mara

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zainal Amin Ayub
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alias Azhar
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuryati Mohamed Yusoff
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Dr. Nor Anita Abdullah
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Dr. Nazli Mahdzir

Universiti Utara Malaysia



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