Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal/Potchefstroomse Elektroniese Regsblad

The Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal is published by the Faculty of Law, North-West University, South Africa. Contributions relevant to development in the South African constitutional state are welcomed. 

Editor: Prof Christa Rautenbach

Online ISSN: 1727-3781



How to spot a predatory academic journal

Supposed scientific articles published in questionable academic journals can easily dupe researchers - and seriously erode the body of science. Sarah Wild explains how to avoid such junk from polluting your research.  
Posted: 2017-10-19 More...

AJOL provides download statistics for PER / PELJ articles

African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. Since 2017, it provides statistics on article downloads - see https://www.ajol.info/…/20abf40f8c1e72c825734571ad1d5bde0f6…. In May 2017, PER / PELJ had 16,322 article downloads from 109 countries worldwide.  
Posted: 2017-08-14 More...

PER indexed in Scopus!


PER was successfully evaluated in 2016 and is indexed in Scopus (Elsevier) since 2017. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Posted: 2017-07-31 More...
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