Published as the Acta Juridica Hungarica (Print, volume 33 (1991) – volume 56 (2015): ISSN 1216-2574; Online via SpringerLink, volume 40 (1999) – volume 42 (2001) and OpenAccess, volume 43 (2002) – volume 56 (2015): ISSN 1588-2616); and as the Acta Juridica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae (Print, volume 1 (1959) – volume 32 (1990): ISSN 0001-592X).
Hungarian Journal of Legal Studies presents the achievements of the legal sciences and legal scholars in Hungary and details of the Hungarian legislation and legal literature. The journal accepts articles from every field of the legal sciences. Recently, the editors have encouraged contributions from outside Hungary, with the aim of covering the legal sciences in the whole of Central and Eastern Europe. Hungarian Journal of Legal Studies publishes book reviews as well.