Review of scientific articles is carried out by expert assessment of compliance with the established requirements, quality and originality of the submitted manuscripts. Ensuring the reliability of the facts and data presented in the article, the validity of the conclusions made, the recommendations provided, as well as its scientific and practical level, in addition to the author, is also carried out by the reviewer. The editorial board of the journal uses double-blind review.
Review and procedure of articles in the "Sociology of Law"
The purpose of peer review is to improve the quality of scientific articles published in the journal through the evaluation of materials by highly qualified experts.
The review procedure is anonymous for both the reviewer and the authors and is performed by a single reviewer (double-blind review).
The scientific article is reviewed according to the following criteria:
whether the content of the article corresponds to the topic stated in the title;
whether the content of the article corresponds to the thematic areas of the journal;
whether the content of the article has some novelty;
whether the article corresponds to the scientific level of the journal;
whether it is appropriate to publish the article in the light of the previously published literature on the subject and whether it is of interest to a wide range of readers;
what are the positives, as well as the shortcomings of the article, which corrections and additions should be made by the author (if any).
Scientific articles that are strictly compliant with the requirements are allowed for review.
Review period - within a week of receiving the article.
The editorial decision is forwarded to the author (s). Articles to be revised are sent to the author (s) along with a review text that contains specific guidelines for revising the article. Reviewers' anonymity is guaranteed by the editorial board.
The revised version of the article is sent for re-review. In case of negative result, the article is rejected and is not subject to further review.