for Authors

Dear authors! We inform you that since April 19, 2019, the name of the scientific peer-reviewed journal "Vestnik of the Omsk Law Academy" (ISSN 2306-1340 (print) 2410-8812 (online)) has changed. 

Private educational institution of higher education «Siberian Law University» invites scientists and graduate students to publish the results of their research in the scientific journal "Siberian Law Review"

Aim of  the journal is the formation of the united scientific  world, exchange the results of scientific achievements in the sphere of jurisprudence and law-enforcement practice.

Frequency – quarterly.

The deadline for submitting articles: in Vol. 17 No. 4 for 2020 - until September 15, 2020.

ISSN (print): 2658-7602, ISSN (online): 2658-7610.

The scientific journal “Siberian Law Review” index in:  in the List of peer-reviewed scientific journals, in which the main scientific results of dissertations for the degrees of candidate of sciences and doctor of science must be published; the database “Russian science citation index” (; Digital Object Identifier system (DOI) – standard designation of information about the object in the “Internet” information and telecommunications network, adopted in the English-speaking academic environment (; Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory is an authoritative database that contains bibliographic information about scientific periodicals of the world (; Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (; legal information database “GARANT System”; legal information database "ConsultantPlus"; scientific electronic library “CyberLeninka” (


The author submits a unique not prior published manuscript which is not under consideration in other journals.

  1. To be published it is necessary to send to
    • Application for Publication of an Article in Scientific Reviewed Journal “Siberian Law Review”. Application with data concerning the surname, name, middle name, science degree, academic title, position and place of work (no abbreviations are used). When in coauthorship the application is filled in for each author;
    • text of the article formatted according to all of the rules;
    • scanned copy of the licensed contract.  
  2. The deadline for submitting articles none.
  3. The board reserves the right to reject publishing an article if it doesn’t meet the journal’s requirements and themes or if not all the materials are included. The editorial board is authorized to send an article for review. The terms and regulations of reviewing are given in section Regulations on reviewing.
  4. The author is informed about confirmation of the materials received and within a about the decision to publish them. After receiving a positive answer the author sends original documents (licensed contract) to the address: Korolenko 12, Omsk, 644010, Russia.

In order to improve the quality of published materials, all submitted works (scientific articles, messages, reviews, etc.) are reviewed and checked by the “Antiplagiat” system. Only original articles that have not been previously published and are not pending in other publications are accepted for consideration. The article submitted for publication should be relevant, have novelty, contain a statement of tasks (problems), a description of the main research results obtained by the author, conclusions. Articles are accepted in Russian and / or English. Materials for publication in English are submitted by foreign authors without translation in any part of them into Russian.

Requirements for the articles sent to the journal

The article is submitted in electronic form in a format supported by Microsoft Word version 2007 or higher (doc, docx, rtf) to the editorial e-mail (

The total volume of the article should be from 20 to 40 typewritten pages (including all the elements of the article), 14 pt Times New Roman font. Line spacing – one and a half. Paragraph indentation – 1.25 cm. Page margins in all directions – 2 cm. Hyphenation is not applied.

The UDC is indicated before the text of the article.

The title of the article in Russian and English is placed in the center at the top of the sheet. In the next line with justification to the right – information about the author (without abbreviations, in Russian and English): last name, first name, patronymic, position, place of work, academic degree, academic title, email address, postal address (working and home). The contact phone number is mandatory.

Below are the abstract and keywords in Russian and English.

Abstract – an independent source of information, a brief description of the work, including relevance, problem statement, ways to solve it, results and conclusions. The abstract should concisely and informatively disclose the main content of the article and the results of the research. It indicates what is new in the article in comparison with others, related in subject matter and purpose. Paraphrasing the title of the article, as well as the use of general words, is not allowed. The volume of the abstract is from 250 words.

Requirements for writing an English-language abstract for an article:
- should not be a tracing paper of the Russian-language annotation, literal translation,
- the informativeness of the annotation (without unnecessary words that do not carry a semantic load),
- the content of the annotation (contributes to the disclosure of the content of the work, speaks of its significance, uniqueness, emphasizes the analysis of studies by foreign authors),
- structure (problem statement, solutions, results and conclusions).

Keywords (5-10 words or phrases) should also reflect the main content of the material.

Footnotes contain links to non-scientific sources of information (regulatory legal acts, judicial acts, rules, standards, patent documents, reports, media, Internet resources, etc.). Footnotes are drawn up as notes taken from the text down the page, with continuous numbering.

The list of literature should contain references to scientific sources of information mentioned in the text of the article. The literature used in writing the article should reflect the current state of the issue, include domestic and foreign publications.

Recommended volume – from 10 sources. Taking into account the specifics of the research topic, this requirement can be adjusted. The list is given at the end of the article, arranged in alphabetical order and numbered. Only one source of information should be indicated in one item on the list. In the text of the article, references are given to the required number of bibliographic records from the compiled list, which are given in square brackets. If the reference to the source of information in the text of the article occurs several times, then its number from the list is indicated in square brackets again (without any changes in the bibliographic list itself). In the case of direct citation, be sure to indicate the page number (for example: [1, p. 25], [1, p. 59-60]). Duplication of footnotes in the list of references is not allowed. All sources are drawn up in accordance with GOST R 7.0.5-2008 “Bibliographic reference. General requirements and rules of drawing up” and carefully verified.

In the list of references, an indication of the publisher, the total number of pages in the used publication or on specific pages containing the relevant material is required, if the publication is of a periodic nature. If the source has a DOI, then its indication is required!

A list of literature that does not advise the specified requirements is the basis for rejection of the article.


  1. At least 10-12 sources, of which:
    - at least 25% of sources are foreign (for example, articles from journals indexed in Web of Science, Scopus; works in English, German, French, published in scientific periodicals (not additional issues!),  as well as articles in proceedings of conferences and monographs published in publishers not noticed in the use of unfair publishing policies);
    - no more than 15% of sources – monographs, textbooks, etc .;
  2. References to literature published earlier than 2009 should be minimized, except for studies containing a historical aspect;
  3. Self-citation should be avoided in the materials sent (this applies to your scientific papers published earlier, and links to the scientific journal “Siberian Law Review”). If it is impossible to avoid these actions, we ask you only to mention in the text of the manuscript of a scientific article that you have already mentioned this in your scientific works, without specifying the work in the list of sources.

Example of a reference list:

  1. The impact of the Council of Europe Convention on the criminal liability for corruption on the Russian criminal law // Russia and the Council of Europe. History, modernity and prospects for the interaction of legal systems: scientific-practical. allowance / rev. ed. P.S. Baryshnikov, K.A. Tsai, scientific. ed. E. S. Shugrina. M.: Prospect, 2016.S. 165–166. An example of the design of scientific and practical manuals.
  2. Gavrilov B. E., Rogova E. G. Prospects for fixing a criminal misconduct in the context of reforming the criminal legislation of Russia // Russian Justice. 2016. No. 11. P. 2–5. An example of an article by two authors.
  3. Denisenko V.V., Monyak S.G. Note to the legislator, or Returning to the question of delimiting the judicial and administrative-jurisdictional procedure for considering cases of administrative offenses // Actual problems of administrative and administrative-procedural law: Sat. Art. annually. vseros. scientific-practical conf. (Sorokin Readings): in 3 vols. / Ed. Yu. E. Avrutin, A.I. Kaplunov. SPb. : Publishing House of St. Petersburg. University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, 2016.V. II. S. 152-160. An example of the design of an article from the collection.
  4. Scientific and practical commentary on the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Russian Federation (itemized) / ed. ed. V. M. Lebedev; hands. author count V.A. Davydov. M.: NORMA: INFRA-M, 2014.1056 s. An example of scientific and practical commentary.
  5. Starostin S. A. On the conceptual framework of the legislation on administrative responsibility // Bulletin of the University. O. E. Kutafina (Moscow State Law Academy). 2014. No. 2. P. 18–25. An example of a magazine article.
  6. Chubykin A. V. The procedural status of a prosecutor at the stage of initiating a criminal case: dis. ... cand. legal sciences. M., 2014.202 s. An example of a dissertation.
  7. Shcherba S.P., Erezhipaliev D.I. Prosecutor in pre-trial criminal proceedings: functions, legal status, powers: monograph. / under total. and scientific. ed. S.P. Shcherby. M.: Yurlitinform, 2015.168 s. An example of a monograph.
  8. Brian T. Marriage Equality in Ireland: The Politico-Legal Context // International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family. 2016. Vol. 30, issue 2. P. 115-130. DOI: 10.1093 / lawfam / ebw002.
  9. Haus A., Juranek S. Non-practicing entities: Enforcement specialists? International Review of Law and Economics, 2018, vol. 53. pp. 38–49. DOI: 10.1016 / j.irle.2017.09.005 ebw002.
  10. Mälksoo L. Russian Approaches to International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. P. 235.
  11. Po Jen Yap. Courts and Democracies in Asia. Cambridge University Press, 2017. P. 244.

Transliteration and translation of references (References). Transliteration is performed according to the BSI standard. The title of the source translated into the Latin alphabet is given with a parallel indication of its translation into English in square brackets. The order of sources must correspond to the Russian-language list of references.

Formulas, figures, tables. Simple inline and one-line formulas, as well as figures and tables should be typed without using special editors. Figures and formulas are attached to the article in JPEG format.

Not allowed in all of the above article elements:

  • set by modifying the font “all caps”;
  • bold style;
  • the presence of two or more spaces in a row;
  • tabs;
  • indentation with spaces and tabs;
  • soft transfer;
  • sparse or condensed font.

If the article does not comply with the established requirements for design and / or content, the article is rejected by the decision of the editorial board, and the author is informed about it by e-mail.

The authors of the materials are responsible for the accuracy of the information used in the texts.

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