Rules of the contest of articles

General Thesis

Selection of the scientific articles in the journal  will be through by the open contest.

The journal is published twice a year – in July and December. Possibly also to publishspecial additional number. 

Contest of articles is announced from the 15th of March to the 1st of May (for the July issue) and from the 10th of September to the 1st of November (for the July issue).

Publication of statement about the contest of articles

Publication of statement about the contest of articles will be publishing in the journal and on the website and also on the other social means by the decision of the Chief Editor.

The topics of the contest

The journal will publish scientific articles on topical issues of law, human rights and public administration which contain scientific novelty and have high scientific value.

Authors

For the publish in journal will be accepted scientist articles of law of georgian and foreign scientists / researchers and PhD students.

In exceptional cases, scientific articles of authors of other fields will be accepted by the considering topicality, importance and exceptional scientific values of their articles.

Language of the articles

In the journal will publish articles on georgian and english languages (with the abstract (annotation), used literature and notes in english language).

Copyright protection

The journal protects material and non-material copyrights of the incoming and published materials.

Upon the decision of the editorial board to publish the article, author agrees to transfer all the exclusive rights in his/her article to editorial board. The transfer of copyright should be confirmed by signing the relevant document before publishing the article and in case of the request of editorial board, by granting a license.

Rules of the obtaining of articles

The author submits the article in electronic form within the deadline determined by the contest and request to the Editor-in-Chief about the publication in the journal on website info@heraldoflaw.com

The article can upload and send on email through the journal’s website.

The author sends article with personal information and contact information which will be saved in the editorial archive.

The articles should be done in accordance with the rules.

The editorial office checks the conformity of the submitted article with the rules.

The editorial board will not accept or consider a article which does not match with the article’s drafting rules and with the ethical standards of publication.

The editor, in such a case, if necessary, before sending it to the reviewers, may make recommendations to the author about changings for which he will set a time. If the author fully corrects mistakes the article will be accepted for review.

By submitting the article to the journal, the author confirms that he is familiar and agrees with the ethics, concept, contest and rules of publication.

The author gives to the edition the rights on the article If its will be published.

The author must inform about any personal changes before pulication of the journal. Otherwise, any message will be sent to the original email address or contact phone and will be deemed to have been delivered.

The editorial staff will contact with the author of the article (in the case of the article presented by several authors, to one of the authors).

Rules for reviewing articles

The article will send for review to two reviewers, selected by the editor-in-chief or editor.

Review is done according to the established rules.

The article is successful if both reviews are positive.

Results of the contest

In the journal will be published articles which will have the highest scores.

In total in the journal will publish  15 scientific articles.

Unpublished articles will take part in the contest in the next publication of the journal, if their authors agree. Authors will not need to submit these articles to the editor. Also these articles will not need review and they will save the last scores.