REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARTICLES
The article should not exceed 40 000 characters including whitespaces
and may not be less than 5 pages. The article should be composed
in Microsoft Word in *.rtf format using Times New Roman font, size 14,
1.5 line spacing. Indents: 10 mm (in text), no indents and hanging
indents in endnotes. To calculate the characters, use Microsoft Word
menu (Tools — Statistics — Include footnotes and endnotes).
Document parameters: 20 mm top margin and bottom margin, 15 mm right
margin, 30 mm left margin.
Please state the following in the beginning of the article: initials and
last name of the author (authors), the title of the article, annotation in
Russian (not less than 700 characters or 10
lines), and the
keywords on the next line. The number of keywords should not
exceed 10. The initials and the last name of the author (authors) should
also be transliterated. The title of the article should be translated
Please include the phrase “The article is published for the first
time”, date and signature of the author (authors) in the end of the
article. If you send the article via email, please scan the signature in
black and white mode, save it in *.tiff or *.jpg and insert it into the
document after the endnotes.
Required information: Information
about the author (authors) in Russian at the end of the article (in the
same file) — first name, patronymic, last name, academic degree,
academic rank, post, department, university (or organization where the
author is employed); address of the university or the organization (full
address, including city and country, postcode/ ZIP code, full name of
the organization including its official English version), email, and
The cited literature is listed as a single list at the end of the
article, including the reference as a superscript number (Format— Font—
Superscript) (for example, 1) in the text of the article.
Comma, semicolon, colon and full point are put after the endnote
character to show that the endnote refers to a word or a block of words.
Example: at the suit of the owner1. Question marks,
exclamation marks, ellipsis and quotation marks are put before the
endnote character to show that the endnote refers to the whole phrase.
Example: …these conditions are formalized in the Federal law "On
The sources are listed in the same order as mentioned in the article.
Please use GOST Р 7.0.5-2008 "System of standards on information,
librarianship and publishing". Reference. General requirements and
compilation rules” (Full text of ГОСТ Р see at the Federal Agency on
Technical Regulation and Metrology official web page).
In case of indirect quotation add “See:” at the beginning of the note.
The examples of reference style are listed below.
а) for monographs:
M. S., Kinsburskaya V. А., Yalbulganova А. А. Tax Control and
Responsibility: Analysis of regulations, administrative and judicial
practice / edited by А. А. Yalbulganova.— М. : Znaniye, 2008.— p. 12.
b) for articles from collected works:
М. А. New Features in Budget Project Planning // Financial Law of
Russia: Topical Issues/ edited by А. А. Yalbulganova.— М., 2007.— p.
c) for articles from journals and continued editions:
Е. К. Administrative and Legal Nature of Public Corporations // Reforms
and Law.— 2008.— № 3.— p. 38—43.
d) for summaries of theses:
О. А. Legal Regulation of Customs Value: Summary of Cand. Sc. (Law)
thesis. — М., 2008.— p. 7.
e) Web pages:
Resistance // Juridical Russia: Federal Law Portal. URL:http://law.edu.ru/news/news.asp?newsID=12954 (retrieval
Please submit the article via email in a single file (file should be
named by the author's last name). Subject of the email: “Issues of Law”.
The article should be proofread by the author. Please remove all
grammar, punctuation and syntax errors and inaccuracies; re-check all
legal and scientific terms. The responsibility for the scientific and
factual errors is taken by the author (authors) of the article.
The articles submitted to the editors office will not be returned.
EXAMPLE OF ARTICLE FORMATTING
Please send the materials to be published to our e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
the editors office of the "Issues of Law" journal or
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