VESTNIK OF SAINT PETERSBURG UNIVERSITY
LAW

ISSN: 2074-1243
Index Catalogue: 32785

Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University is journal of science and theory drawing together the results of researchers as well as informing the scientific community of developments in research and theory at St. Petersburg State University. Active discussions of the engaging issues in science and the humanities as well as of the general academic and research process are covered in its pages.
Along with original articles and critical reviews, this publication also provides a systematic account of the scientific vibrancy of the university. It acquaints readers with various aspects of the universitys history and the life and times of its renowned researchers.
A special section is devoted to reviewing current research work. The reader can receive the very latest information regarding new scientific publications.
Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University engages with the central, principal, and current issues of science and the humanities. Vestnik is open to collaboration with Russian as well as foreign researchers, scientific cooperatives as well as academic and research institutions.
Series 14 of Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University can be found in the listing of the principal peer-reviewed research journals and publications which, as recommended by the expert advisory council of VAK (the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federations Ministry of Education and Science), may be employed in the defence of doctoral and post-doctoral dissertations under the specialty: 12.00.00 Legal Science.
The journal Vestnik Series 14, Law publishes articles in the following fields: theory and history of law and state, philosophy of law, history of the law and the Russian state, history of the law and state of foreign countries, constitutional law, law of finance, international law, civil law and arbitrage, etc.
Vestnik Series 14 regularly informs its readers of scientific conferences which have taken place in the department, as well as printing reviews of the work published by its researchers.
The Journal also has a section Dissertations in Progress in which graduate, post graduate students and applicants of the St. Petersburg State University Faculty of Law may present summaries of their research work.

Editorial Board Members:

Nikolay G. Stoyko, Doctor of Law Sciences (DSc), Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia;
William Elliott Butler, John Edward Fowler Distinguished Professor of Law and International Affairs Pennsylvania State University Emeritus Professor of Comparative Law, University of London Foreign Member, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, Pennsylvania State University, University of London;
Sergey V. Bakhin, Doctor of Law Sciences, Associate Professor, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia;
Valdimir S. Belykh, Doctor of Law Sciences (DSc), Professor, Distinguished Scientist of the Russian Federation, Honored Layer of the Russian Federation, Honored Worker of the Russian Higher Education, Ural State Law Academy, Director of the Institute of Law and Business, Russia;
Mikhail M. Brinchuk, Doctor of Law Science (DSc), Professor, Distinguished Scientist of the Russian Federation, The Institute of State and Law of The Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the environmental law sector, Russia;
Gerrit Manssen, Professor, Doctor of Law, Professor of the Chair of Public Law, University of Regensburg, Germany;
Aleksei N. Tarbagaev, Doctor of Law Sciences (DSc), Professor, Distinguished Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Siberian Federal University, Russia;
A.V. Yudin, Doctor of Law Sciences (DSc), Associate Professor, Samara National Research University named after academician S.P. Korolev, Russia;
K.L. Tolmashevsky, Candidate of Law Sciences (PhD), Associate Professor, University MITSO, Minsk, Belarus.

Editor-in-Chief: Nikolay G. Stoyko, Dr. Prof.

Phone: (812) 329 28 34
E-mail: law_vestnik@spbu.ru

St. Petersburg University Press
199004, St. Petersburg, 6th line VO, 11/21.
Director of the St. Petersburg University Press: Elena V. Lebedkina

MISSION
1. To promote the Russian Law development and implementation.
2. To present the whole palette of the current state of jurisprudence both in Russia and abroad.

MAIN SUBJECTS
1. The fundamental theoretical research in Law and Legal Practice.
2. Applied research in Law and Legal Practice.

DIVISION INTO TOPICS PRINCIPLES
1. The division into topics is made in accordance with the official structure of jurisprudence established the nomenclature of scientific specialties 12.00.00 "Jurisprudence", and branches of law.
2. Special topics are selected in accordance with both their scientific and practical relevance, significance for readers, and St. Petersburg Universitys academic traditions.

GENERAL TOPICS
1. Theory and History of the Law and the State.
2. Public and Private law (by branches).
3. Law Institutes.
4. Criminalistics.

SPECIAL TOPICS
1. Interdisciplinary Law Researches.
2. Legal Life: scientific and practical conclusions, comments and reviews.
3. Comparative Law.
4. Foreign Law.
5. Russian Law Survey (in English).
6. Legal Science and Education: past and present.
7. Academic Life.
8. Personalities.

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