Notitia scientifica

What means "scientific knowledge, representation". A small volume preprints of scientific papers will be published in order to familiarize the public with scientific ideas, which in the future will be published in full

Theory of Law and State

Materials on general problems of jurisprudence, including issues of systematization, regulatory framework of the state

Methodology of Law

Materials devoted to methodical problems of jurisprudence, including questions of systematic approach, legal research, basic and unconventional evaluation of legal phenomena

Public issues and political science

Materials concerning State structure, activities of government and public security organs, and the armed forces

International Law

Materials covering various aspects of international legal regulation, both universal and regional, including problems of European law

European Law

Materials devoted to the legal aspects of European integration – new and unique phenomenon of theoretical and practical interest for the Russian lawyers

International Protection of Human Rights

Articles providing the normative and philosophical characteristics of rights and freedoms, devoted to human rights protection in national and international bodies

Comparative Jurisprudence

Articles giving a comparative analysis of legal regulation of diverse social relations in various countries and characterising legal institutes of foreign countries.

Constitutional Law and Procedure

Articles and analytical materials on substantial and procedural aspects of constitutional legal relations: comments on the current legislation, characteristic of the law implementation practice, assessment of the activities of constitutional and statutory courts

Election Law and Election Procedure

Articles examining issues of implementation and improving election law of Russia.

Local Self-Government and Municipal Law

Articles and review materials focusing on activities of the RF local self-government bodies.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Articles and analytical materials focusing on substantive and procedural aspects of legal relations in the area of criminal law: comments on legislation in force, law enforcement practice, evaluation of activities of courts, investigative bodies and the Procuracy.

Questions of Investigation and Operative-research Activity

Materials on criminalistic aspects of investigating of various types of crimes

Civil Law and Procedure

Articles and analytical materials on substantive and procedural issues of private legal relations: comments on legislation in force, characteristics of enforcement practice, evaluation of activities of arbitral courts, courts of general jurisdiction and notaries

Administrative Law and Procedure

Articles on various aspects of modern administrative legal regulation, administrative procedures in various spheres, administrative liability

Procuracy Supervision

Articles focusing on the functioning of the Procuracy in various areas: investigation, supervision, participation in court proceedings

Labour and Social Law

Materials devoted to the legal regulation in the area of labour, employment, and social security, concerning current problems of application of laws and court practice in the area of labour and employment relations


Academic expert opinions on questions arising out of the application of laws. One of the purposes of this section is to reveal legal rules and norms regarding the application of legislation in force

Economics and Law

Works examining issues of external economic activities, financial, tax, customs’ and other fiscal legal relations, control authorities’ practice, containing recommendations to business people and organs of State power in the spheres concerned

Legal Aspects of Ecology

Materials and articles on matters related to legal regulation and application of laws in the sphere of environmental protection

Special Cases

Materials that represent unique or disputable judgments and practices of the public authorities

A Problem Lecture

Lectures and selected extracts from courses of lectures by professors and teachers of institutions of legal education examining the most debatable problems of various legal subjects

Problems of Legal Education

Articles on problems of organising tuition, systemising courses of study, introducing new academic disciplines in institutions of legal education

Legal Heritage

Articles, selected chapters from textbooks and monographs by pre-revolutionary and Soviet scholars that have methodical, educational and cognitive significance for modern legal researchers

Pages of History

Articles and materials on the history of state and law of Russia and foreign countries

Students’ Bulletin

Students’ writings on various issues

Museum of SLI – USLA – USLU History

Materials devoted to the activities of the Museum of History of the Ural State Law University and dedicated to the history of the establishment and formation of legal education in the Urals 


Materials devoted to significant events in the life of institutions of legal education and bodies of State power – conferences, round tables and jubilees


Reviews of monographs, textbooks, collections of documents