Year of establishment: 2019

Problematics: coverage of current applied-theoretic criminalistics problems, conduct of different types of examinations, applying special knowledge while court proceedings, legal education and personnel - forensic experts training.


e-ISSN: 2709-1007

Certificate of State Registration: КV No. 24307-14147 P December 21, 2019

Professional registration:

Specialty: 081 Law

Academic field: legal sciences
Specialty according to Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine (List: 2011):
12.00.07. Administrative Law and Procedure; Finance Law; Information Law
12.00.09 Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics; Forensic Science; Crime Detection and Investigation.

Frequency: 2 times a year

Publication languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English, German, French

Founders: Hon. Prof. M.S. Bokarius Kharkiv Research Institute of Forensic Examinations (code according to EDRPOU 02883133);

Editorial office address: Kharkiv, 61177


Publication type: scientific, legal.

Sources of funding: issued at the expense of Hon. Prof. M.S. Bokarius Kharkiv Research Institute of Forensic Examinations

The thematic focus of the publication is solving conceptual scientific, scientific-methodological and applied problems in the field of criminology, forensic science, criminalistics, criminal procedure; forensic sciences; as well as problems as to the use of special knowledge in court proceedings, administrative law bases of forensic activity; the issues of technical ensuring and automation of expert examinations, the use of international experience and cooperation in the field of criminology, forensic science, criminalistics, etc.

The purpose and main objectives of the publication are publication of scientific and dissertation researches results in the field of criminalistics, forensic science and related sciences, promulgation and experience exchange in the field of legal science and forensic institutions staff training, discussion on bills, information dissemination on scientific nature events (feedbacks and peer reviews, scientists personalities, dissertations’ defense, new legal publications, scientific events – conferences, seminars, contests).

The scope of publication distribution: national and foreign: scientists, forensic experts, law enforcement agencies and court officers, lawyers, teachers of higher education institutions, graduate students, doctoral students, students

Publication format: B5

Digital Object Identifier Doi prefix: 
– publication volume up to 40 printed pages;
– availability of online and Internet versions of each Journal issue.

The Journal  is included in the Index Copernicus International database and libraries: Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine

Articles, which are sent to the Journal editorial board, should correspond to its field in the following directions:
- scientific articles on the issue;
- bibliography, criticism, reviews;
- regulatory legal acts;
- from M. S. Bokarius archive;
- information for authors