Year of establishment: 2001

Problematics: coverage of criminalistic problems, general issues of the theory of forensic science, organization and legal regulation of forensic expert activity.


Certificate of State Registration: КВ No. 23467-13307 ПР on August 06, 2018

Academic specialization: the scientific journal is included in the list of scientific specialized editions of Ukraine where the results of Doctoral and PhD dissertations may be published according to the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 820, dated on July 11, 2016

Academic field: 081 Law

Branch of science: legal sciences

Academic field according to Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine (List: 2011):
12.00.07. Administrative law and procedure; finance law; information law12.00.09Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics; Forensic Science; Crime Detection and Investigation.

Frequency: annually

Publication languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English (mixed languages and parallel issues)

Founders: Hon. Prof. M.S. Bokarius Kharkiv Research Institute of Forensic Examinations, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University

Editorial office address: 8a, Zolochivskaya street, 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 coverage of modern theoretical and applied problems of Criminalistics, performing various types of forensic examinations, applying special knowledge in legal proceedings, legal education and Forensic Science trainings.

The purpose and objectives of the publication are publication of results of scientific and dissertation researches in the fields of Criminalistics, Forensic Science and related sciences, promulgation and exchange of experience in the field of legal science and staff training of forensic institutions, discussion of bills, dissemination of information on events of a scientific nature (feedbacks and peer reviews , personalities of scholars, defense of dissertations, new legal publications, scientific events - conferences, seminars, contests).

Scope of publication: domestic and international.
Publication size: 60x90/16;

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.32353;

– publication volume up to 40 printer sheets;
– availability of soft copies and online versions of each journal issue.

The scientific journal is included to the online database of user-contributed information:«Index Copernicus International» (Warsaw, Poland) (ICV 2017: 64)