Právny obzor is the oldest scientific law review published in Slovakia and also one of the oldest law review in whole region of Central Europe. The review has been published continuously since 1917.
Nowadays 6 issues of the review are published annually.
The review publishes original scientific manuscripts relating to the various issues of the state and law submitted by the Slovak and foreign authors. Publication of each submitted manuscript is subject to approval of the Editorial Board and has to be always reviewed in advance by at least two reviewers, who are experts in particular field of law. Usually from 24 to 30 scientific articles are being published within one volume of the review (5 scientific articles within one issue). All references are listed in Roman script.
Titles of the published articles, abstracts and key-words are available in English language for users. Contents of each issue and volume and the other relevant information are available in Slovak and English language on the review website.
The review has also an international range and is indexed in INDEX TO FOREIGN LEGAL PERIODICALS (published by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.).
Titles of the published articles, abstracts and key-words are published in electronic database The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (http://cejsh.icm.edu.pl/)
Právny obzor is neither an institutional review nor the open access review.
Each issue of the review contains from 4 to 5 scientific articles, which are always reviewed by at least two reviewers who are experts in particular field of law. Each published scientific article contains the title, abstract, key words and bibliography (bibliographic list of used sources) in English language.
Besides the scientific articles the review also contains regular columns "From scientific life", which informs about the major scientific events held in Slovakia and abroad and "Reviews and annotations", which provides information and reviews about domestic and foreign publications dealing with the issues of state law and legal philosophy published by domestic and/or foreign publishing houses.
Due to the growth of non-systematic legislation and bad legal practice in the field of consumer protection law, the publisher has included (since 2015) the new section entitled as "Law and the consumer", which informs and critically evaluate selected cases from the area of legislation and legal practice in the field of consumer rights in the Slovak Republic.
Integral part of the review is usually a column "News", which contains information about the interesting dissertation thesis of PhD. students, habilitation proceeding of new associate professors, professors, as well as the information about the major anniversaries of reputable scientists in the field of legal science.
Cooperation with Wolters Kluwer
Since 2016 the publisher has started cooperation with reputable international publishing house of legal literature, Wolters Kluwer Company (http://www.wolterskluwer.sk/), which currently carries out the printing and the distribution of the review.
Wolters Kluwer Company has also carry out the sales of the review and related marketing activities.
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