Focus and Scope – Basic Information

Právník – Scientific Review for Problems of State and Law

Focus and Scope: As a general law journal, it features articles and comments on all important developments and relevant issues in legal theory and international, EU and national law. It regularly publishes book reviews and annotations on current titles, and it also reports on major conferences, seminars, and legal events in the Czech Republic and abroad. Occasionnally, Právník also presents legal materials that pertain to current legal issues. Although Právník addresses especially the Czech audience, foreign readers can take advantage of English summaries of its articles and studies. Právník is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, and it welcomes papers on any topical legal issue.

Language: Articles are written in Czech or Slovak, tables of contents are available also in English. Every article has an English abstract and key words.

Peer Review Process: is double-blind. All pieces to be published in Právník are reviewed anonymously by two specialists in the field concerned, mostly members of the board of editors, who decide whether the text is suitable for publication or make comments, which are subsequently sent to the author. More

Databases: Právník is indexed to the Czech National Bibliography Česká národní bibliografie (produced by the National Library of the Czech Republic), to the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (produced by the American Association of Law Libraries), to ERIH PLUS, EBSCO and SCOPUS.

Publisher: Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

Publication Frequency: Právník is a monthly.

ISSN 0231-6625, reg. No. E 558