About the Journal

ISSN print 2522-4883

ISSN online 2617-975X

Published by Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University since 2017

Certificate of registration by the Ministry of Justice КВ № 22780-12680Р from 03.07.2017

The Ehrlich’s Journal is a fully open access peer-reviewed Journal

EDITORIAL BOARD includes leading ukrainian and foreign scholars (Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Brazil, Romania).




Aims and Scope

Open Access Statement

The Review Policy

The List of Reviewers

The Ethical Policy

Article Processing Charges



The editorial policy of the Journal is aimed at the development of education and science through scientific publications related to the creative heritage of Eughen Ehrlich and its influence on legal cognition and understanding of law; sociological and anthroposociocultural approach to legal cognition and understanding of law, which declared themselves at the end of the 20th century - in the 21st century; new hypotheses and concepts of the nature of law.  It was conceived with the aim of helping to overcome the ideological and methodological crisis in the legal cognition and understanding of law that emerged at the turn of the 21st century . The Journal is intended to become a forum for discussions on the above-mentioned problems, a place for lawyers to present new worldview and methodological approaches to legal cognition and understanding of law, new hypotheses and concepts about the nature of law. The "Ehrlich’s Journal" will develop a sociological approach in legal cognition and understanding of law, will help overcome the dominance of positivism in Ukrainian jurisprudence as a methodology and as a practice of legal cognition and understanding of law, will be, first of all, a platform for scholars who adhere to the anthroposociocultural approach to them...

Papers are published in Ukrainian and English.

The Journal is addressed to legal scientists: doctoral students, postgraduates, University students and lecturers. 



 Our Journal  provides open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge and offers CC-BY Creative Commons Attribution License (read more) to authors. The licence permits others to use, reproduce, disseminate or display the article in any way, including for commercial purposes, so long as they credit the author for the original creation.


 The papers sent to the  Ehrlich's Journal primarily should correspond to the technical requirements. If the papers does not correspond to requirements of the Journal, it is being immediately returned to the author to make corrections. All materials submitted to the Ehrlich's Journal are double-blind reviewed. It is carried out by two independent reviewers who operate separately and don’t know about each other assessments. The names of the reviewers and authors are hidden from each other. Reviewing involves collaboration with experts in specific (narrow) field, who are qualified and able to provide an objective review. The final decision on paper is made by the Editorial Board and Editor-in-Chief. Our main criteria for assessing submissions include originality, quality of analysis, potential impact, and relevance to contemporary and emerging debates. Taking into account the received reviews and improvements made by the author in accordance with the recommendations of the reviewers,  the authors are sent an email, containing an overall assessment of the manuscript and the final decision about acceptance or rejection the manuscript.  Reviewing and publishing of manuscripts are as prompt as possible. Ehrlich's Journal publishes only those materials that have successfully passed the review process. More detailed information about Review Process you can find here



Darius Bolzanas, Doctor of Law Sciences, Private law institute, Mykolas Romerys University, Lithuania.

Beata Kucia-Guściora, Ph.D., dr hab., Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance and Finance Law of Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland.

Rashad Yusif Mammadov, Associate professor of the department Civil Law Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs police Azerbaijan Republic, PhD in law, police Colonel Lieutenant, Azerbaijan.

Irina Vegera, Dean of the faculty of law, Polotsk State University, Belarus.

Patryk Wawrzyński, Post-Doc in Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Interdisciplinary Centre for Modern Technologies, Poland.

Anders Leopold, Doctorate, lecturer at University of Kassel, Judge at Higher Social Court (Hamburg), Germany.

Krzysztof Koźmiński, doctor of law, assistant professor, Faculty of Law and Administration (University of Warsaw), Poland.

Marcos Augusto Maliska, Prof., Dr., Professor of the Master's Program in Law UniBrasil - University Center Curitiba-PR, Brazil.

Mateusz Pękala, Ph. D. in sociology of law, Jesuit University in Cracow (Akademia Ignatianum w Krakowie), acjunct in The Institute of Political Science and Administration, Poland.

Hans-Joachim Schramm, Prof., Dr. Substitute professor at the University of Wismar, Co-research director at the Ostinstitut, Wismar, Germany.

Roger Cotterrell, FBA, LLD, Anniversary Professor of Legal Theory, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

Danilo Panzeri Carlotti, University of São Paulo (USP), researcher at USP and INSPER, Phd in Law and student in computer science at the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Mark Ramseyer, Professor of Law, Harvard, BA, AM, JD, USA.

Jacek Kurczewski, Prof. dr hab., head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of Customs and Law of Institut of Applied Social Sciences, University of Warsaw, Poland.

Jan Rudnicki,  Assistant profesor, Department of European Legal Tradition,Supervisor, Center For Promotion of Polish Legal ResearchFaculty of Law and Administration, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw, Poland.

Katarzyna Julia Kowalska, Dean's Representative for Internships, Coordinator of the Warsaw Section of Centre for Promotion of Polish Legal Research, Faculty of Law and Administration, Warsaw University, Poland.


The Editorial Board of the Ehrlich’s Journal commits to the internationally accepted principles of publication ethics expressed in the recommendations of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) on ways to respond to possible acts of unethical behaviour of the authors. Manuscripts are accepted for publication on the understanding that they have been submitted only to the  Ehrlich’s Journal  and that they have not been previously published either in whole or in part. Authors may not submit to the  Ehrlich’s Journal  papers that are under consideration for publication elsewhere, and, if an author decides to offer a submitted paper to another journal, the paper must be withdrawn from the Ehrlich’s Journal  before the new submission is made.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. All materials, submitted to the Ehrlich’s Journal are checking for plagiarism using the program UNICHEK. In case of the confirmation of plagiarism or falsification of research results, the paper is rejected immediately.



The publication of the papers as well as the reviewing of the submitted articles are free of charge.



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