About the Journal

Latvia Police Academy founded and started publishing of the journal ’’Administrative and Criminal Justice’’ in 1997 in order to provide an opportunity to academic staff and students (Master students and doctoral students) to publish the results of scientific research works.

Since 2010 Baltic International Academy (No 50–80) has been the publisher, since 2017 Baltic International Academy and Rezekne Academy of Technologies have jointly published the journal.

The journal is published four times a year in free access electronic format and it is available for subscription in printing- house format.

The journal has an international scientific editorial board where PH.Ds from Latvia, the USA, Estonia, Russia, Lithuania the Netherlands and Bulgaria work.

The authors from both Latvia and several other countries, including Estonia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Spain, Poland, the Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Hungary, Uzbekistan and others. The papers for publication can be submitted in Latvian, English, German and Russian.

In 2007 the Science board of Latvia included three sections of the journal – criminal law, police rights, theory of criminalistics and the theory of investigation activities into generally recognised scientific editions.

The content of the journal is being made according to the sub-branches of judicial science, providing the priority to the sub-branches, research works, into which have been included into the Science board of Latvialist of the generally recognised scientific editions.   They are followed by the papers in the sections, which correspond to the sub-branches of judicial sciences – sub-branch of law theory and history; sub-branch of civil law, sub-branch of state law, sub-branch of international rights.

The publications, which are included into the Science board of Latvia list of the generally recognised scientific editions make more than 70% of its amount. ’’Administrative and Criminal Justice’’ is the only journal in Latvia, which regularly publishes the research works in judicial science, in the sub-branches criminalistics and the theory of investigation and the sub-branch of police rights.

All the papers are anonymously reviewed.

The Journal accepts papers in the following languages – Latvian, English, German or Russian.

The journal is indexed in Index Copernicus, Crossref, OpenAir, Worldcat

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Papers should be submitted here: 

In order to submit your paper you must first login or register as author: Register here 

After registration is complete you can create new paper submission in Dashboard section.

* regarding publishing, content, etc.: justicija@rta.lv; andrejs.vilks@rsu.lv
* technical issues: gundega.teilane@rta.lv