Mission Statement

Fostering dialogue between Georgian and European legal communities and promotion of Georgia’s European aspirations through providing an expert overview of the important legal developments pertaining to the rule of law, human rights & democracy, free market economy, Europeanization of the legal culture & legal education, and the approximation of Georgian legislation with the European Union law.


The periodical of the Georgian-Norwegian Rule of Law Association


Papers shall be submitted to the editorial board by e-mail at editors@georgianlawjournal.org  Submissions shall comply with the following guidelines:


While the journal is bilingual, submissions should ideally be in English as it is more convenient for the journal to translate English submissions into Georgian. Nevertheless, if chosen for publication, the journal will also arrange for translation of Georgian submissions into English.


Articles should ideally be between 2,500 and 5,000 words, including footnotes and author details.


Format: All manuscripts shall be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

Font: Times New Roman, 12 point, double-line spaced for the body text and 10 point, single-line spaced for the footnotes.

Headings: Please indicate the level of the section headings in your article:

First-level headings (e.g. Introduction, Conclusion) should be in bold, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns. First-level headings should be numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.

Second-level headings should be in bold italics, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns. Second-level headings should be numbered 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, etc.

Third-level headings should be in italics, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns. Third-level headings should be numbered 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, etc.

References: Please use the Oxford referencing style for any references. Examples may be found here: http://guides.is.uwa.edu.au/ld.php?content_id=14872881. Please place references in footnotes.

Author details: Please include all authors’ full names, academic degrees, affiliations and email addresses.

ABSTRACT: Please include an abstract of no more than 300 words. Some tips for writing an abstract may be found here: http://authorservices.taylorandfrancis.com/abstracts-and-titles/.