Publication Policies

Open Access Policy

By the decision of the TSU Publishing Board  ADR Yearbook is published in full open access, annualy in  printed and electronic editions. One bilingual (English and Georgian) and one special edition (Georgian language) is issued annually. The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.

All electronic editions of the journal are openly available to any reader. Any interested person has the right to get acquainted with the material of the journal free of charge without registration on the website, to download, make a copy, distribute it legally and to make a proper scientific citation with respect to Journal copyright.

Submission Policy

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the authorities responsible where the work was carried out. 

Accordingly, It is possible to submit an authentic study with genuine content provided by the author for its initial publication to the journal.

The paper will be rejected if a substantial part or the full version of it has already been published or is under the consideration for publication in another scientific issue.

Publication Charges

Authors can publish their papers in Journal of Law  free of charge.

Copyright Policy

The author transfers copyright to the journal to the extent to which it is necessary to provide the publishing of the paper; therefore, for the purposes of scientific-technical editing, print and digital publishing, translation, and visual processing.

The authors of the published papers remain to hold the non-proprietary copyright of the publication.

The author maintains the right to further revision and reproduction of the paper with an expressed reference of the journal as the primary source of publication.

In the case of co-authorship, authors share collective responsibility for the manuscript content and academic fairness, regardless of their science degree or title, the scope, and contribution to the research provided in the paper.

The paper may be published under a pseudonym. Yet, it is restricted to submit the manuscript for publication anonymously by using only a pseudonym.

Reference of an individual or a group of persons as author or co-authors implies their mutual composition of the submitted paper unless confirmed contrary.


The Journal follows License:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.


Journal editions are materially archived in Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University National Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution