Legal system
Digitalization of law
Information. Public administration
Electronic services
Public authority
Digital reality
Digital law

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Babaeva, Y. ., Komlev, E. ., Larin, A. ., Larina, T. ., & Chikhladze, L. . (2023). DIGITALIZATION OF LEGAL RELATIONS AND TRANSFORMATION OF THE FORMA AND METHODS OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN A DIGITAL REALITY. Lex Humana (ISSN 2175-0947), 15(4), 184–193. Retrieved from


Amid the ongoing search for the optimal model of the organization of public authority at all levels, of increasing relevance is legal regulation of the mechanisms and forms of applying digitalization in the system of state and municipal administration. Under active discussion are also the issues of implementing information and communications technology in criminal proceedings and especially in criminal procedural evidence. The goal of the study is to investigate the concept, content, and nature of law digitalization processes taking place in today’s world. With the advent of digital identity under an online name in the digital space, smart robots (electronic persons), the use of robotics, and such atypical objects of legal regulation as virtual things that exist only within the operation of computer programs and have no material prototypes (e.g., cryptocurrencies), new social relations with new subjects regulated by law have emerged. This has resulted in the transformation of the sphere of legal regulation. The leading method at the basis of solving the research problem is a comparative-legal study of law digitalization processes. The paper classifies and analyzes the processes of law digitalization and the contemporary social processes closely associated with it. The main directions of digitalization of legal relations and the transformation of forms and methods of public administration in digital reality are examined. The authors see the use of new information technology as a chance to return to the forms and means of direct democracy that have already been tried in history: the accusatory process, the people's prosecution, free evidence, popular justice, customary law, etc. All these legal phenomena are being transformed in a new context.



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