“Digital law” vs “digitalization of law”

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Occupation: Associate Professor of the Department of “КB-12 - Legal provision of national security”
Affiliation: MIREA - Russian Technological University
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Occupation: Associate Professor of the Department of Theory of History of State and Law, Moscow State Pedagogical University; Associate Professor of the Department of “КB-12 - Legal provision of national security”, MIREA - Russian Technological University
MIREA - Russian Technological University
Moscow State Pedagogical University
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Occupation: Professor of the Department of Theory of History of State and Law
Affiliation: Moscow State Pedagogical University
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow
Journal nameGosudarstvo i pravo
EditionIssue 4

With the inevitability of further expansion, improvement and systematization of the mechanism of legal regulation of relations developing in the digital environment, the accuracy of legal and doctrinal terminology, its compliance with the already established system of conceptual and categorical apparatus, subject area and trends of legal regulation remains a significant task. The conflict of doctrinal approaches in the issue of terminological designation of such a phenomenon as the intensifying regulation of digital phenomena is incompatible with the dogmatism of law, requires more certainty, but for this it is necessary to resolve, according to the authors of the article, the main question: which of the terms most accurately corresponds to the nature of the emerging system of norms – “digital law” or “digitalization of law”?

Keywordsdigital law, digitalization of law, dogmatism of law, conceptual and categorical apparatus of law, branch of law, criteria for distinguishing branches of law, branch of legislation, object of industry, subject of industry, novelization of law
Publication date28.04.2023
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