The department was established in 2007. There are 14 teachers at the department: 7 on a full-time basis and 7 on a part-time basis. Seven teachers have scientific degrees and academic titles including: 1 Doctor of Science, Professor; 2 PhD in Law, Professors; 3 PhD in Law, Associate Professors; 1 PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor. Leading specialists of law enforcement agencies of Rivne and Rivne region are also involved in teaching the disciplines.
Within the framework of the current scientific topics of the faculty (“The problem of the constitutional order of Ukraine in the conditions of civil society and state law”) and the department (“Basic principles of justice of Ukraine and their evolution in the context of the law system of coordinates of the modern European socio-cultural space”) a scientific work is carried out by the department, namely: defended
PhD Thesis on the topic: “Protocols and other information carriers as sources of evidence in criminal proceedings” by Demianchuk V.A. (2009);
PhD Thesis on the topic: “Administrative responsibility for violation of the procedure of conducting business activities”, by Furmanchuk Ye.V. (2011);
PhD Thesis on the topic: “Information and law bases in the field of road safety in Ukraine”, by Mykults V.Iu. (2014);
– published 15 textbooks and manuals, 4 monographs;
In 2012, the monograph “Information fixation in criminal proceedings in court” was published by PhD, Associated Professor Demianchuk V.A. Each year, the faculty members publish about 20 scientific articles, 10-15 of them in professional journals. The lecturers of the department participate annually in numerous international, national and regional scientific conferences.
Student scientific work is guided by teachers of the department (scientific supervisors – PhD, Associated Professor Demianchuk V.A., Senior Lecturer Davydiuk P.P.)
Future lawyers will master the art of forensic research and improve their investigative skills in specially equipped classrooms. After all, criminalistics forms the practical skills in the field of operative-investigative and expert-forensic activity, provides knowledge about the means, techniques and methods of crime detection, investigation and judicial review of the criminal cases. The Academician Stepan Demianchuk IUEH Faculty of Law forensic training ground consists of two learning rooms. The first classroom is a training class equipped with special equipment and computers, which allows, for example, technical and forensic research of documents, handwriting studies, identification of a person by their appearance (work with the program “Photo Robot”), to find fingerprints and to master video and photography skills. The other classroom is equipped in such a way as to allow practical training in forensic expertise and mastering the tactics of investigative actions. In this case, there is video communication between the classrooms so that students in the room can observe and analyse the actions of their classmates, for example, conducting a primary review of the scene.
There is a “Hall of Justice” at the Academician Stepan Demianchuk IUEH Faculty of Law. It is made in one of the classroom and it almost completely reflects the courtroom with all the necessary attributes: places for the judge and his assistants, for the participants of the process, the public, etc.