In the article the concept of the electronic document to the Russian legislation, describing the legal status of an electronic document that specifies the location of the electronic document in proof system of criminal and civil procedure, the range of problems in terms of raising the evidentiary value of electronic documents and on the basis of existing international agreements and practical experience in the U.S. this area, offers ways of improving legislation to overcome this legal conflict.
The article focuses on the study of the meaning of the legal act in practice of judicial control of norms in administrative court procedure. Specific attention is given to the analysis of definitions and characteristics of legal acts, defined in the rulings of the supreme courts. Decisions of the Assembly of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation and Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation are analyzed in the systemic connection with the mechanism of legal regulation and positions of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. Special focus is given to the analysis of court disputing of legal acts, adopted with the infringements of the procedure (faulty acts), as well as annulled or ceased in force. The article discloses the role and meaning of the positionsof the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation in developing of the procedural law and theoretical background of the area of judicial control of legal norms. At the end the conclusion is made on keeping the trend of extending the area of judicial control of norms in doctrine, legislation and court practice.