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Author Guidelines


  • Legalitas: Jurnal Hukum is an open access peer-reviewed journal that aims to share and discuss issues and research results. This journal is published by Center for Law Research and Development, Master of Law Program, Batanghari University. This journal publishes scientific articles on research results, review articles, scientific studies from legal practitioners academics covering various fields of law, namely criminal law, civil law, administrative law, constitutional law, business law and Islamic law. This journal is published twice a year, in June and December.
  • Legalitas: Jurnal Hukum is a forum for academics and practitioners to disseminate knowledge to the wider community in a reference to scientific work or scientific studies covering various sciences, this Journal publishes scientific papers on research and reviews in the fields of law, criminal law, civil law, administrative law, constitutional law, business law and Islamic law.
  • Manuscripts that have been received and are ready to be published will be published in the Open Journal System (OJS) in stages in accordance with the periodical publishing schedule.
  • We open up opportunities as much as possible for writers who want to contribute to Legalitas: Jurnal Hukum. The articles that come in should not be the result of plagiarism and have not been published elsewhere.

Manuscript Form

  • Manuscripts received are manuscripts that have never been published before. If the manuscript turns out to have been published, then the legal risk borne by the author and will get sanctions from Legalitas: Jurnal Hukum.
  • The manuscript is written in Indonesian or English.
  • Manuscripts can be in the form of the results of a research (research paper) or a review text (thoughts).
  • In the script, the writing of foreign language terms is italicized.

Submission Procedure

Note: Manuscripts received will not automatically be published, because they will go through a review process from the editorial board. If the manuscript has been received, please contact our team through the contact person.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.