Author Guidelines

Indonesian Law Journal (ILJ) is a scientific journal published by The National Law Development Agency. ILJ invites academicians, researchers, observers, practitioners and all parties interested in legal field to publish their articles. Author Guidelines are as followed:.
1. Accepted manuscripts must be in legal field and should be written in English. The authors who are not native speakers of English need to seek the assistance of a native speaker to proofread their manuscripts before submitting them to the Editorial Team.
2. Submitted manuscripts should be in legal field with particular topics as requested and have not been published elsewhere.
3. Submitted manuscripts are going through peer review process. The results of the review will provide consideration to decide whether the manuscripts should be accepted, revised or rejected. Submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • Submitted manuscripts should be in form of
  • Research Result Paper;
  • Jurisprudence;
  • Literature Review; and
  • Case studies.

5. Title of manuscript should be concise and specific which describes the content of the article comprehensively and unambigously. It is typed by using alignment: center text, UPPER CASE and bold.
6. The abstract should be concisely describes the background, the issue, the method, conclusion and recommendation in one paragraph. Total words used is no more than 150 It is typed using 1.5 space with normar margin and alignment: justify. Abbreviatons must be spelled out.
7.Outline of manuscript:

  • Title;
  • Name of Author(s) (should be typed below the title in full name without any qualifications). Use the word ”and” instead of ”&” if authors are more than one.
  • Authors’ Affiliations (name(s) of department(s) and institution(s));
  • Abstract;
  • Keyword;
  • Introduction;
  • Method;
  • Analysis and discussion;
  • conclusion

Body:

  • Introduction : It presents the description of the background and the issue discussed in the manuscript.
  • Method : It is an optional section for articles which are based research.
  • Analysis and Discussion: The section contains the analysis of the issue. Items of discussion should be adjusted to the number of discussed issues.
  • Conclussion: It should describe the overall, clear and concise conclussion and recommendation.


8.Technical Writing Guidelines:

a. Manuscripts should be in soft copy in the form of Microsoft Word (.doc)/(.docx).
b. Manuscripts should be in 10 up to 25 pages long, including abstract, figures, tables and bibliography.
c. Manuscripts are written in A4 paper, 12 point Arial, 1.5 space. Top margin should be 3 cm, as well as bottom, left and right ones.
d. Figures and tables:

  • The caption for a table appears above the table, left indent (not center), should be typed size 12 Arial;
  • The caption for a figure should be appeard below the graphic, left indent (not center), should be typed size 12 Arial;
  • Typically, boldface the word "Figure" or "Table" then present the caption in plain text.
  • Use arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, dst.) for the associated number of figures/tables;
  • Tables appear in left indent;
  • Font type and size for table content may be customized as needed (size 8-10, Times New Roman /Arial Narrow) in 1.0 space.
  • Reference or explanation should be below the associated table/figure,typed left indent, Arial size 10.

e. References should be in foot note with font size 10 of Cambria

  • Books (with 1 author): Wendy Doniger, Splitting the Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999), p. 65.
  • Books (with 2 authors): Guy Cowlishaw and Robin Dunbar, Primate Conservation Biology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), p. 104–7.
  • Books (with authors of 4 or more): Edward O. Laumann et al., The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994), p. 262.
  • Journal Articles: John Maynard Smith, “The Origin of Altruism,” Nature 393 (1998): 639.
  • On-line Journal Articles: Mark A. Hlatky et al., "Quality-of-Life and Depressive Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women after Receiving Hormone Therapy: Results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Trial, "Journal of the American Medical Association 287, no. 5 (2002), http://jama.ama-ssn.org/issues/v287n5/rfull/ joc10108.html#aainfo (accessed 7 January, 2004).
  • Papers of a Seminar: Brian Doyle, “Howling Like Dogs: Metaphorical Language in Psalm 59” (paper at the Annual International Meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, Berlin, Germany, 19-22 June, 2002).
  • Website/internet: Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees, “Evanston Public Library Strategic Plan, 2000–2010: A Decade of Outreach,” Evanston Public Library, http://www.epl.org/library/strategic-plan-00.html (accessed 1 June 2005).    

 f.  Bibliography:

  • Corresponding references for all citations should be inthe latest edition;
  • References in Bibliography should be classified based on the types of references used in the manuscript, for example; Book; Paper/Article/Proceeding/Research Result Paper; Internet and Regulations ;
  • Bibiliography should be in alphabetical order;
  • The internet sources of used references should be officially validated.
  • Bibliography should be written as followed:
    • Books (with 1 author): Doniger, Wendy, Splitting the Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999).
    • Books (with 2 authors): Cowlishaw, Guy and Robin Dunbar, Primate Conservation Biology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000).
    • Books (with authors of 4 or more): Laumann, Edward O. et al., The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994).
    • Journal Articles: Smith, John Maynard, “The Origin of Altruism,” Nature 393 (1998).
    • On-line Journal Articles: Hlatky, Mark A. et al., "Quality-of-Life and Depressive Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women after Receiving Hormone Therapy: Results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Trial," Journal of the American Medical Association 287, no. 5 (2002), http://jama.ama-ssn.org/issues/v287n5/rfull/joc10108.html#aainfo (accessed 7 January,2004).
    • Papers of a Seminar: Brian Doyle, “Howling Like Dogs: Metaphorical Language in Psalm 59” (makalah disampaikan pada the annual international meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, Berlin, Germany, 19-22 June 2002).
    • Website/internet : Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees, “Evanston Public Library Strategic Plan, 2000–2010: A Decade of Outreach,” Evanston Public Library, http://www.epl.org/library/strategic-plan-00.html (accessed 1 Juni 2005).

9.Electronic form/softcopy of the manuscripts, a complete Curriculum Vitae (includes e-mail address and phone number) and a copy of valid ID should be submitted to indonesianlawjournal@gmail.com.