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Author Guidelines


Author Guidelines

The word limit for the submission is 4000- 10000 words (including of footnotes and abstract).

The sequence of manuscripts following: Title; Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Method (for original research articles); Analysis and Discussion; Conclusion; and References.

Main Headings of Manuscripts. Following main headings should be provided in the ma- nuscript while preparing. Main headings, sub-headings and sub-sub headings should be numbered in the manuscript with the following example:



•    Title

Title of articles are written with Book Antiqua Bold (16 pt.) and preferably not more than 14 words. Author(s) name, affiliations and e-mail.

•    Abstract

The abstract should be clear, concise, and descriptive. This abstract should provide a brief introduction to the problem, objective of paper, followed by a statement regarding the methodology and a brief summary of re- sults. Font Book Antiqua (10 pt) Italic and preferably not more than 300 words.

•    Keywords

Keywords arranged by alphabetically and should have at least two keywords and maximum five keywords separated by a semicolon (;).

•    Introduction

The introduction should be clear and provide the issue to be discussed in the manuscript. At the end of the paragraph, the author/s should end with a comment on the signifi- cance concerning identification of the issue and the objective of research.

•    Method

The method written in descriptive. This Method are optional, only for original research articles.


•    Analysis and Discussion

This section is the most important section of your article. Contains the results of the object of study and should be clear and concise.

•    Conclusion

Conclusion contains a description that should answer the objectives of research. Do not repeat the Abstract or simply describe the results of the research. Give a clear explanation regarding the possible application and/or suggestions related to the research findings.

•    References

References at the end of the manuscript should be written in APA (American Psycho- logical Association) Citation Style.  Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. (we suggest Mendeley). All publications cited in the text should be included as a list of Bibliography, arranged alphabetically by author.

Books with an author:

Damos Dumoli Agusman. (2014). treaties under indonesian law. Bandung: Remaja Rosdakarya

Books with editor:

Mike McConville & Wing Hong Chui (ed). (2007). Research methods for law. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Journal articles:

Daniel Epss. (2018). “harmless errors and substantial rights”. 131 Harv. L. Rev. 2117.

World Wide Web:

Cable News Network. (2018). Corker: ‘has to be a punishment' for saudi journalist's death. Available from: [Accessed October 10, 2018)

•    Footnotes

Bibliography citations are provided in foot- notes with format:


Alina Kaczorowska. (2010). public international law. London: Routledge, p. 13.

Journal articles:

Arie Afriansyah. (2015). “Foreigners Land Rights Regulations: Indonesia’s Practice”. Jurnal Mimbar Hukum, 27(1): 98-116

•    Figures/Graphics

The figures should be clearly readable and at least have a resolution of 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) for good printing quality.

•    Table

Table made with the open model (without the vertical lines).


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.

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