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Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies

Saiyek Saeka Praya

Pekerjaan berat dilakukan dengan kebersamaan pasti akan terasa ringan (Saiyek saeka praya)

Prof. Dr. Sudijono Sastroatmodjo, M.Si

Guru Besar

Universitas Negeri Semarang

Prof. Dr. Sudijono Sastroatmodjo, M.Si

Guru Besar

Pekerjaan berat dilakukan dengan kebersamaan pasti akan terasa ringan (Saiyek saeka praya)

Strategi Hidup

Ketenangan, Kesabaran dan Keikhlasan untuk Ibadah Adalah Awal Kebahagiaan Yang Sesungguhnya

Dr. Rodiyah, S.Pd.,S.H.,M.Si


Universitas Negeri Semarang

Dr. Rodiyah, S.Pd.,S.H.,M.Si


Ketenangan, Kesabaran dan Keikhlasan untuk Ibadah Adalah Awal Kebahagiaan Yang Sesungguhnya
Universitas Negeri Semarang

homepageimage_en_usJournal Description

Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies (JILS) is a peer-reviewed journal published biannual (July-December, January-July) by Master of Legal Science, Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang (MIH FH UNNES). The JILS is intended to be the journal for publishing articles reporting of results of research on law, especially in the context of contemporary of legal issues. The various topics include, but not limited to, criminal law, administrative law, constitutional law, international law, Islamic law, private and commercial law, business law, agrarian law, economic law, human rights law, anti-terrorism law, anti-corruption law, capital market law, and diplomatic law.

The primary criterion for publication in JILS is the significance of the contribution an article makes to the literature in law area. The acceptance decision is made based upon an independent review process that provides critically constructive and prompt evaluations of submitted manuscripts.


The primary, but not exclusive, audiences are academicians, postgraduate students, legal practitioners, and others interested people in legal research.

Policy on Data Availability

The objective of Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies is to provide the widest possible dissemination of knowledge of professional research and educational activity concerning to legal issues. As part of this process, authors are encouraged to make their data available for use by others in extending or replicating the result reported in their articles. Authors of articles which report data dependent results should footnote the status of the data availability and, when pertinent, this should be accompanied by information on how the data may be obtained.

Reproduction Policy

An objective of Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies is to promote the wide dissemination of the results of systematic scholarly inquiries into the broad field of legal research. Permission is hereby granted to reproduce any of the content of the journal for use in other that a course instruction, e.g., inclusion in books of readings or in any other publications intended for general distribution. In consideration for the grant of permission by the journal in such instances, the applicant must notify the author(s) in writing of the intended use to be made of each reproduction. Normally, the journal will not access a charge for the waiver of copyright.

Except where otherwise noted in articles, the copyright of article in the journal has been transferred to the MIH FH UNNES. Where the author(s) has (have) not transferred the copyright to the MIH FH UNNES, the applicant must seek a permission to reproduce (for all purpose) directly from the author(s).

 Author Fee

Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies will not charge anything to the author for submission fee or publication fee. Once the issue is published, the author will get an issue by email and post mail.

Abstract and Indexing

Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies is indexed by: Google Scholars and Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD)

Submission Policy

The Author should submit the manuscript in word (doc., docx., rtf.) format to the JILS Editorial Office by online submission http://journal.unnes.ac.id/sju/index.php/jils or by email to jils@mail.unnes.ac.id All manuscripts must be prepared according to the Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies guidelines.

Upon the submission of the manuscripts, author(s) will receive the confirmation of the submission along with some submission declaration forms that need to be filled and signed before Editors can process the manuscript.

Peer Review Process and Editorial Decision


All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.

The Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.

Review Process:

  1. Author submit the manuscript
  2. Editor Evaluation [some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process]
  3. Double-blind peer review process
  4. Editor Decision
  5. Confirmation to the authors

Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies

Print ISSN: 2548-1584                        Online ISSN: 2548-1592

Published by

Master of Legal Science Program, Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang

K Building, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law UNNES, Sekaran Campus, Semarang



JILS manuscript preparation and style guidelines follow, with a slight modification, documentation 2 of the Chicago Manual of Style (14th ed., University of Chicago Press).


The manuscripts should be typed in A4 (8.27″ x 11.69″), 12-point Times News Roman font and must be 1.5 line-spaced, except indented quotations. The manuscript must be saved as a word file. All pages, including tables, appendices and references, should be serially numbered. Spell out numbers from one to ten, except when used in tables and lists, and when used with mathematical, statistical, scientific or technical units and quantities, such as distances, weights and measures. For example: three days; 3 kilometers; 30 years. All other numbers are expressed numerically. Authors are encouraged to use ULRJ template. Sample template is included at the end of this document.


The manuscript must be written in good academic English. Spelling follows Webster’s International Dictionary. To ensure anonymous review, authors should not identify themselves directly or indirectly in their papers. Single author should not use the word “we”. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity.

Article Length

The article should be between 4000 and 7000 words. The allowable length of the manuscript is at Editor’s discretion; however, manuscript with a length less or exceeding the words may be return to the author(s) for revision before the manuscript is considered by the Editors. The word count excludes table, figures, and references.


Article Title

Title of the article should be specific and effective, approximately 10 words. Write an article title using simple and straightforward language that can offer readers a glimpse of the content with their first glance.

Author name and Affiliations

The full name of each author, affiliation of each author at the time research was completed, and addressed of each author including full postal address, telephone, and email addresses. Where more than one author has contributed to the articles, please provide detail information for the corresponding author. The detail information about the author will be placed on ABOUT THE AUTHORS page.


The abstract should stand alone, means that no citation in abstract. The abstract should concisely inform the reader of the manuscript’s purpose, its methods, its findings, and its value. The abstract should be relatively nontechnical, yet clear enough for an informed reader to understand the manuscript’s contribution. The manuscript’s title, but neither the author’s name nor other identification designations, should appear on the abstract page. An abstract, of no more than 150 words, should be presented both in English and Indonesian on a separate page immediately preceding the text of the manuscript. (Indonesian abstract will be provided for the non-Indonesian author once the manuscript is accepted for publication)


Keywords are an important part of abstract writing. Authors should select a maximum of 5 keywords that are specific and reflect what is essential about the articles. Keywords and the article classification should be provided after the abstract.


Manuscript submitted to this journal should have the main heading as follows:

  1. Introduction
  2. Literature Review
  3. Methods
  4. Result and Discussion
  5. Conclusion
  6. Acknowledgement (if any)
  7. References

Authors may use some flexible term for the subheading following the above main heading. Authors are encouraged to use manuscript’s template that is found at the end of this guideline.


Author must provide high quality artwork for all illustrations. Poor resolution or definition is not acceptable. Tables and Figures should be numbered separately. (Table 1, Table 2; Figure 1, Figure 2). Each table and figure should be given a title and should be presented on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. Figures and tables reproduced from already published work must be accompanied by permission of the original publisher (or copyright holder, if not the publisher). Please indicate the position of figures and tables in the text as follows:


Insert Table 2. Here


Questionnaires and Experimental Instruments

Manuscripts reporting on field surveys or experiments should include questionnaires, cases, interview plans or other instruments used in the study.



Work cited should use the “author-date-system” keyed to a list of works in the reference list (See below).

  1. In the text, works are cited as follows: author’s last name and date, without comma, in parentheses: for example, (Becker 1987); with two authors: (Hannan and Freeman 1984); with more than two: (Sanders et al. 1985); with more than one source cited together (Jones 1987; Freeman 1986); with two or more by one author: (Jones 1987, 1989).
  2. When the reference list contains more than one work of an author published in the same year, the suffix a, b, etc., Follows the date in the text citation; for example, (Jones 1987a; Jones 1987b)
  3. If an author’s name is mentioned in the text, it need not be repeated in the citation.
  4. Citation to institutional works should use acronyms or short titles where practicable.


Every manuscript must include a list of references contain only the works cited. Each entry should contain all data necessary for unambiguous identification. With the author-date system, use the following format recommended by the Chicago Manual Styles (14th Ed.):

  1. Arrange citations in alphabetical order according to the surname of the author or the name of the institution responsible for the citation.
  2. Use author’s initials instead of proper names.
  3. In listing more than one name in references (Molyneux, P., and J. Thornton,…) there should always be a comma before “and.”
  4. Dates of publication should be placed immediately after the authors’ names.
  5. Titles of journal should not be abbreviated.
  6. Multiple works by the same author(s) should be listed in chronological order of publication. Two or more works by the same author(s) in the same year distinguished be letters after the date.

Recommendations for references are:

  1. Authors are encouraged to have references mainly from primary source (at least 80% of the references), such as research articles in journal, proceedings, working paper, or dissertation.
  2. Authors are encouraged to have references that are up-to-date references (at least 80% references dated within the last 10 years).
  3. Authors should avoid excessively referencing your own work (self-citation).


Beamish, P. W. 1988. Multinational Joint Ventures in Developing Countries. London-New York: Routledge.

Collins, Geoffrey, and Mathew D. Wortmaster. 1953. The collected works of Pennyloss. Boston: Pennyloss.

Sanders, G.S., T. R. Price, V. L. DeSantis, and C. C. Ryder. 1989. Prediction and prevention of famine. Los Angeles: Timothy Peters.

Ohio State University. College of Administrative Science. Center for Human Resource Research. 1977. The national longitudinal surveys handbook. rev. ed. Columbus.

Chapter in a book

Allen, D. (1988). ‘British foreign policy and international co-operation’. In Byrd, P. (Ed.), British Foreign Policy. Deddington: Philip Allen, 210–18.

Journal Article

Banks, William. 1958. Secret meeting in boise. Midwestern Political Review 6: 26-31.

Fraser J., N. Fraser, and F. McDonald. The strategic challenge of electronic commerce. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2000, 5(1): 7-14.

Wambach, K. A. 1997. Breastfeeding intention and outcome: A test of the theory of planned behavior. Research in Nursing and Health 20 (1): 51-60.

Zhang, Y., and R. Buda. 1999. Moderating effects of need for cognition on responses to positively versus negatively framed advertising messages. Journal of Advertising 28 (2): 1-15.

Working Paper

Kang, D. 2000. Family Ownership and Performance in Public Corporations: A Study of the U.S. Fortune 500, 1982–1994. Working Paper 00-0051, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.


Gnyawali, D. R. 1997. Creation and Utilization of Organizational Knowledge: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Organizational Learning on Strategic Decision Making. Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, PA.


Kowalik, T. 1992. ‘Trade unions attitude to privatisation’. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Privatization and Transformation in Eastern Europe, Warsaw, 15–20 November.


Klein, J. 2002. ‘How the solidarity dream turned sour’. The Guardian, 12 June, 8–9.