Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The focus of Journal Justiciabelen (JJ) is publishing the manuscript of outcome study, and conceptual ideas which specific in the sector of Law science. We are interested in topics which relate generally to Law issues in Indonesia and around the world. Articles submitted might cover topical issues in :

  • Criminal Law;
  • Civil Law; 
  • Constitutional Law; 
  • Administrative Law; 
  • Criminal 
  • Procedure Code; 
  • Civil Procedure Law; 
  • Islamic law; 
  • Business Law; 
  • Environmental Law; 
  • Health Law; and 
  • Employment Law.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to Journal Justiciabelen (JJ), an initial review process will be carried out by the editorial board regarding the writing system that is adapted to the applicable standard environment.

Furthermore, the article will be sent to the peer reviewer to be checked through a Double-Blind Peer Review Process, and carried out by 2 reviewers.

After that the article will be returned to the author for revision or rejected when it has been reviewed by the reviewer. In each manuscript, peer reviewers will be assessed from a substantial aspect. This process takes a maximum of 2 weeks (two weeks).


Publication Frequency

Journal Justiciabelen (JJ), published 2 (two) times a year: January and July.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author.



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Ethics Publication

Journal Justiciabelen (JJ),is a means of developing knowledge in the field of law, through the publication of research-based original writings. Journal Justiciabelen (JJ),has a vision to become a scientific journal with national and international standards in disseminating and developing ideas in the field of scientific law, as well as related topics that have never been published elsewhere, either in any language. This statement describes the code of conduct for all parties involved in the publication of this journal article, including the authors, editors, reviewers, and publishers. This code of conduct-based statement is based on the provisions set out by the editorial of the Journal Justiciabelen (JJ). Among other things:

Writer's Duties Writing

  1. Standards: Authors must present articles/manuscripts/writings from the results of research (original) that are carried out objectively about the contents of articles/manuscripts/writings. Researchers must present articles / manuscripts / writings honestly, and must not falsify or manipulate data incorrectly. The manuscript should contain enough detail and references to allow others to do the same research and dedication. False or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable behavior. Manuscripts must follow journal submission guidelines;

  2. Originality and Plagiarism: Authors must be sure that they are writing an original work as a result of the research. Manuscripts may not be submitted simultaneously to more than one publication. Relevant previous research, dedication and publications, made by the researcher or other authors themselves, must be properly acknowledged and referenced. The main literature should be cited if desired. Original words taken directly from publications by other researchers must appear in quotation marks with appropriate citations;

  3. Duplicate, redundant, or confusing/simultaneous: Authors are not allowed to submit the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time. Authors are also expected not to publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing the same research in more than one journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time is unethical and unacceptable publication. Multiple publications emerging from a research project and its dedication should be clearly identified and major publications should be referenced;

  4. Reference Sources: Authors should be aware of all data sources used in the dedication and cite publications that were influential in determining the nature of the research reported. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given;

  5. Authorization Writing: The writing of research publications must accurately reflect the individual's contribution to his work and reporting. Authors should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, implementation or interpretation of the reported research. Others who have made significant contributions must be listed as co-authors. In cases where the main contributors are listed as authors whereas those who do not make substantial contributions, or only technical work, contributing to research or publications are written as acknowledgment. The author also ensures that all authors have seen and approved the proposed version of the manuscript and the inclusion of their names as co-authors;

  6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors must clearly disclose in their manuscripts any financial or other conflicts of interest that could be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscripts. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed;

  7. Fundamental Errors in Published Work: If the author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in the submitted manuscript, the author must immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work closely with the editor to withdraw or revise the paper;

  8. Hazard Subjects and Humans or Animals: Authors must clearly identify in the manuscript if the study involves hazardous chemicals, procedures or equipment in their use.

Editor's Duties

  1. Publication Decisions: Based on editorial review, editors may accept, reject, or request manuscript modifications. Validation of the work / writing in question and its importance to researchers and readers should always follow the decision. Editors may be guided by the discretion of the journal's editorial board and limited by applicable legal requirements such as those relating to defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can talk to other editors and writers to make this decision. Editors must be responsible for everything they publish and must have procedures and policies in place to ensure the quality of the material they publish and maintain the integrity of what they publish;

  2. Manuscript Review: Editors must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. Editors must regulate and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors must explain their peer review process in information to authors and also indicate which sections of the journal the peer reviewed. Editors should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers to be published by selecting people with adequate expertise and avoiding people who have conflicts with the research field;

  3. Fair Treatment: Editors must ensure that every manuscript received by the journal is reviewed for intellectual content regardless of gender, gender, race, religion, nationality, etc. From the author. An important part of the responsibility to make fair and impartial decisions is the enforcement of the principles of editorial independence and integrity. Editors are in a strong position with making decisions about publication, which makes it extremely important that the process is as fair and impartial as possible;

  4. Confidentiality: Editors must ensure that information about manuscripts submitted by authors is kept confidential. Editors must critically assess any potential breaches of data protection and patient confidentiality. This includes requiring proper consent for the actual research presented, consent for publication where possible;

  5. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: Journal Editors may not use unpublished material disclosed in submitted manuscripts for their own research without the written consent of the author. Editors must not be involved in making decisions about papers that have a conflict of interest.

Reviewer Duties

  1. Confidentiality: Information about manuscripts submitted by authors must be kept confidential and treated as privileged information. They should not be indicated or discussed with anyone other than those authorized by the editor;

  2. Sources of Acknowledgment: The reviewer must ensure that the authors are aware of all sources of data used in this study. Reviewers should identify relevant published works that have not been cited by the authors. Any statements of observation, derivation, or argument that have been previously reported must be accompanied by a relevant citation. Reviewers must immediately notify the journal if they find irregularities, have concerns about ethical aspects of the work, are aware of substantial similarities between manuscripts and concurrent submissions to other journals or published articles, or suspect that errors may have occurred during research or writing and submission of manuscripts; Reviewers should keep this confidential and not investigate further unless the journal requests further information or advice;

  3. Standard of Objectivity: Review of submitted texts must be objective and reviewers must express their opinions clearly with supporting arguments. Reviewers must follow the journal's rules regarding the specific feedback requested from them and, unless there is a reason not to do so. Reviewers should be constructive in their reviews and provide feedback that will help authors to improve their manuscript. The reviewer should provide clear suggestions which important sections should be added to support the claims made in the manuscript under consideration and which would strengthen or expand the work;

  4. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: Information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers may not review manuscripts that have conflicts of interest due to competitive, collaborative, or other relationships with the authors, companies, or research-related institutions. In the case of double-blind reviews, if they suspect the identity of the author, notify the journal if this knowledge creates a potential conflict of interest;

  5. Accuracy: Reviewers must respond within a reasonable time frame. Reviewers only agree to review manuscripts if they are reasonably certain that they can return the review within the proposed or mutually agreed time frame, immediately notifying the journal if they require an extension. When a reviewer finds it impossible to complete a review of the manuscript within the allotted time, this information should be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript can be sent to other reviewers.


Plagiarism Check

Prevention of plagiarism is very important because it provides scientific and academic integrity in articles/manuscripts /writings. Therefore, Journal Justiciabelen (JJ) using Ithenticate/Turnitin Plagiarism Detection Software to detect plagiarism problems.

Minimum similarity 25%, when more than 25% of the article is returned to the author for improvement.


Article Processing Charge (APCs)

Journal Justiciabelen (JJ) charges the following Article Publishing Charges (APCs).

  • Article Submission : 0 (IDR)
  • Fast-Track Review  : 0 (IDR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publishing Charges (APCs) to cover publications costs.

  • Payment Publication : 500,000 (IDR) 

For authors who Cancel to publish after being declared accepted or found their articles published in other journals will be subject to a fine/charge of IDR 750,000

Payment can be made via transfer to the account, which will be sent to each author who has been declared accepted