Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Penelitian Hukum De Jure focuses on the field of Law (in Indonesia).

The scope of this Journal includes but is not limited to:

     Legal Establishment
     Law enforcement
     Law and Development
     Law and Society
     International law
     Constitutional law
     State Administrative Law


Section Policies


  • Ahyar Ahyar
  • Fitriyani Fitriyani
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


  • Ahyar Ahyar
  • Fitriyani Fitriyani
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The review process is carried out in two stages. The first is by the editor, and the second is by Peer Reviewer. The review process in the Journal is initiated by the editor to see the suitability of the manuscript with the journal template, readability, plagiarism, and conformity with focus and scope. If a manuscript is declared to have passed the first stage of the review, it will be continued to the second stage of the review. Peer-Reviews are carried out by at least two reviewers using a Double Blind Peer-Review system, meaning that Peer Reviewer and the Author do not know each other's names and identities. The review process takes approximately one month, while the total estimated duration from the submission to publication is 65 working days. The following is a chart of the review process in the Journal.


Briefly, the steps include:

  1. Submission of manuscripts by the author;

  2. Initial review by the editor which is carried out within 5-10 working days after the manuscript is received through OJS. At this stage the editor checks the level of plagiarism, the suitability of the manuscript with focus and scope, template, and readability. The editor has the right to accept, reject, or review the submitted manuscript. The manuscripts that have been rejected by the Editor in the initial review stage can be resubmitted after revision is made immediately within 3 months after the last submission;

  3. The review process which is carried out by Peer Reviewer after the editor declares the manuscript is feasible to be forwarded to Peer Reviewer. At this stage, each manuscript will be reviewed using a double blind peer-review system by two Peer Reviewers. This manuscript review process takes approximately one month.

    The editor's decision on the manuscript that has been reviewed by Peer Reviewer. There are four options in editor's decision, which are:
  • Accepted, for manuscripts that will be processed further.
  • Revision Required, for manuscripts that will be further processed after the revision is reviewed by the editor;
  • Resubmit for Review, for manuscripts that will be further processed after the revision results are reviewed by Peer Reviewer;
  • Decline, for manuscripts that are declared unpublished or rejected;
    Manuscript revision under revision required and resubmit for review is carried out by the author. The period of time for revisions to authors is determined by the editor based on the nature of the revisions required (major or minor), a maximum of 15 working days, for one revision process. Revisions requested by the editor to the author can be made more than once. Accepted decision will be made by the editor after reviewing the revised results from the author. A Letter of Acceptance will be issued once the accepted decision is made. If the manuscript is declared accepted, then the editing process will be carried out;

  1. The editing process, which includes Copyediting, Lay-outing, and Proofreading, that requires a maximum of 20 working days;
  1. Online publication on the ejournal.balitbangham.go.id page


Publication Frequency

Published fours times a year, on March, June, September and Desember




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.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)


Plagiarism Policy

This journal does not tolerate plagiarism or self-plagiarism, for that:

  • Authors are required to ensure that the manuscript submitted is the original work of the author;
  • Use of other people's ideas/thoughts can be done by citing in accordance with applicable regulations;
  • Authors are not allowed to submit the same manuscript or have similar ideas to other journals;
  • Authors are required to do a plagiarism check independently and upload the results in the supplementary files section in the fourth step of the submission process.

Plagiarism checks are carried out in two ways, which are:

  • By manually searching for titles and keywords in the manuscript and checking the citing procedures;
  • By using the paid page of ithenticate.com to find the level of similarity of the manuscript with other posts.

This journal only accepts articles with a similarity level of less than or equal to 15%. The ithenticate check is carried out on all manuscripts, except direct quotations and bibliography. The Editorial Board will reject articles that are indicated as plagiarism or have a similarity rate of more than 15%.

Since September 2022, the journal has taken firm action against plagiarism and redundancy by following the COPE policy standards, which are:

1.         If plagiarism is found in the submission process (before the article is published), the Journal of the Research and Development Agency of Law and Human Rights will take action by referring to https://publicationethics.org/files/plagiarism-submitted-manuscript-cope-flowchart.pdf;

2.         If redundancy is found in the submission process (before the article is published), the Journal of the Research and Development Agency of Law and Human Rights will take action by referring to https://publicationethics.org/files/duplicate-publication-submitted-manuscript-cope-flowchart.pdf;

3.         If post-publication redundancy is found, the Journal of the Research and Development Agency of Law and Human Rights will take action by referring to https://publicationethics.org/files/plagiarism-published-article-cope-flowchart.pdf;

4.         If post-publication plagiarism is found, the Journal of the Research and Development Agency of Law and Human Rights will take action by referring to https://publicationethics.org/files/plagiarism-published-article-cope-flowchart.pdf.


Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to Jurnal Ilmiah Kebijakan Hukum will not have any 'Article Processing Charges' (USD 0/Rp0,-). This includes submission, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.



For agencies who want to subscribe to the printed version, they can contact the editor free of charge (subject to availability).



This journal recognizes authors as individuals who have made significant contributions both in the research and writing process. Author contributions in articles published by the Journal refer to the roles described in CRedit (Contributor Roles Taxonomy)


Erratum, Corrigendum, and Retraction

Post-publishing article changes as a form of correction of significant errors are possible in the form of:

1. Erratum, which is correction of writing errors made by the publisher. Erratum is done under the permission of the author in accordance with the provisions of https://www.elsevier.com/editors/perk/policy-and-best-practice-errata-And-corrigenda.

2. Corrigendum, which is changes to articles submitted by the author. Corrigendum can be made under the approval and instructions from the editor by referring to the provision of https://www.elsevier.com/editors/perk/policy-and-best-practice-errata-And-corrigenda.

3. Retraction, which is the revocation of an article as a whole. Retraction can be done for several reasons, including the unreliability of an article, a violation of plagiarism, multiple publications, and other reasons in accordance with the provision of https://publicationethics.org/files/retraction-guidelines-cope.pdf.


Prior Publication Policy

Journals only publish manuscripts that have never been published before. Thus, writings that have been published, especially through publishers, in the form of books and journals, cannot be republished. Nevertheless, the Balitbangkumham Journal does not consider several forms of use of works as a form of publication, namely:
1. Publication in the form of Abstract;
2. Publication as Thesis/Thesis/Dissertation;
3. Publication as an electronic preprint.


Index and Abstracting Service

All articles published in this journal will be processed on the following index:

  1. DOAJ
  2. Google Scholar
  3. Sinta
  4. Indonesia One Search
  5. Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
  6. Crossref
  7. Dimension
  8. Garuda
  9. Journal Stories



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