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Author Guidelines

We accept conceptual articles or research results that have not been published in other media, with following requirements:

  1. The article is a research result or a conceptual article in the field of law.
  2. The article is written in Bahasa Indonesia or English.
  3. The length of the article shall be within 20-25 pages.
  4. The article is typed in an A4 paper, with top and left margin each 4cm and bottom and right margin each 3cm, using Times New Roman font, size 12 and word space 1.5.
  5. Title of the article in Bahasa Indonesia shall consist of max. 12 words and shall be max. 10 words in English.
  6. The article shall have an abstract and keywords in English and Bahasa Indonesia. The abstract shall consist 50-100 words. The keywords shall consist of 3-5 words.
  7. The article as a research result shall cover: Title, Author’s Name, Author’s Affiliation, Abstract (English), Abstract (Intisari - Bahasa Indonesia), Keywords, Background Problem (problem formulation), Methodology of Research, Research Result and Discussion, Conclusion, and References.
  8. The article as a conceptual article shall cover: Title, Author’s Name, Author’s Affiliation, Abstract (English), Abstract (Intisari - Bahasa Indonesia), Keywords, Introduction, Discussion (divided into specific titles based on the problem discussed), Closing, References.
  9. Writing style in JEP shall refer to the Minister of National Education Regulation No. 46 of 2009 regarding General Guidelines on Bahasa Indonesia Spelling Rules (Padoman Umum Ejaan Bahasa Indonesia yang Disempurnakan).
  10. When referring to an article of a Law, the initial letter of the word “article” is written in capital letter.
  11. When referring to a paragraph of a Law, the initial letter of the word “paragraph” is written in small letter and the number is flanked by brackets.
  12. If in a direct citation of a phrase, paragraph or an article’s formulation there is a part that is removed, indicate that part by ellipsis that is inserted in square brackets […].
  13. The abbreviation of rules and regulations is determined by the author based on his own style, as long as it is used consistently. The suggested abbreviation is for instance “the Law No. 30 of 2014”.
  14. If the author or editor consists more than 1 (one) person, mention the name of the first person followed by “et al”.
  15. Author is recommended to avoid an enumerative discussion.
  16. References shall be referred from the latest edition and strongly suggested sourced from journals.
  17. Author is not suggested to make a self-citation.
  18. Academic title shall not be written in the references or footnotes.

The Reference shall be written in alphabetical order, placing the family name of the author in the front. The writing style shall be as follows:

  • Books

<author’s name>, <year of publication>, <title>, <publisher>, <place of publication>. Example:

Tomuschat, Christian, 2008, Human Rights: Between Idealism and Realism, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, New York.

  • Articles

<author’s name>, <”title”>, <journal’s name>, <volume>, <number>, <month>, <year>. Example:

Sorensen, Juliet, “Ideals Without Illusions: Corruption and the Future of of A Democratic North Africa”, Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2012.

  • Research Results/Thesis

<author’s name>, <year of publication>, <title>, <type of publication (research result/bachelor or master thesis/dissertation>, <institution>, <place of institution>.


Widiyastuti, Sari Murti, 2007, Konsistensi Asas Pertanggungjawaban Perdata dalam Hukum Khusus terhadap Asas Pertanggungjawaban Perdata dalam Hukum Umum, Disertasi, Doctorate Program Faculty of Law Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta.

  • Papers/Speeches

<author’s name>, <”title”>, <type of publication>, <forum>, <place>, <date>.


Riyanto, Sigit, “Re-interpretasi Kedaulatan Negara dalam Hukum Internasional”, Speech, Professor Inauguration in Faculty of Law Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, 26 June 2014.

  • Article in an Anthology with an Editor

<author’s name>, <”title”>, in <editor>, <year>, <title of the book>, <publisher>, <place of publication>.


Van Der Herik, Larissa, “Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, International Criminal Law’s Blind Spot?”, in Riedel, Eibe, et al., 2004, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

  • Magazine or Newspaper Article

‹author’s name›, “‹article’s title›”, ‹name of the magazine or newspaper›, ‹date of publication›.


Tjandra, Riawan, “Huru Hara Bandara”, Sindo, 10 July 2015.

  • Internet

‹author’s name›, “‹article’s title›”, ‹complete url address›, accessed on ‹date of access›.

Transparency International, “Corruption Perception Index 2013”,, accessed 26 February 2014.

  • Law and Regulations as a Reference

Nomenclature of the law and regulation along with its number, year and title, followed with the number and year of enactment. For the reference, the arrangement is based on the sequence of the laws and regulations.


-          Law No. 39 of 1999 regarding Human Rights (Republic of Indonesia State Gazette of 1999 No. 165).

-          Government Regulation No. 27 of 2012 regarding Environmental Permit (Republic of Indonesia State Gazette of 2012 No. 48).

-          Presidential Regulation No. 4 of 2015 regarding the Procurement of Government Good and Service (Republic of Indonesia State Gazette of 2015 No. 5).

-          Minister of Finance Regulation No. 91/PMK.03/2015 regarding the Reduction or Abolishment of Administrative Sanction Due to the Submission Delay of the Notification Letter, the Amendment of the Notification Letter and the Delay of Tax Payment (Republic of Indonesia State Gazette of 2011 No. 502).

-          Regional Regulation of Kota Yogyakarta No. 2 of 2015 regarding Advertisement Placement (Kota Yogyakarta Regional Gazette of 2015 No. 2).

  • Court Decisions

Nomenclature of the products of the court, the product’s number, subject, date, the date of the entry into force.


-          Constitutional Court Decision No. 21/PUU/-XII/2014 regarding the Judicial Review of the Law No. 8 of 1981 regarding Criminal Procedural Law towards the Republic of Indonesia 1945 Constitution.

-          Supreme Court Decision No. 633 K/PDT.SUS-PHI/2015 regarding Industrial Relations Dispute between Medan General Transportation Cooperation against Kasman Sihotang.

Citation is made using footnote style. The footnote shall be written in accordance with the abovementioned arrangement. The first name of the author shall be the initial. The writing of the word “page” shall be abbreviated to “pg.”.

The article shall be attached with the latest Curriculum Vitae, in the form of softcopy contains the complete name of the author, education background, occupation, affiliation address, home address, email address, phone number and shall be sent to: 

Faculty of Law Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta
Jalan Mrican Baru No. 28 Yogyakarta 55281 Indonesia Kotak Pos 1086.
Telp.+62-274-514319, 561031. Fax. +62-274-547973

Editors reserve the rights to make selection and editing the articles. The author will be informed the selection process and whether the article will be published or not. The priority of publication is based on the substantial assessment and the sequence of entry. The substance of the writing is entirely the author’s responsibility. The article that is not published will not be returned. 



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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