Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) is one of the scientific journals in the field of criminal law published by the Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang. IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) was first published in November 2016 to coincide with the 9th anniversary of the Faculty of Law UNNES, and since its first publication, it has had ISSN both printed and online (ISSN Print 2548-1568 ISSN Online 2548-1576). In 2017, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) continues to improve and make improvements both in terms of management systems and writing quality. The first time, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) was published in Indonesian, and since the second issue, in May 2017, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) has been published in English as a forward vision towards a reputable international journal. At present, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) has established various collaborations, including the Association of Indonesian Law Journal Managers, Indonesian Criminal Law and Criminology Society, and various other associations. In 2018, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) in collaboration with the Faculty of Law held various activities in the form of seminars and criminal law conferences. Until now, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) has been indexed by several national and international indexing institutions.

IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) is intended to be a scientific law research journal, that publishes articles concerning legal issues, especially on criminal law, but also not limited to:

  1. Penal Policy
  2. Penal Reform
  3. Criminal Law Studies
  4. Criminal Law Procedure
  5. Criminology
  6. Victimology
  7. Juvenile Criminal Law
  8. International Criminal Law
  9. Anti-Corruption and Money Laundering Law

and any other related issues, as well as comparative criminal law

IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) publishes each issue between 7-10 Articles (Research and Review Articles), and Book Review. The Journal also invites the current commentary from the invited Authors.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Research Article

Editors
  • Septhian Eka Adiyatma
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Article

Editors
  • Septhian Eka Adiyatma
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Editors
  • Diandra Preludio Ramada
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Submitted manuscripts will be pre-reviewed by the editors, determining whether the manuscripts have conformed to IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies)'s submission guidelines. Manuscripts which have conformed to the journals style will be peer-reviewed. IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) is a double blind peer-reviewed journal which involves many reviewers of experts in relevant field of laws. The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely decided by the editors according to reviewers' comments.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) uses Turnitin to screen articles for detecting plagiarism. Detection of overlapping and similar text is used there and so quotations and appropriate citations have to be used whenever required.

IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) published the only paper strictly following IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) guidelines and template for preparation manuscript. All submitted manuscripts are going through a double-blind peer-review process. Those papers are read by editorial members (upon the field of specialization) and will be screened by Managing Editor to meet the necessary criteria of the IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) publication.

Manuscripts will be sent to two reviewers based on their historical experience in reviewing manuscripts or based on their field of specialization. IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) has reviewing forms in order to keep same items reviewed by two reviewers. Then editorial board makes a decision upon the reviewer's comments or advice. Reviewers give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) has four kinds of decisions:

  1. Accepted, as it is
  2. Accepted by Minor Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)
  3. Accepted by Major Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)
  4. Rejected (generally, on grounds of the outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation)

For checking Plagiarism, the IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies) Editorial Board will screen plagiarism using Turnitin. If it is found plagiarism indication (above 30%), the editorial board will reject the manuscript immediately.

The Author retains the copyrights without any restrictions. Before publishing, it is required to obtain written confirmation from authors in order to acquire copyrights for papers published in the journal. Authors must sign the Originality Statement.

 

Publication Frequency

Since the first edition this Journal is published twice in May and November every year

 

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.

 

Archiving

Universitas Negeri Semarang as a publisher and to ensure our high commitment to adopt open access journal model, we allow self-archiving of accepted and published papers through open access policy before and after the publication of a paper in the Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies Authors retain the copyright of their scholarly work and can archive pre-print and post-print or publisher’s version/PDF to personal or institutional repositories or libraries anytime without requiring permission from the journal or publisher.

Authors of published articles in theIndonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies are entitled to deposit their accepted manuscript or the version of record (published papers) in institutional and/or centrally organized repositories and can make this publicly available immediately upon acceptance and publication, provided that the journal and the Publisher (Universitas Negeri Semarang) is attributed as the original place of publication and that correct citation details are given.

Upon acceptance of paper by the journal, the authors acknowledge while making their article publicly available that the article has been accepted for publication as follows:

This article has been accepted for publication in Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies Published by Universitas Negeri Semarang.

Authors can also make their published article publicly available immediately after publication without requiring any permission to different repositories, libraries or personal websites provided that they also deposit the URL of their published article, in addition to the PDF version by correctly citing the journal name and Universitas Negeri Semarang as publisher along with other citation details.

 

DIGITAL ARCHIVING AND PRESERVATION

In order to digitally preserve all published scholarly content including that of the Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies, Universitas Negeri Semarang submits the journals’ content to Sherpa Romeo for digital archiving for long term digital preservation. Furthermore Universitas Negeri Semarang commits to submit the metadata of the Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies and all other journals to LOCKSS and CLOCKSS via PKP PN and other institutional repositories such as UNNES Repository. This is to make sure that the published scholarly content by Universitas Negeri Semarang remains available to the community despite discontinuation of any journal or any accidental loss of journals data in its personal archival records. Universitas Negeri Semarang has further made sure that the metadata of all its open access journals is compliant to well known repository services and their digital crawlers may regularly collect it for record and preservation.

 

Article Processing Charges

This journal charges the following author fees.
Article Submission FREE: 0.00 (USD/IDR)
Article Publication FREE: 0.00 (USD/IDR)
If you want to require the print version, please contact our team.

 

Indexing and Abstracting

This title has been indexed by Google Scholars, GARUDA, National Library of Indonesia, Science Technology Index (SINTA), adn BASE

 

Citedness of Journal Articles in Scopus

Scopus EXPORT DATE: 08 Aug 2022 (Total Citation: 11)
  1. Nte, N.D., Gande, G., Uzorka, M. The challenges and prospects of ICTs in crime prevention and management in Nigeria: A review of CCTV cameras in Abuja. (2020) IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies), 5 (1), pp. 75-100. Cited 1 time.
  2. Wulandari, Cahya, Wicaksono, Sonny Saptoajie, Khikmah, Umi Faridatul. Paralegal Existence in Providing Access to Justice for the Poor in Central Java. (2019) IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies), 4 (2), pp. 199-206. Cited 1 time.
  3. Mahendra, Agustya Catur. Ambiguity of Adultery Concept (Zina) in Criminal and Justice System (A Comparison between Indonesia, Pakistan, and Turkey). (2019) IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies), 4 (1), pp. 93-106. Cited 1 time.
  4. Prakoso, A. R., Nurmalinda, P. A. LEGAL POLICY ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING CRIMES (2018) IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies), 3 (2), pp. 133-146. Cited 1 time.
  5. Aini, Q. Study of penal and non-penal approach on prevention of corruption in Indonesia (2018) Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies, 3 (2), pp. 111-120. Cited 1 time.
  6. Winarsih, Wulandari, Cahya. Relevansi Yuridis Mediasi Penal Dalam Penyelesaian Tidak Pidana Pada Masyarakat Suku Samin (2018) Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies (IJCLS), 1 (1), p. 19. Cited 1 time.Jhon, R. M. Existence of Criminal Law on Dealing Cyber Crime in Indonesia. (2018) IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies), 3 (1), pp. 25-34. Cited 1 time.
  7. Restuti, D.H. Renewal of Criminal Law in the Customary Law. (2018) INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW STUDIES, 3 (1), . Cited 1 time.
  8. Utomo, B. The Implementation of Restorative Justice by Indonesian National Police Investigators in Traffic Accidents Resulting in Death. (2018) Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies, 3 (2), pp. 87-108. Cited 2 times.
  9. Lukitasari, D. Problems of Creation Crime Through the Use of Democratic Database Systems in E-ID. (2017) IJCLS (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies), 2 (2), pp. 102-110. Cited 1 time.
  10. Ulfah, E.N. Urgensi Pembaruan Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana: Analisis Kajian Perkara Nomor 46/PUU-XIV/2016. (2016) Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies (IJCLS), 1 (1), pp. 72-86. Cited 1 time.
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