Submitted manuscripts will be pre-reviewed by the Editors, determining whether the manuscripts have meet to the Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services basic requirenments as well as submission guidelines. Manuscripts which have fulfilled to the journal’s style and policy will be peer-reviewed. Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services is a double blind peer-reviewed journal which involves many reviewers of experts in relevant field of laws. Final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely decided by the editors according to reviewers' comment. Manuscripts will be sent to two reviewers based on their expertise and specialisation or their historical experience in reviewing manuscript.  Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services has reviewing forms in order to keep same items reviewed by at least two reviewers. Then editorial board make a decision upon the reviewers comments or advices. Reviewers give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the law sector and community empowrment based on Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services Review Form. Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services has four kind 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. Declined (generally, on grounds of outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation)
 
SECTION POLICIES
Editorial                           [  ] Open Submissions     [X] Indexed      [   ] Peer Reviewed
Editorial Commentary  [  ] Open Submissions     [X] Indexed      [   ] Peer Reviewed
Research Article             [X] Open Submissions    [X] Indexed      [X] Peer Reviewed
Review Article                 [X] Open Submissions    [X] Indexed      [X] Peer Reviewed
Book Review                   [X] Open Submissions    [X] Indexed      [   ] Peer Reviewed
 
PLAGIARISM POLICY
Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services uses plagiarism checker 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. For checking Plagiarism, Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services editors will screen plagiarism with using Turnitin. If it is found plagiarism indication (above 30%), editorial board will reject manuscript immediately, and  if the percentage is around 20% and less than 30% the editor will ask the author to revise (the initial revision stage) to reduce the percentage to a maximum of 10%.
 
Before publishing, it is required to obtain written confirmation from authors to ensure the originality. Author should sign Orignality Statement that provided by Editor, and it form will be posted at the website as a proof that Authors is responsible for their works