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JILS (Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies) is a peer reviewed journal published biannual (May and November) by Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang. JILS published both Printed and Online version (Print ISSN 2548-1584, Online ISSN 2548-1592). JILS is intended to be the journal for publishing of results of research on law both empirical and normative study, especially in contemporary legal issues. The various topics but not limited to, criminal law, constitutional law, private law, economic law, human rights law, international law, tax law, Islamic law, customary law, commercial business law, environmental law, street law, legal education, maritime law, trade law, in the framework of Indonesian legal systems and Indonesian legal studies.

Vol 8 No 2 (2023): Contemporary Issues on Law, Development, and Justice: Indonesian Context and Beyond

ISSN:  2548-1584 (Print) 2548-1592 (Online)
First Publication: 2016
Full English Language: 2016 - present
Publisher: Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
Duration: Approx. 30 days to the first decision
Acceptance Rate: 35% of the total submissions
Frequency: 2 (two) issues per year
DOI: 10.15294/jils
Audience: Legal scholars, Legal Practitioners
Topic: Contemporary Issues on Law, Development, and Justice: Indonesian Context and Beyond
Geographical Diversity: Indonesia, Japan, United Kingdom, Timor Leste, China, Italy, The Netherlands, Malaysia, Scotland, Thailand, Hungary, Australia, Germany, Spain, Russia, The Philippines
Indexing: ScopusSINTA 1DOAJ
Editor in Chief: Ridwan Arifin, S.H., LL.M.

Published: 2023-11-05

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Developing an Indonesian Regulatory Framework in the Face of SEZs 5.0

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Establishment of Electoral Court in Indonesia: Problems and Future Challenges

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Transformation of the Legislative System in Indonesia Based on the Principles of Good Legislation

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Conceptualizing Policy on Underwater Cultural Heritage: Towards Legal Protection and Ecotourism Promotion in Karimun Jawa, Indonesia

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Green Tourism Regulation on Sustainable Development: Droning from Indonesia and China

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Radicalism in Indonesia: Modelling and Legal Construction

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Examining the Criminal Aspects of the Indonesian Plant Varieties Regime and Farmer Protection for Food Sovereignty

Eny Suastuti, Hayyan Ul Haq, Uswatun Hasanah, Dwi Martini, Sartika Nanda Lestari


Defining Indigenous in Indonesia and Its Applicability to the International Legal Framework on Indigenous People’s Rights

Chairul Fahmi, Azka Amalia Jihad, Akihisa Matsuno, Faisal Fauzan, Peter-Tobias Stoll


Legal Development in the Overcoming Overfishing in Indonesian Coastal Areas

Kholis Roisah, Rahayu Rahayu, Arnanda Yusliwidaka, Zaki Mubarok, Ajar Buditama


The Principle of Proportionality in Anti-Pornography Law: Comparing Several Countries

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Discretionary Policy Responses in India and Indonesia Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges, Strategies, and the Imperative for Legal Reform

Iza Rumesten RS, Firman Muntaqo, Saut Parulian Panjaitan, Anna Sergeevna Bugaeva, Mellisa Towadi


Balancing Civil and Political Rights: Constitutional Court Powers in Indonesia and Austria

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Regarding the paperless policy at our institution, since 2020, we do not provide printed journals and or any documents in print. All documents will be provided online. If the author wants the printed version of the journal and the certificate of authorship, please contact our editor (charged will be apllied). JILS (Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies) is committed to providing the best articles related to the field of law and or related studies that contribute both nationally and internationally. JILS (Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies) provides an opportunity for anyone, whether students, lecturers, researchers, or legal practitioners to send their best manuscript to the Journal. JILS (Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies) accepts manuscripts throughout the year, and there is no time limit for receipt of manuscripts except for certain topics. JILS (Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies) also welcome opportunities for cooperation in publishing the results of Seminars and Conferences in Special or Regular Issues, for further information please contact the editor by email at: [email protected]