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 the legal issues in broad multidisciplinary approach to the study of laws of the Indonesia and Global context, thereby reaching a wide readership including legal academics, philosophers, criminologists, anthropologists, sociologists, historians, political scientists, legal practitioners and others. 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 studies and global context.

The Journal of Indonesian Legal Studies is the flagship law journal of the Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang and one of the prominent law journals in Indonesia. As one of the leading legal journals in Indonesia, it contains a rich store of legal literature analysing the legal, political and social development of Indonesia in its progression from a developing and other nation whether First World, Second World, or Third World nation. The journal continues to advance the boundaries of global and local developments in law, policy and legal practice by publishing cogent and timely articles, legislation comments and case notes on a biannual basis.