PEER REVIEW PROCESS

Submitted manuscripts will be pre-reviewed by the editors, determining whether the manuscripts have conformed to the Law Research Review Quarterly’s submission guidelines. Manuscripts which have conformed to the journal’s style will be peer-reviewed. Law Research Review Quarterly 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 specialization or their historical experience in reviewing manuscript.  Law Research Review Quarterly has reviewing forms in order to keep same items reviewed by two reviewers. Then editorial boards make a decision upon the reviewer’s comments or advice. Reviewers give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, the Law Research Review Quarterly have four types 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 outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation)

 

STAGES AND DURATIONS OF REVIEW PROCESS

Law Research Review Quarterly is committed to providing excellent service for prospective writers, readers, and researchers. Therefore, this journal applies high standards in the review process where each text will go through several stages as follows:
Stage 1: Pre-Review Process
At this stage, incoming scripts will be checked directly by the Internal Editor. Checks include: (1) the suitability of the manuscript with focus and scope, (2) the originality of the manuscript (similarity level), (3) the presentation of the manuscript in accordance with the template provided, (4) the level of readability of the manuscript.
Duration: Pre-review Process takes approximately 1-2 weeks
Stage 2: Review Process
Manuscripts that pass the first stage will then be sent to the next stage, the Review Process, and will be reviewed by at least two expert reviewers (through a double blind peer-review mechanism).
Duration: Review Process is about 4-24 weeks at the longest
Stage 3: Copy Editing
Manuscripts that have been reviewed and then revised and improved by the author, and declared accepted, then the manuscript will be sent to the Copy Editing Process stage. At this stage, the manuscript is ready for publication.

 

SECTION POLICIES

Editorial

 

Open Submission    

X

Indexed

 

Peer Reviewed

Editorial Commentary

 

Open Submission    

X

Indexed

 

Peer Reviewed

Research Article

X

Open Submission    

X

Indexed

X

Peer Reviewed

Review Article

X

Open Submission    

X

Indexed

X

Peer Reviewed

Case Analysis

X

Open Submission    

X

Indexed

X

Peer Reviewed

Book Review

X

Open Submission    

X

Indexed

 

Peer Reviewed

 

PLAGIARISM POLICY

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. Law Research Review Quarterly 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, Law Research Review Quarterly Editorial Board will screen plagiarism with using Turnitin. If it is found plagiarism indication (above 20%), editorial board will reject manuscript immediately.

Before publishing, it is required to obtain written confirmation from authors concerning to Originality Statement from Author(s). This statement is to be signed by at least one of the authors who have obtained the assent of the co-author(s) where applicable.