LENTERA HUKUM is a triannual peer-reviewed open access academic journal which is dedicated to publishing high-quality scholarly works on all disciplines of law, including cross-disciplinary legal studies. The objective of the Journal is to provide a leading forum for the enhancement of communication between researchers and policymakers on the recent development of law. It accommodates important critiques of legislative outputs, policies, tribunal cases, institutions, and negotiations and contribute modestly to promote the development of the newly cultivated research fields related to legal issues.

The publication in the Journal lays emphasis on works at the cutting edge of legal conversation which have not been published everywhere. The Journal covers the discussion of contemporary legal conversation in theoretical, empirical, socio-legal, doctrinal, and comparative studies which are not limited to Indonesian law, but international law, comparative law or law of specific jurisdictions. Please visit the focus and scope of the Journal here.

The Journal will review manuscripts which should be 7,000-10,000 words (Articles), 3,000-5,000 words (Case Comments), and 1,000-2,500 words (Book Reviews). All articles published in this Journal are processed under a blind peer-review of the editorial board. The board and reviewers are legal scholars with specific expertise in accordance with the main focus of this Journal. The peer-reviewed process and decision on the publication of manuscripts will normally be completed within three months since the day of submitting papers. All submissions should be made online here, by referring author guidelines which can be found here.



The Journal is published three times a year in April, July, and December. All contents of the Journal are freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Authors and readers are allowed to read, download, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this Journal. The Journal does not request financial payment from authors. All published articles can be accessed online for free. All inquiries regarding manuscript submission, journal policy and any other relevant information regarding the Journal can be emailed to lenterahukum@unej.ac.id or posted to CHRM2 Universitas Jember, 6th Floor, the CDAST Building, Kalimantan Road 37 Jember, East Java, Indonesia.


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