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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • The submission file is in .doc or .docx format.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses Californian FB with a 12-point font.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

LENTERA HUKUM welcomes the contribution of articles in the field of law and cognate disciplines. An interdisciplinary approach is strongly encouraged to the submission. The Journal will consider the submission of articles from 7,000 to 10,000 words, case comments from 3,000 to 5,000 words, and book reviews between 1,000 and 2,000 words.

Please refer to the Journal's technical guidelines and template here.

GUIDELINES FOR BOOK REVIEWS

  1. Please include, at the beginning of the review the book information: author(s), title, place, date, number of pages, ISBN.
  2. The review should begin with a brief overall description of the book.
  3. Matters that may be considered in the body of the review.
  4. The average review should be no more than 2,000 words.
  5. The strengths and weaknesses of the book.
  6. Comments on the author’s style and presentation.
  7. Whether or not the author’s aims have been met.
  8. Errors (typographical or other) and usefulness of indices.
  9. Who would the book be useful to?
  10. Would you recommend readers to purchase the book?

All manuscripts should be submitted through the online journal system available here.  In this system, the new author must register as a new user before submitting the manuscript. Please follow the available instruction on the online system to finish the manuscript submission.

Before the submission, authors are required to ensure that manuscripts have been written well in English (UK) or Bahasa (Indonesian) in Californian FB 12. The citations should conform as closely as possible to the McGill Law Journal (Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation). See the link to follow the instruction here. With regard to this, each author is highly encouraged to use Zotero or Mendeley as citation tools that provide various citation styles to ease the manuscript's citation to be written correctly.

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 the Faculty of Law, Universitas Jember, Kalimantan Road 37 Jember, East Java, Indonesia.