Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aims of this journal are to provide a venue for academicians, researchers and practitioners for publishing original research articles or review articles. The scope of the articles published in this journal deals with a range of topics in the fields of Criminal Law, Civil Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, Administrative Law, Islamic Law, and other sections related to contemporary issues in law.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Articles should be submitted electronically via the online submission web site. Please note that the Journal only accepts submissions via Tanjungpura Law Journal website and cannot consider articles received by any other means. After the submission, the Editor in Chief will assign the manuscript to Managing Editor for further handling. The Managing Editor will request at least two scientists to review the research article manuscript. All manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer-reviewboth the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process to meet standards of academic excellence.  After review process, the Managing Editor will inform the author of the acceptance, rejection or necessity of revision of the article.

In short, the steps are:

  1. Manuscript Submission (by author) (route 1)
  2. Manuscript Check and Selection (by manager and editors) (route 2). Manager/Editors have a right to directly accept, reject, or review. Prior to further processing steps, plagiarism check using Ithenticate is applied for each manuscript.
  3. Manuscript Reviewing Process (by reviewers) (route 3-4)
  4. Notification of Manuscript Acceptance, Revision, or Rejection (by editor to author based on reviewers comments) (route 5)
  5. Paper Revision (by author)
  6. Revision Submission based on Reviewer Suggestion (by author) with the similar flow to point number 1. (route 1)
  7. Galley proof and publishing process (route 7 and 8)


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Article Processing Charges

Tanjungpura Law Journal welcomes article submissions and does not charge Article Processing Charges (APCs).

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)
Authors are not required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication Charges (APCs): 0.00 (USD)

For Libraries/Individuals, can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.


Plagiarism Policy

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed;

  • The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others, that this has been appropriately cited or quoted;
  • An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable;
  • Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Working Process:

  • Editorial Team checking manuscript on offline and online databases manually (checking proper citation and quotation);
  • Editorial Team checking manuscript by using Ithenticate app. If it is found plagiarism indication (more than 30%), the board will reject the manuscript immediately.


Repository Policy

Tanjungpura Law Journal allows authors to deposit versions of their work. All of the published articles in Tanjungpura Law Journal are deposited in the Portal Garuda repository.