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Author Guidelines

We strongly encourage that manuscripts be submitted to Authors are required to create an account and submit the manuscripts online. For submission inquiries, please address to
Contributors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce any materials, including photographs and illustrations, for which they do not hold the copyright and for ensuring that the appropriate acknowledgments are included in the manuscript.

All contributions in the periodical are peer-reviewed:

ILRev is a double blind peer-reviewed journal which involves many reviewers of experts in relevant field of laws. The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely decided by the editors according to reviewers' comment.

Authors will be asked, upon acceptance of a manuscript, to comply with the following terms and conditions:
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.

Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.

It is the responsibility of the author to obtain written permission for a quotation from unpublished material, or for all quotations in excess of 250 words in one extract or 500 words in total from any work still in copyright, and for the reprinting of figures, tables or poems from unpublished or copyrighted material.

Manuscript preparation:

  1. Manuscripts should be written in English, not have been published already, nor under consideration elsewhere. Manuscript submitted in Bahasa Indonesia will be taken into consideration for translation assistance based on the quality of the topic/substance.

  2. Any manuscripts containing material subject to copyright restrictions other than those owned or controlled by the contributor must be accompanied by appropriate permissions from the relevant copyright holder(s).

  3. Each manuscript should be accompanied by the following information:
    1. the title of the manuscript.
    2. the author’s name, affiliation and institutional address, together with an e-mail address.
  4. Manuscripts should be between 5.000 and 10.000 words, including text and footnotes.
    1. Abstract
      1. Abstract should be provided both in Bahasa Indonesia and in English. Abstract from foreign authors will be translated to Bahasa Indonesia.
      2. Font: Times New Roman, font size: 10, font style: italic, alignment: justified.
      3. Single line spacing on one paragraph.
      4. Left indent should be 2,54 cm.
      5. 150-250 words.
    2. Keywords
      1. Font: Times New Roman, font size: 10, font style: italic, alignment: justified.
      2. The word “Keywords” in bold and italic (e.g. Keywords:).
      3. 5-10 words in lowercase.
    3. Body
      1. Font type: Times New Roman, font size: 12, line spacing: 1.
      2. Write full name of the author without any qualifications. Qualifications of the author should be explained in the footnote
        e.g: Melda Kamil Ariadno 1
        (1 Lecturer of international Law, Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia. Obtained Bachelor of Law (S.H.) from University of Indonesia (1992), Master of Law (LL.M.) from University of Washington (1995), and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) from University of Washington (2011)).

      3. Author name should be written in small caps, starting with capital letters, and in bold. (e.g., Melda Kamil Ariadno).
      4. headings and sub-headings should be numbered by:
        1. ) First level: Roman numerals in uppercase (I, II, III, ...);
        2. ) Second level: alphabets in uppercase (A, B, C, ...);
        3. ) Third level: Arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, ...);
        4. ) Fourth level: alphabet in lowercase (a, b, c, ...);
        5. ) Fifth level: Roman numerals in lowercase (i, ii, iii, ...);
      5. First line of each paragraph should be indented, with single space between paragraphs.
      6. The first heading should be titled “Introduction” and the last heading should be titled “Conclusion”.
      7. Direct quotations:
        1. ) For direct quotation less than 20 words, it should be placed within the paragraph with quotation marks (“........”).
        2. ) For direct quotation contain more than 20 words, it should be in a separate paragraph with left indentation of 1,27 cm, justified, in italic and use single line spacing.
      8. Tables should be presented on same sheets of the manuscript and should have short descriptive titles. Figures should be clearly numbered, source and should have explanatory captions. The author must indicate where Tables and Figures should be placed in the text.
      9. Footnotes and Bibliography

        1. Footnotes should be used rather than end notes.
        2. Footnotes should be written in Times New Roman size 10 with single spacing and indent on the first line of each note.
        3. Each time a case is referred to in the text, the case report reference should be set out in a footnote. One report reference is sufficient.

        1. The bibliography should be written in the end of the manuscripts, titled “Bibliography”, written in Times New Roman 12, single spacing and indent on the second line of each bibliography
        2. If the sources are varied, it should be put into groups:
          1. ) Legal documents
          2. ) Books
          3. ) Articles
          4. ) Websites
          Arranged in alphabetical order
    Please use Chicago Manual of Style system for footnotes and bibliography, samples are provided in documents below.

Download: Author Guideline (PDF)
Manuscript Template


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.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor it is before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word or OpenOffice file format.
  3. Where available, URLs or DOIs for the references have been provided.

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ISSN: 2356-2129