Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Masalah Masalah Hukum (MMH) is an academic journal for Legal Studies published by Faculty of Law, Diponegoro University. It aims primarily to facilitate scholarly and professional discussions over current developments on legal issues in Indonesia as well as to publish innovative legal researches concerning Indonesian laws and legal system. The focus and scope of this journal are Private Laws, Administration Laws, Business Laws, Constitutional Laws, Criminal Laws, International Laws, Islamic Laws, and Legal Philosophy.

Section Policies

Articles

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Front Matter

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Back Matter

  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Submitted manuscripts will be pre-reviewed by the editors, determining whether the manuscripts have conformed to Jurnal Masalah Masalah Hukum (MMH)’s submission guidelines. Manuscripts which have conformed to the journal’s style will be peer-reviewed. MMH 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.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. MMH uses Turnitin 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.

Publication Frequency

Jurnal Masalah-Masalah Hukum published periodically in January, April, July, October.

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.

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

Publication Ethics

Jurnal Masalah Masalah Hukum is a peer-reviewed journal committed to uphold the highest standards of publication ethics. In order to provide our readers with a journal of highest quality, we state the following principles of Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement. All articles not in accordance with these standards will be removed from the publication at any time even after the publication. In accordance with the code of conduct we will report any cases of suspected plagiarism or duplicate publishing to the relevant authorities. Masalah-Masalah Hukum reserves the right to use plagiarism-detecting software to screen submitted papers at all times.

Authors:

  1. Authors must ensure that they have written original works.
  2. Authors must ensure that the manuscript has not been issued elsewhere.
  3. Authors are responsible for language editing before submitting the article.
  4. Authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles confirm that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works without clearly citing.
  5. Authors must notify the Jurnal Masalah Masalah Hukum of any conflicts of interest.
  6. Authors must report any errors they discover in their manuscript to the Jurnal Masalah Masalah Hukum.
  7. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources should be appropriately credited and referenced.
  8. An author agrees to the license agreement before submitting the article.
  9. All articles must be submitted using online submission procedure.

Editorial Board:

  1. Editorial Board must ensure a fair peer-review of the submitted articles for publication.
  2. Editorial Board must disclose any conflicts of interest.
  3. Editorial Board must ensure that all the information related to the submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing.
  4. Editorial Board must evaluate manuscripts only for their intellectual content.
  5. Editor-in-Chief will coordinate the work of the editors.

Reviewers:

  1. Reviewers evaluate manuscripts based on content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors.
  2. Reviewers must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the Editor-in-Chief if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.
  3. Reviewers must evaluate the submitted works objectively as well as present clearly their opinions on the works in a clear way in the review form.
  4. Reviewers must keep information pertaining to the manuscript confidential.
  5. A reviewer who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the Editor-in-Chief and excuse himself from the review process.