Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Indonesian Journal of Legal Thought (IJLETH) is a scientific journal on legal thought in English which is published periodically by the Faculty of Law, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta. It is published twice every year, on September and March. The Indonesian Journal of Legal Thought (IJLETH) has a vision in developing legal thought. The Indonesian Journal of Legal Thought (IJLETH) accepts research papers on legal thought and also manuscripts on legal thought and theories or suitable legal methods. The Indonesian Journal of Legal Thought (IJLETH) accepts various fields of legal thought, such as legal philosophy, legal theory, legal method, legal politics, legal thought and policies, and also thoughts on International law and customary law.


Section Policies


Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Each article will be reviewed by a minimum of two (2) peer reviewers. The editor ensures that in every process of the review, the author does not know of his reviewer. The time that would be required for the review is 7 days after the article is accepted by the reviewer by the journal’s official email.


Publication Frequency

This journal is published twice a year on March and September.


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.



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...


Plagiarism Policy

Each manuscript will be checked using Turnitin to ensure the originality.