Brawijaya Law Journal

Journal of Legal Studies

Brawijaya Law Journal (BLJ) is an international journal established by Law Faculty of Brawijaya University. It has 1 volume with 2 issues per year. BLJ is an open access, double peer-reviewed e-journal which aims to offer an international scientific platform for national as well as cross-border legal research. The materials published include major academic papers dealing critically with various aspects and field of laws as well as shorter papers such as recently published book review and notes on topical issues of law.The goal of Brawijaya Law Journal is to bring the highest quality research to the widest possible audience.

The journal addresses various of legal issues covers both public and private law ranging from constitutional and administrative law, criminal law as well as international laws to various legal studies such as indigenous studies, economic laws, business laws, IT laws, natural resources laws and many others. In each issue the journal sets up specific topic to be addressed.

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Current development shows that Laws and Regulations set up by the government often driven by existing indigenous customary laws. While State Constitution guarantees the protection of the rights of its people, the implementation of such rights should also accommodate existing indigenous laws living among its people.

This issue addresses contemporary indigenous and constitutional issues both from national and transnational perspectives. It comprises of six papers and one contemporary comments from one of our honorable board of editor, Prof. Christoph Enders of Law Faculty of Leipzig University, on the freedom of religion as basic rights according to the Germany and Indonesian Constitution. It followed by a paper analyzing dispute authority between local government and indigenous Galang Island people. Further paper compares indigenous land management between Indonesia and Australia. It follows by a paper analyzing constitutional protection towards religion in Indonesia. Papers ranging from transnational organized crimes to sustainable government and good governance as well as a paper on Rohingnya Issues in Myanmar are also addressed within this issue. The authors of this issue come from various part of the world, which include Germany, Indonesia, Australia, India and Aljazair.

We are most grateful to our international board of editors as well as our reviewers and the Law Faculty of Brawijaya University in making it possible for this issue to be published.

Table of Contents


Christoph Enders
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 96-105  
Rina Yulianti, Iwan Permadi
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 106-124  
Carly May Boag
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 125-150  
Rossa Ilma Silfiah, Thohir Luth, Bambang Sugiri, Nurini Aprilianda
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 151-175  
James N Mitchell
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 176-199  
Subir Kumar Roy
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 200-220  
Bakhouya Driss
  Brawijaya Law Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2016),  pp. 221-241