Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Brawijaya Law Journal (BLJ) is an open access, non-profit double peer reviewed e-journal established by Faculty of Law, Brawijaya University. It aims to facilitate scholarly and professional discussion from all over the world in the field of laws and legal studies. 

The journal is a law journal which addresses specificaly on legal issues covers both public and private law. It publishes articles on constitutional and administrative law, criminal law, civil law as well as international laws.  The journal sets up specific topic to be covered in each issue which can be analyzed from many perspective of laws as mentioned. However, it does not limit itself on the discussions of Indonesian Law.

The journal is free to registered users and publishes articles in English.

Authors are welcome to submit articles, note and book reviews for publication in BLJ. Articles should be under 10,000 words, contemporary comments or note 2,000 words - 3,000 words, and book reviews 500 - 1,000 words. Submissions should not be under consideration elsewhere at the time of submission.

All submission should be conducted through this website.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Submitted paper will be  firstly reviewed by the editors to determine whether the paper meet the edition theme and submission guidelines. Papers which meet the theme and the guidelines will be assigned to selected reviewers for peer-reviews. BLJ is a double blind peer-reviewed journal which involves  reviewers based on their experties relevant to the topic of the paper. Final decision of paper acceptance is solely decided by the editors according to reviewers' comment.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are prohibited. BLJ uses Plagiarism Detector to scan papers for detecting plagiarism. Thus, Appropriate citation and quotation should be used.


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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About Us

Brawijaya Law Journal (BLJ) is an international Journal established by Law Faculty of Brawijaya University. It opublishes 2 issues per year. At the establishment period.each issue consists of 6 papers. However, in its development after accridited by the Ministry of Research and Higher education, it publishes 9 papers per issue. 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.

Printed version of the series can be printed on demand (POD).

The website of the journal can be accessed through www.lawjournal.ub.ac.id


Author Fees

This journal is free of charges. it is a non-profit peer reviewed journal



Contributors/ Authorship

When applicable contributing funding to the article should be clearly states at the bottom of the first page of the article



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