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Author Guidelines



1. Manuscripts written for LEGAL SPIRIT include research outcomes, field research
or literary research and articles reflecting law, humanities, and human rights.
2. Manuscript is written in English. The writing system for research outcome is title, name
of the writer, abstract with keywords, preface, discussion or analysis, conclusion, and
3. Manuscript is typed using Microsoft Word program on HVS A4 paper, around 6000-
8000 words in Cambria size 12 pts and 1 space.
4. Manuscript is to be submitted directly to the by creating user account as an
5. Title of the article cannot exceed 19 word. The title is typed with centered capital letter
in Times new roman, size 14 pts.
6. The name of the author is written without any academic degree, followed by the name
of author’s institution, located under the title of the article. In case manuscript written
by team, the editor is only in contact with the main author or the first mentioned author.
The main author must include his/her correspondence address or e-mail.
7. The abstract and keywords must be written in two languages (in English and Bahasa
Indonesia). The length of each abstract is around 150 -250 words, while the limit of key
words is 3-5 words. The abstract, at the least, must contain the aim, method and result of
the research.
8. Tables and figures must have titles and have clear number and sources, and be typed in
single space. In case of pictures or figures, it is better to attach the white-black format.
9. The list of references only contains referred sources, and all referred sources must be
mentioned on the list. Reference sources consist of, at the least, 80% printed literature
published. The reference is sources in the form of research articles in a journal or in a
research report (including undergraduate theses, master theses, dissertations, books, and
other relevant publications). Articles published in  LEGAL SPIRIT are
recommended to be used as reference.
10. All reference mentioned should be written down in reference using HARVARD style
and arranged from A to Z.
11. Check each referred article for accuracy and make sure every quoted work in the article
is written in Bibliography and References. Works that are not cited but mentioned in the
Bibliography or References will be omitted by the editor.
Asshiddiqie, Jimly. 2006. Hukum Dalam Jagat Ketertiban Umum. Jakarta: UKI Press.
Book chapter
Smith, F. M., & Jones, W. 2004. The college student. In C. Wood & M. Meyer (Eds.), Cross-

cultural education (pp. 75-105). London, Canada: MacMillan.

Article Journal
Fadjar, Abdul Mukhtie. 2008. Poligami dan Konstitusi. Jurnal Konstitusi, 4(4), 2-15.
Article Journal (DOI)

Smith, G. 2012. Barthes on Jamie: Myth and the TV revolutionary. Journal of Media Practice,

13, 3-17.

Article journal through website
Austin, D. 2009. Fatty acids, breastfeeding and autism spectrum disorder. E-journal of Applied

Psychology, 5(1), 49-52. Retrieved from http://ojs/

Newspaper Article
Alfaris, M. Ramadhana. (2017, Mei 4). DPR Berlindung di Bawah Payung Hak Angket. Malang

Post, pp. 4.

Fatkhurohman. 2017. Potret Suram Peraturan Daerah. Diambil Januari 3, 2018, Dari

12. All manuscripts are anonymously studied by reviewers appointed by the editor according
to their expertise. The author is given a chance to revise the manuscript based on the
reviewer’s or the editor’s recommendation/advice. The decision of publication or
rejection will be informed through the author’s email address.  
13. The editor has the right to modify and correct the spelling, writing and grammar of the
published manuscript.


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 is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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