Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Widya Yuridika: Jurnal Hukum is a scientific journal that is managed and published by the Faculty of Law, Universitas Widya Gama Malang which contains the results of research and thought of the intellectuals in the field of law. Widya Yuridika publishes scientific articles containing ideas, research results, conceptual studies, and other innovations in the fields of law and humanities.

The scope of the articles published in this journal deal with a broad range of topics, including:

  1. Administrative Law;
  2. Civil Law;
  3. Criminal Law;
  4. Constitutional Law;
  5. Economic and Business Law;
  6. Environmental Law;
  7. International Law;
  8. Law and Society;
  9. Human Rights


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Widya Yuridika: journal of law published the only paper strictly following guidelines and template for preparation manuscript. All submitted manuscripts are going through a blind peer-review process. Those papers are read by editorial members (upon a field of specialization) and will be screened by Managing Editor to meet the necessary criteria of publication. Manuscripts will be sent to reviewers based on their historical experience in reviewing manuscripts or based on their field of specialization. Widya Yuridika: journal of law has reviewing forms in order to keep the same items reviewed. Then the editorial board makes a decision upon the reviewer's comments or advice. Reviewers give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, WIDYA YURIDIKA: JOURNAL OF LAW has four kinds of decisions:

Each submitted script will be judged on the following rules:

1. Accepted, as it is

2. Accepted by Minor Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)

3. Accepted by Major Revisions,

4. Rejected


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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Publication Ethics

Widya Yuridika: Journal of Law uses blind reviewed journal published by Universitas Widyagama Malang. This journal is available in print and online and highly respects the publication ethic and avoids any type of plagiarism. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor in chief, the editorial board, the peer-reviewers­­­­­ and the publisher ( Universitas Widya Gama Malang).

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication. The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal of Widya Yuridika: Journal of Law is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

Universitas Widya Gama Malang, Faculty of Law as publisher of Widya Yuridika: Journal of Law takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical behavior and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Faculty of Law Universitas Widya Gama Malang and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.


Publication decisions.

The editor of the Widya Yuridika: Journal of Law is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play. The editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality. The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

 Disclosure and conflicts of interest. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions. Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

Promptness. Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality. Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity. Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.


Duties of Authors

Reporting standards. Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism. The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication. An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest. All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental Errors in Published Works. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.



Widya Yuridika: Journal of Law
Faculty of Law, Universitas Widya Gama, Malang.


Author Fees

Widya Yuridika: Jurnal Hukum is published by the Faculty of Law, Universitas Widya Gama, Malang, therefore, the publication article fee to the author is:

Article publication cost is IDR

A. 150K, get full journal e-paper, will be sent to the first author's email.

B. 250K, get two copies of printed journal. will be sent to the author's adress.