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Al-Adalah: Jurnal Hukum dan Politik Islam


Al-Adalah: Jurnal Hukum dan Politik Islam is periodically published, on January and June. We receive conceptual articles or research reports that have never been published before in any other publication with provisions as follows:

The aforementioned conceptual manuscript or research reports belong to legal studies category and islamic politics. They can be written in Bahasa Indonesia or English within the range of 10-35 pages. The paper size is A4 with above and left margin of 4 cm, and below and right margin of 3 cm. The required font is Times New Roman with 12 size, and 1.5 space. The manuscript titled in Bahasa Indonesia must be in the maximum of 12 words, whereas English title must be in 10 words. It shall include abstract and keywords in English (intisari and kata kunci in Bahasa Indonesia). Abstract or intisari shall contain 50 to 300 words. Keywords or kata kunci shall consist of 3 to 5 words or phrase.

The systematic structures of the research reports shall include: Title, Authors name, Abstract (in English) or Intisari (in Bahasa Indonesia), Keywords, Research background (with the Research Questions), Research Methods, Research Result and Analysist, Conclusion and References.

The systematic structures of conceptual paper shall include: Title, Authors name, Abstract (in English) or Intisari (in Bahasa Indonesia), Keywords, Introduction, Discussion (immediately presented in headings based on the matters being discussed), Conclusion and References.

The writing style in Al-Adalah shall refer to the regulation of the Ministry of Education and Culture No. 50 of 2015 about the General Guidelines of Perfected Indonesian Spelling. The relevant writing terms applied in Al-Adalah are as follows:

  • When referring to Article, the first letter of the word article shall be written in uppercase
  • When an author or editor is more than 1 person, please list the first person followed by et al.
  • The References shall include the most updated references and it is highly recommended to be referred from a journal (minimum 50% of all the references are journal).
  • When referring to Clause, the first letter of the word clause shall be written in lower case and the number is in brackets.
  • When there is an omission in a direct quotation of a phrase, paragraph, or an article formulation, please indicate the aforementioned omission with ellipsis inserted within a square brackets.
  • The abbreviation of regulations is given to the authors writing style and shall be consistently used throughout the manuscript. The recommended form is UU No. 24 Tahun 2003.
  • It is highly imperative for the author not to commit self-citation.
  • The academic degree shall not be written either in the Bibliography or the footnote.
  • The writing of quotation uses a footnote model. The writing style follows the provisions in Bibliography, but the writing of the authors name is not reversed. The writing of the page is abbreviated into

References at the end of the manuscript should be written in APA (American Psychological Association) Citation Style. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. (we suggest Mendeley). All publications cited in the text should be included as a list of Bibliography, arranged alphabetically by author.

The writing guidelines are mentioned as follows:

  1. A.    Book

authors name, the year of publication, title, publisher, the location of publication

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Glenn, H. Patrick, 2010, Legal Traditions Of The World 4th Ed., Oxford University Press, New York.

Kamil, Ahmad, et al., 2004, Kaidah-kaidah Hukum Yurisprudensi , Jakarta, Kencana

  1. B.     Article Journal

authors name, title, journals name, volume, number, month, year.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Friedman, Lawrence M., Legal Rules and the Process of Social Change, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, April 1967.

  1. C.    Research / Thesis Paper

authors name, year of publication, title, type of publication (research/undergraduate thesis/thesis/doctoral dissertation), institution, place of the institution.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Mertokusumo, Sudikno, 1971,Sejarah Peradilan dan Perundang-undangannya di Indonesia Sejak 1942 dan Apa Kemanfaatannya bagi Indonesia, Dissertation, Doctoral Program of the Faculty of Law of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta.

  1. D.    Paper/Speech

authors name, title, type of publication, forum, place, date.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Hardjasoemantri, Koesnadi, Aspek Hukum Peran Serta Masyarakat dalam Pengelolaan Lingkungan Hidup, Pidato, Professor Inauguration of the Faculty of Law, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, 15 April 1985.

Kiemas, Taufik, Empat Pilar Kehidupan Berbangsa dan Bernegara sebagai Sumber Moralitas dan Hukum Nasional, Pidato, Penganugerahan Gelar Doctor Honoris Causa di Universitas Trisakti, Jakarta, 10 Maret 2013

  1. E.     Article in an Anthology with Editor

authors name, articles title, in editor, year, books title, publisher, place of publication.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Madison, James, The Federalist No. XVIII, in Hamilton, Alexander,et al., 1837,The Federalist: On the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788, Glazier, Masters & Smith, Hallowell.

Rivai,Yulius, Putusan Hakim Sebagai Suatu Ilmu, in Subur,et al., 2014, Bunga Rampai Peradilan Administrasi Kontemporer, Genta Publishing, Yogyakarta

  1. F.     Article of a Magazine or Newspaper

Authors name, articles title, name of the magazine/newspaper, the published date.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Falaakh, Mohammad Fajrul, Monarki Yogya Inkonstitusional?,Kompas, 1 December 2010.

  1. G.    Internet

authors name, articles title, complete url address, accessed in date of access.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Mill, John Stuart, Auguste Comte And Positivism, 1865 Http://Library.Umac.Mo/ Ebooks/ B21819853.Pdf, accessed in 20 February 2018.

The Court of Justice of the European Union, The Court of Justice Declares that the Commissions US Safe Harbour Decision to Invalid, /docs/application/pdf/2015-10/cp150117en.pdf, accessed 11 November 2017

  1. H.    Legislation

Nomenclature of legislation with the number, year, and the title then followed by the number and the year of legislation.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Undang-Undang Nomor 48 Tahun 2009 tentang Kekuasaan Kehakiman. (Lembaran Negara Republik Indonesia Tahun 2009 Nomor 157, Tambahan Lembaran Negara Republik Indonesia Nomor 5076).


Peraturan Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika Nomor 20 Tahun 2016 tentang Perlindungan Data Pribadi dalam Sistem Elektronik (Berita Negara Republik Indonesia Tahun 2016 Nomor 1829).

  1. I.       Court Ruling/Order

Nomenclature of the court forum product, the number of the product, regard, the date it becomes lawful.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Supreme Court Ruling No. 55PK/Pid/1996 in regard to the Judicial Review of Dr. Muchtar Pakpahan, S.H., M.A., 25 October 1996.

Constitutional Court Ruling No. 004/PUU-I/2003 in regard to Constitutional Review of Regulation No.14 of 1985 about Supreme Court toward the Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia of 1945, 30 December 2003

Putusan Mahkamah Konstitusi RI Nomor 100/PUU-XI/2013 perihal Pengujian Undang-Undang Nomor 2 Tahun 2011 tentang Perubahan Atas Undang-Undang Nomor 2 Tahun 2008 tentang Partai Politik terhadap Undang-Undang Dasar Negara Republik Indonesia Tahun 1945, 3 April 2014


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Authors who publish with Al-Adalah: Jurnal Hukum dan Politik Islam agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal. 

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.