The procedure of writing and submitting the manuscript in Indonesia Criminal Law Review is as follows:

General Guidelines

1. The contributor must submit an article which has not previously been published on any publications and the article should not contain any plagiarism.

2. The manuscript can be written in English or Bahasa Indonesia with approximately 5.000 – 7000 Words (Excluding the references), on a A4 Size paper, with the Cambria font, 12pt size, and 1.5 space. Each paragraph is indented by 0.5 cm. The margin for each side (right, left, up, down) is 2.01 cm). For English written manuscript, the article must pass early editing process by third-party editor before submitting to ICLR.

3. Indonesia Criminal Law Review has 2 types of manuscript that Author should follow which are Original Research Article and Opinion/Conceptual Article:

a. Original Research article (5000 to 7000 words, excluding references). A full length original empirical research, mainly following this order: introduction, methods, results and discussion, conclusions, and references, an accurate description of research and an objective and comprehensive discussion of the results are highly encouraged.

b. Opinion/Conceptual article (5000 to 7000 words, excluding references). A commentary, analysis, and argument on a specified issue, reliable and accountable data and its valid sources are highly encouraged, mainly following this order: introduction, discussion, conclusions, acknowledgement and references.

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Primarily to facilitate scholarly and professional discussions over current developments and dynamic challenges on criminal law issues in Indonesia.

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Manuscript Preparation


Title describes the problems expressed which written shortly, concisely and clearly. Tittle must be written by capital letters, center text, Cambria, 14 size -font, Bold Letters.

Author’s name writing:

Author written in Cambria, 12 size font with bold letters, if author more than one person, writing author: Author name1 and co Author name2. Qualifications of the author.


Abstract should contain short description from the whole of articles substance. It is written in italic latter, 10 size font, Cambria type character, single spaced. The number words of abstract between 150 up to 200 which written in one paragraph with column.


The keywords consist of 5 words/phrases, must be written alphabetically and Capitalized first word. Each keyword separated by semicolon (;). The keywords must show the essential points of the article. The word “Keywords” in Bold.


1. Manuscript must be written in Cambria font type, 12pt size, 1.5 line spacing.

2. Headings and sub-heading should be in Capital Letter and in bold, 12pt size (e.g. INTRODUCTION). Headings and sub-headings should be numbered by;

a. First level: Arabic numerals (1,2,3…);

b. Second level: Alphabets in uppercase (A,B,C,…);

c. Third level: roman numerals in Uppercase (I, II, III, …)

d. Fourth level: Alphabets in lowercase (a,b,c,…)

e. Fifth level: roman numerals in lowercase (I,ii,iii,…)

3. First line of each paragraph should be indented by 0.5 cm, with single space between paragraphs.


Indonesia Criminal Law Review used Endnotes rather than footnotes. Endnotes must be written in the end of sentence. The citation should be in following style: (Harkrisnowo 2019), (Santoso, 2017), (Ashworth & Horder, 2013), (Masciandaro et al., 1999)


The references should be written in the end of the articles. Tittle “REFFERENCE”, written in Cambria, 12, and in bold. The references written in Cambria font, 12pt size, 1.5 line spacing and indent on the second line of each reference. If the sources are varied, it should be put into groups:

a) Books;

b) Journal Articles;

c) Legal documents;

d) Websites

The references arranged in alphabetical order.

Please use American Psychological Association (APA) Citation and Reference style system for endnotes and references as sampled below:


Ashworth, A., & Horder, J. (2013). Principles of criminal law. Oxford University Press.

Beare, M. E. (Ed.). (2003). Critical reflections on transnational organized crime, money laundering and corruption. University of Toronto Press.

Surbakti, R., Supriyanto, D., & Santoso, T. (2011). Penanganan pelanggaran pemilu. Kemitraan bagi Pembaruan Tata Pemerintahan.

Williams, G. L., & Baker, D. J. (1983). Textbook of criminal law (Vol. 231). London: Stevens.

Journal Article

Hall, J. (1940). Criminal Attempt. A Study of Foundations of Criminal Liability. The Yale Law Journal, 49(5), 789-840.

Masciandaro, D. (1999). Money laundering: the economics of regulation. European Journal of Law and Economics, 7(3), 225-240.

Santoso, T., & Silalahi, A. (2000). Penyalahgunaan narkoba di kalangan remaja: Suatu perspektif. Indonesian Journal of Criminology, 1(1), 4232.

Qc, F. G., Harré, T., Naibaho, N., Muraszkiewicz, J., & Boister, N. (2018). Is the law an ass when it comes to mules? How Indonesia can lead a new global approach to treating drug traffickers as human trafficked victims. Asian Journal of International Law, 8(1), 166-188.


Pangaribuan Rido, (2017, Januari 23), Perbedaan Pokok Hukum Pidana dan Hukum Perdata. Hukum Online. https://www.hukumonline.com/klinik/detail/ulasan/lt57f2f9bce942f/perbedaan-pokok-hukum-pidana-dan-hukum-perdata/

Legal Documents

Law Number 13 of 2006 on Witness and Protection.

Prosecution Code Hong Kong 2013.

Court Decision:

Indonesia District Court. Decision No. 1144/Pid.B/2008/PN.Dps, Putusan PN Denpasar, Pengurus CV Dalung Permai.

Indonesia Constitutional Court. Decision No. 13/PUU-XVI/2018. Pengujian Undang-Undang Nomor 24 Tahun 2000 tentang Perjanjian Internasional [review on Law No. 24 of 2000 on Treaties].

Indonesia Supreme Court. Decision No. 1794K/PDT/2004, Direksi Perum. Perhutani et.al vs. Dedi; Hayati et.al.

For other sources than the sampled above, please refer to American Psychological Association (APA) Style https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples

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