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Author Guidelines

WRITING GUIDELINES

PADJADJARAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

FACULTY OF LAW UNIVERSITAS PADJADJARAN – BANDUNG INDONESIA

 

The procedure of writing and submitting the manuscripts in Padjadjaran Journal of International law are as follows:

  1. The subject of the article should only be limited to (public) international law issues.
  2. The contributors must submit an article which has not previously been published on any media and the article should not contain any plagiarism.
    1. The manuscript can be written in English or Bahasa Indonesia with approximately 8000-10000 words (including the bibliography), on a A4 size paper, with the Calibri font, 11 pt size, and a single space. The first paragraph in each section is not indented, and the second and subsequent paragraphs should be indented by 0.6 cm. The margin for each side (right, left, up, down) is 3 cm.

-       For English language, the article must pass early editing process by third-party editor before submitting to PJIL. Authors are required to attach ‘certificate of proofreading and editing’ issued by any relevant language centres as a proof that the article content has complied with the legal English standard. 


-       For Bahasa Indonesia language, PJIL will have the right to translate the article through our third-party translator with an additional fee of Rp 1.500.000,- outside publication fee. 


  1. The manuscript is written in journal format systematically, which includes: Article’s Title, Author Name (the Author’s Institution, Author’s Institution Address, Author's Email Address and Author's Education Background should be written in footnote), Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Discussion (consisting of subdivisions), Closing, and Bibliography. 

  2. The title of the article must be straightforward and specific which illustrates the main point of the article comprehensively. 

  3. The abstract should be written in English and in Bahasa Indonesia and should state comprehensively the purpose of the research, the principal results and the major conclusions. The abstract is written in 10 pt of Calibri font, with a single space. The Abstract should not exceed the limit of 250 words. 

  4. The keywords, which consists of 3 words/phrases, must be arranged alphabetically and it must show the essential points of the article. 

  5. The footnotes are written with the Calibri font, 8pt size, single space, with the indent on the first paragraph and it should be hanging by 0,5 cm. The space between each footnote is after 0 pt.
  6. The method of reference and citation using the footnotes is shown as follows: 


-       Book Citation:

Author Name, Book Title, Edition1, Place of Publishing: Publisher, Year of Publication, Page of Quotation.

-       Sample:


Bagir Manan, Menegakkan Hukum Suatu Pencarian, Jakarta: Asosiasi Advokat Indonesia, 
2009, p. 13.


Jerome Barron and Thomas Dienes, Constitutional Law in a Nutshell, United States of America: West Publishing Co., 1991, pp. 17-18.


John Bell (et.al), Principles of French Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, p. 23.

Susi Dwi Harijanti (eds.), Negara Hukum Yang Berkeadilan: Kumpulan Pemikiran Dalam Rangka Purnabakti Prof. Dr. H. Bagir Manan, S.H., M.CL., Bandung: Rosda dan PSKN- HTN FH Unpad, 2011, p. 77. 


-       Article/Part of Book:


The Article's Author Name, "The Article's Title" in the main Book compiled by the Editor, Publishing Place: Publisher, Year of Publication, Page of Quotation.

-       Sample

E. A. Alkaema, “Constitutional Law” in Introduction to Dutch Law, compiled by Jeroen Chorus (et.al.), South Holland: Kluwer Law International, 2006, p. 26.

-       Journal Citation:

The Author’s Name, "Article’s Title", Journal’s Name, Volume, Number, Year, Page of Quotation.

-       Sample:


Jessica Howard, “Invoking State Responsibility for Aiding the Commission of International

Crimes-Australia, the United States and the Question of East Timor”, Melbourne.

Journal of International Law, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2001, p. 34.

-       Electronic Citation:

The Author Name, "Article Title", Journal’s Name, Volume, Number, Year, Page of Quotation, journal’s website (if available).

-       Sample:


Jessica Howard, “Invoking State Responsibility for Aiding the Commission of International

Crimes-Australia, the United States and the Question of East Timor”, Melbourne Journal of International Law, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2001, page. 1, http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/HCRev/2001/34.html.

-       Institutional publication/papers/scientific oration:


The Author’s Name, "Paper’s Title", Name of the Event/Forum, Place of Activity, Date of Activity, Page of Quotation.

-       Sample:

Moh. Mahfud MD., “Separation of Powers and Independence of Constitutional Court in Indonesia”, Paper Presented at the 2nd Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice, Rio de Janeiro-Brazil, 16-18 Januari 2011, p. 7.

-       Internet Citation/Online Media:


Author’s Name, "Title of the Post", Website Address, Date of access/download.
Sample:
Simon Butt, “Islam, The State and the Constitutional Court in Indonesia”, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers/cfm?abstract_id=1650432, downloaded on 28th of July 2013.

  1. The laws and regulations or international conventions are written as follows: the article’s number, name of the convention and its number and / or year of publication (all is written upright).

-       Sample:


Article 43 Paragraph (1) of Law Number 12 Year 2011 concerning the Procedures for 
the Establishment of Laws and Regulations (Pasal 43 Ayat (1) Undang-Undang Nomor 12 Tahun 2011 tentang Tata Cara Pembentukan Peraturan Perundang- Undangan).

Article 1 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT) 1969. Principle 7 The Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Declaration) 1972. 


  1. The usage of Ibid, Op.cit., Loc.cit.
    1. The use of Ibid. Ibid is short for Ibidem which means 'in the same place', which is 
used when a quotation is taken from the same source as preceding it, that is not 
interrupted by another source or footnote. 

    2. The Use of Op.cit. Op.cit. is an abbreviation of opera citato meaning 'in the same essay', which is used to refer to a book or a previously mentioned source on another page and has been punctuated by other sources. If the author's name is the same and the book is quoted more than once, it is worth mentioning a portion of the title of the book or the source to avoid mistakes. 

    3. The Use of Loc.cit. Loc.cit is an abbreviation of loco citato which means 'in the previously mentioned place', which is used to refer to a previously mentioned book or source on the same page and has been punctuated by other sources (footnotes).
  • Sample:

1Bagir Manan, Menegakkan Hukum Suatu Pencarian, Jakarta: Asosiasi Advokat Indonesia, 2009, p. 13.


2Jerome Barron, Thomas Dienes, Constitutional Law in a Nutshell, United States of America: West Publishing Co., 1991, pp. 17-18.


3Bagir Manan, Loc. Cit.4Bagir Manan, Teori dan Politik Konstitusi, Bandung: Alumni, 2003, p. 15.


5John Bell (et.al.), Principles of French Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, p. 23.


6Bagir Manan, Teori dan Politik Konstitusi, Op. Cit., p. 23.


7Susi Dwi Haridjanti (eds.), Negara Hukum Yang Berkeadilan: Kumpulan Pemikiran dalam Rangka Purnabakti Prof. Dr. H. Bagir Manan, S.H., M.CL., Bandung: Rosda dan PSKN-HTN FH Unpad, 2011, p. 77.

8Ibid.

9Ibid., p. 23.

  1. Bibliography is a list of alphabetically arranged references (a-z) which consists of: Author’s Name, Book’s Title, Publisher, Place of Publishing, Year of Publication.

a. The author’s name is written without title;

b. For foreign writers, the family name should be written first followed by the first name;

c. For Indonesian authors who have or do not have a surname, the names are written
as it is – it does not have to be reversed; 


d. If a reference in the bibliography consists of more than one row, then the second and the subsequent rows should be written slightly indented by the size of 0.6 cm space within the paragraph.

-       Sample:


Bagir Manan, Menegakkan Hukum Suatu Pencarian, Asosiasi Advokat Indonesia,
Jakarta, 2009.


Susi Dwi Harijanti (eds), Negara Hukum Yang Berkeadilan: Kumpulan Pemikiran Dalam Rangka Purnabakti Prof. Dr. H. Bagir Manan, S.H., M.CL., Rosda dan PSKN-HTN FH Unpad, Bandung, 2011.

Bell, John (et.al), Principles of French Law, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2008.

  1. The bibliography is divided into their respective source categories, which is written in the following order: Books, Other Documents, and Legal Documents.