Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jarimah: Islamic Criminal Law is a peer reviewed journal published quarter annual by Faculty of Law, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia. JICL is intended to be the journal for publishing of results of research on law both empirical and normative study, especially in contemporary  Criminal legal issues.

This journal aims primarly to facilitate and provide a forum for legal scholars and professional on discussing and promoting current developments on legal issues around the world. JICL published excusively in English, and the Review seeks to expand the boundaries of Indonesian legal discourses to access English-speaking contributors and readers all over the world. The Review, hence, welcomes contributions from international legal scholars and professionals as well as from representatives of courts, executive authorities, government, and agencies of development cooperation.


Versi Bahasa

Jarimah: Islamic Criminal Law adalah jurnal peer review yang diterbitkan Empat Kali Setahun oleh Fakultas Syariah & Hukum UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, Indonesia. JICL dimaksudkan untuk menjadi jurnal untuk penerbitan hasil penelitian tentang hukum baik studi empiris dan normatif, terutama dalam masalah hukum pidana kontemporer.
Jurnal ini bertujuan terutama untuk memfasilitasi dan menyediakan forum bagi para sarjana hukum dan profesional untuk membahas dan mempromosikan perkembangan terkini tentang masalah hukum di seluruh dunia. JICL diterbitkan secara luar biasa dalam bahasa Inggris, dan Tinjauan ini berupaya memperluas batasan wacana hukum Indonesia untuk mengakses kontributor dan pembaca berbahasa Inggris di seluruh dunia. Oleh karena itu, Tinjauan ini menerima kontribusi dari para sarjana dan profesional hukum internasional serta dari perwakilan pengadilan, otoritas eksekutif, pemerintah, dan lembaga kerjasama pembangunan.

Section Policies


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Jarimah: Islamic Criminal Law, published two times a year since 2013, is an Indonesian language, peer-reviewed journal, and specializes in legal studies. All submitted papers are subject to a double-blind review process. Click here to get the information about author guidelines. This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

To facilitate this, authors need to ensure that their manuscripts are prepared in a way that does not give away their identity.  To help with this preparation please ensure the following when submitting to Jurnal Cita Hukum:

  • Submit the Title Page containing the Authors details and Blinded Manuscript with no author details as 2 separate files.

Information to help prepare the Title Page

This should include the title, authors' names and affiliations, and a complete address for the corresponding author including telephone and e-mail address.

Information to help prepare the Blinded Manuscript

Besides the obvious need to remove names and affiliations under the title within the manuscript, there are other steps that need to be taken to ensure the manuscript is correctly prepared for double-blind peer review.  To assist with this process the key items that need to be observed are as follows:

  • Use the third person to refer to work the Authors have previously undertaken, e.g. replace any phrases like “as we have shown before” with “… has been shown before [Anonymous, 2007]” .
  • Make sure figures do not contain any affiliation related identifier
  • Do not eliminate essential self-references or other references but limit self-references only to papers that are relevant for those reviewing the submitted paper.
  • Cite papers published by the Author in the text as follows:  ‘[Anonymous, 2007]’.
  • For blinding in the reference list:  ‘[Anonymous 2007] Details omitted for double-blind reviewing.’
  • Remove references to funding sources
  • Do not include acknowledgments
  • Remove any identifying information, including author names, from file names and ensure document properties are also anonymized.

Publication Frequency

Jarimah: Islamic Criminal Law is Published Four times a years since 2020

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.

This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative




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