Author Guidelines

Please read and understand the author's guidelines for the preparation manuscript. The author who submits a manuscript to the editors should comply with the author's guidelines and template. If the submitted manuscript does not comply with the guidelines or uses a different format, it will be rejected by the editorial team before being reviewed. The editorial team will only accept a manuscript that meets the specified formatting requirements (downloadable at Template and Author Guidelines). This template is designed to assist the Author in preparing the manuscript; it is an exact representation of the format expected by the editor. To use this template, please just Save this MS Word file to your document, then copy and paste your document here. All papers submitted to the journal should be written in Indonesian language.

Lex Librum: Journal of Legal Sciences  (Lexlibrum) is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year by the Faculty of Law Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Hukum Sumpah Pemuda in June and December. Lexlibrum publishes original research articles or review articles.

The aim of this journal is to provide a venue for academic, researchers and practitioners to publish their original research articles or review articles. Lexlibrum is available in printed and online versions. Indonesian is the language used in this journal.



The word limit for the submission is 4000-8000 words (including footnotes and abstract). The sequence of manuscripts follows: Title; Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Method (for original research articles); Main Heading Analysis; Conclusion; and bibliography (download the article template at the journal website).


The title of the articles is written with Times New Roman, Bold (12pt) and preferably not more than 14 words. Author(s) name, affiliations and e-mail.


The abstract should be clear, concise, and descriptive. This abstract should provide a brief introduction to the problem, and objective of the paper, followed by a statement regarding the method and a brief summary of the results. Font with Times New Roman (12 pt) and preferably not more than 250 words.


Keywords are arranged alphabetically and should have at least two keywords and a maximum of five keywords separated by a semicolon (;).


The introduction should be clear and provide the issue to be discussed in the manuscript. At the end of the paragraph, the author/s should end with a comment on the significance concerning the identification of the issue and the objective of the research.


The method is written in descriptive. This method is optional, only for original research articles.

Analysis and Discussion:

This section is the most important section of your article. Contains the results of the object of study and should be clear and concise.


The conclusion contains a description that should answer the objectives of the research. Do not repeat the Abstract or simply describe the results of the research. Give a clear explanation regarding the possible application and/or suggestions related to the research findings.


The reference is at the end of the manuscript. All publications cited should be included as a list of References, arranged alphabetically. Please use the reference manager with the Chicago Manual of Style (full note). Cite only items that you have read and written in footnotes. Please use Reference Manager Applications like FootNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Use other published articles in the same journal as models. All publications cited in the text should be included in the References section and arranged alphabetically.



The author should first register as an Author at the following address:

The author should fill the form as detailed as possible where the star-marked form must be entered. After all form textbox was filled, the Author clicked on the “Register” button to proceed with the registration. Therefore, the Author is brought to the online author submission interface where the Author should click on “New Submission”. In the Start a New Submission section, ’Click Here’: to go to step one of the five-step submission process”. The following are five steps in the online submission process:

  • Step 1 > Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of the journal, i.e. Original Research Articles. Thus, the author must check on the submission checklists.
  • Step 2 > Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click Browse on the Upload submission file item and choose the manuscript document file to be submitted, then click the Upload button.
  • Step 3 > Entering Submission’s Metadata: In this step, detailed author metadata should be entered including the marked corresponding author. After that, the manuscript title and abstract must be uploaded by copying the text and paste in the textbox including keywords.
  • Step 4 > Uploading Supplementary Files: Supplementary files should be uploaded including the Covering/Submission Letter, the proofread evidence, and the Signed Copyright Transfer Agreement Form. Therefore, click on the Browse button, choose the files, and then click on the Upload button.
  • Step 5 > Confirming the Submission: The author should final check the uploaded manuscript documents in this step. To submit the manuscript to the LEXLIBRUM journal, click the Finish Submission button after the document is true. The corresponding author or the principal contact will receive an acknowledgement by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging in to the journal web address site. 

After this submission, Authors who submit the manuscript will get a confirmation email about the submission. Therefore, Authors are able to track their submission status at any time by logging in to the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes the status of the manuscript review and editorial process.



As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors who do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor). It is up to the editorial board to decide upon acceptance.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format Not a PDF file.
  • The submission article has been in accordance with Lexlibrum's Guidelines, which are found in About the Journal.
  • Any third-party-owned materials used have been identified with appropriate credit lines, and permission obtained from the copyright holder for all formats of the journal.
  • The author declares the absence of any conflict of interest in this work.