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The Editorial Policy of Journals in Law Faculty of Universitas Lampung of the Development Center Research of Law and Scientific Publication

of Law Faculty, Universitas Lampung


The Editorial Policy of Corruptio Journal is under the platform of the Development Center Research of Law and Scientific Publication of Law Faculty of Universitas Lampung. Please read the editorial policies of Editorial Policies in thoroughly before submitting articles to make sure the fulfillment of required.



Authors must provide brief information on the affiliation that gave previous approval to support the work or research. In a situation here an author transitioned to a different institution prior to the article’s publication, authors are expected to list where the work was conducted and include current affiliation.


Appeals and Complaints

The Development Center Research of Law and Scientific Publication follows the Committee on Publication ethics (COPE) Guidelines regarding appeals towards journal editor’s decisions and complaints on the management of a journal’s editorial management in peer review process. The Development Center Research of Law and Scientific Publication is open to all kinds of appeal and complaint by including convincing evidence, data, and/or information in response to the editor’s and reviewer’s comments.



Authorship is a collective responsibility between individuals who are actively involved in the work. The journal editor is unable to decide the order of authorship or mediate disputes between authors. Should there be any forms of dispute, authors are asked to perform resolution independently. Authorship consist on corresponding authors, changes in authorship, assistance from scientific, medical, technical writers or translator, assistance with experiments and data analysis, and acknowledgement. Descriptions of each authors is available in defining authorship guidelines.


As a form of providing credits to the individuals that have contributed to the work, listing authors’ name ensures transparency for those who hold responsibility for the essentiality of the content. The authors who are listed on an article must fulfill certain requirements consisting of:


Contributed significantly in stages of work of framework, study design, execution, data compilation, analysis and interpretation.


Contributed in drafts, substance, and reviewing the article.

Consented on the journal to the submitted the article, including all versions before, during, final revision accepted for publication.

Consent in taking accountability of the article in resolving issued accuracy of the published work.



In order to support claims and information made in the article, research and non-research article is obligated to cite relevant, timely, and verified literature. Authors should avoid excessive and inappropriate self-citation or citations among each other’s work in an authors group. This form of misconduct is called citation manipulation. Authors can find the guidelines on COPE guidance on citation manipulation. If an author conducts a non-research article, the cited reference should be relevant and provides a balanced overview of the current research on the topic. References are prohibited to lean on a research group, organizational, and journal.


Competing Interests

Competing interest happens where an author experience financial, legal, commercial, legal or professional relations with people that are partners with the authors that could influence the interpretation of the result. Competing interests consist of financial and non-financial aspect. Declaration of association can be perceived by other as competing interests. Therefore, authors should always ensure transparency. For more information, including examples of financial and non financial competing interests can be seen in guidance in competing interest guidance.


Corrections, expressions of concerns, and retractions

In a few circumstance, a published article may undergo a change to Version of Record (VoR). Necessary changes after publication will be accompanied with a post-publication notice that is permanently linked to the original article. The post-publication notice is usually in forms of correction notice, expression of concern, retraction, and removal. The purpose of corrections, expressions, and retraction is to ensure the integrity of ones scholarly record. Further description on this could be seen in policy of corrections, retractions, and updates to published articles.


Data Availability and Deposition

The policy explains on information on how data correlated with an author’s article should be shared. The guide to understanding our data sharing policiesshould provide details regarding data availability and deposition. If an author seeks to complis a journal data sharing policy, then the author needs a suitable repository data. Repository is a storage space for researchers to deposit data.


Editor Code of Conduct

Roles of journal editor perform a vital significance in advancing knowledge within fields of research. These roles undergo:

Maintaining quality of its peer review process and journal publication.

Supporting the journal’s authors and reviewers.

Enhancing the journals editorial team.


Editor code of conducts aims to support the role journal editors by setting minimum standards that are responsible for the journal’s integrity.

Images and Figures

Authors should only use relevant and valuable images and figures in their article. Authors could learn more information on images and figures from policies on images and figures.


Peer review

Article published in Corruptio Journal of the Development Center Research of Law and Scientific Publication, Law Faculty-Universitas Lampung undergoes double anonymous peer review also called “double blind peer review”, which follows COPE guidelines for reviewers. Confidentiality of peer review that requires to maintains confidentiality and integrity. Further peer review policies and guidance consist of:


Peer review: a guide for authors

A guide to becoming a peer reviewer

And editor’s guide to the peer review process

The ethics of peer review

Peer review appeals and complaints from authors


Standards of Reporting

Standards of Reporting mean a research that support verification and encourages author to provide comprehensive description. Issues of study and guidelines are provided to aid authors which are recommended to use as guidance prior submitting manuscript.


Use of third-Party Material

Authors should receive necessary permission from a third party whenever using their materials in their article. These materials generally consist of text, illustration, photographs, tables, data, audios, screenshots, and other types of materials. If authors use materials that they do not hold copyright upon, then they should obtain permission before submitting the article. More information in requesting permission can be seen through permission under copyright


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