Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

FIAT JUSTISIA is a journal of Law science issued by Faculty of Law Lampung University. FIAT JUSTISIA is issued four times a year on January, April, July, and October. The Journal accept only research in the field of legal science that already in the form of a journal article to be considered for publication.

The aims of FIAT JUSTISIA is to provides immediate open access to its content in the principle of making research freely available to the public as a support for the greater global exchange of knowledge. FIAT JUSTISIA is available in both print and online version. The language used in this journal is English or Indonesian.

The scope of articles published in FIAT JUSTISIA is consist of a broad range of topic in the field of law including International Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and other sections related to law.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

Fiat Justisia Journal of Law will publish the only paper strictly following Fiat Justisia of Law guidelines and manuscript preparation. Those papers are read by editorial members (upon the field of specialization) and will be screened by Managing Editor to meet necessary criteria of Fiat Justisia Journal of Law publication. Manuscripts will be sent to two peer-reviewers based on their historical experience in reviewing a manuscript or based on their field of specialization. Fiat Justisia has reviewing forms in order to keep same items reviewed by two reviewers. The editorial board will make a decision upon the reviewers' comments or advice. Reviewers will give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, Fiat Justisia has four kinds of decisions:

  • Accepted, as it is
  • Accepted by Minor Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)
  • Accepted by Major Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time)
  • Rejected (generally, on grounds of an outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation)

For checking Plagiarism, Fiat Justisia Editorial Board will screen plagiarism manually on the Title and Abstract of the manuscript by using Google engine. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board will reject the manuscript immediately.

Before publishing, it is required to obtain written confirmation from authors in order to acquire copyrights for papers published in the journal. Authors must sign the Transfer Copy Right form as follows: The undersigned hereby transfer any and all rights in and to the paper including without limitation all copyrights to Fiat Justisia Journal of Law. The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the author of the paper, except for material that is clearly identified as to its original source, with permission notices from the copyright owners where required. The undersigned represents that he/she has the power and authority to make and execute this assignment. This agreement is to be signed by at least one of the authors who have obtained the assent of the co-author(s) where applicable.


Publication Frequency

The article in this journal will be published collectively as part of an issue that will be published four times a year in March, June, September, and December.


Open Access Policy

Fiat Justisia is an open access journal which means that all contents published in this journal are freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution and fiat justisia also provide immediate open access to its full content in the principle of making research freely available to support the more significant global exchange of knowledge.


Article Processing Charge (APC) and Article Submissions Charge

FIAT JUSTISIA does not charge any fee for Article Processing or for Article Submission. The user or author could submit the article free to be published in Fiat Justisia.


Plagiarism Policy

Fiat Justisia highly respects the publication ethics and avoids any type of plagiarism. For checking Plagiarism, Fiat Justisia Editorial Board will be using CrossReff Similarity Check service. All author should submit an original manuscript and free from any kind of plagiarism. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board will reject the manuscript immediately.


Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

Fiat Justisia Journal of Law is a peer-reviewed journal published by Faculty of Law Lampung University. This journal is available in print and online and highly respects the publication ethics and avoids any type of plagiarism. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor in chief, the editorial board, the peer-reviewers and the publisher (Faculty of Law Lampung University). This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication. The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal of Fiat Justisia Journal of Law is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.

Faculty of Law Lampung University as publisher of Fiat Justisia Journal of Law takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical behavior and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Faculty of Law Lampung University and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions. The editor of the Fiat Justisia Journal of Law is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play. The editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality. The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.


Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions. Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.

Promptness. Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality. Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity. Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgment of Sources. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.


Duties of Authors

Reporting standards. Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism. The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication. An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest. All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental Errors in Published Works. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


Dr. Budiyono, S.H., M.H


Fiat Justisia Journal of Law.

Faculty of Law Lampung University.


SCOPUS Citedness


Sonata, D.L. (2015). Metode Penelitian Hukum Normatif Dan Empiris: Karakteristik Khas Dari Metode Meneliti Hukum. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 8(1). Doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v8no1.283

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Ridlwan, Z. (2015). Urgensi Badan Usaha Milik Desa (BUMDes) Dalam Pembangun Perekonomian Desa. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 8(3). Doi:https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v8no3.314

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Hapsari, R., Maroni, M., Satria, I., & Ariyani, N. (2019). The Existence of Regulatory Sandbox to Encourage the Growth of Financial Technology in Indonesia. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 13(3), 271-288. doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v13no3.1739

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Astriani, N. (2015). Implikasi Kebijakan Ruang Terbuka Hijau Dalam Penataan Ruang Di Jawa Barat. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 8(2). doi:https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v8no2.300

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Adolf, H. (2017). Urgensi Pembentukan Undang-Undang Tentang Arbitrase Internasional. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 10(2). doi:https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v10no2.684

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Rifai, T. (2017). Kesiapan Undang-Undang Nomor 20 Tahun 2016 Tentang Merek Dan Indikasi Geografis Dalam Menghadapi Masyarakat Ekonomi Asean. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 10(4), 733-776. doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v10no4.809

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Rifai, E. (2018). The Law Enforcement Against the Criminal Acts of Destruction of Crops. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 11(4), 317-327. doi:https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v11no4.1108

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Amalia, R., Sabrie, H., & Dian, W. (2018). The Principle of Good Faith in The Choice of Law of Foreign Direct Investment Contracts in Indonesia. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 12(2), 170-180. doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v12no2.1306

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Yusdiyanto, Y. (2017). Makna Filosofis Nilai-Nilai Sila Ke-Empat Pancasila Dalam Sistem Demokrasi Di Indonesia. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 10(2). doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v10no2.623

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Nugraha, A. (2017). Penjatuhan Pidana Bersyarat Terhadap Pelaku Tindak Pidana Penganiayaan. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 10(1). doi:https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v10no1.743

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Indah., Yusdiyanto, Y., & Saleh, A. (2015). Kedudukan Dan Partisipasi Lembaga Adat Dalam Pembentukan Peraturan Pekon Di Pekon Way Empulau Ulu Kec. Balik Bukit, Kab. Lampung Barat. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 8(3). doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v8no3.308

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Hakim, D. (2016). Politik Hukum Lingkungan Hidup Di Indonesia Berdasarkan Undang-Undang Nomor 32 Tahun 2009 Tentang Perlindungan Dan Pengelolaan Lingkungan Hidup. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 9(2). doi: https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v9no2.592

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Alfian, A. (2016). Perlindungan Hukum Terhadap Kaum Difabel Korban Pemerkosaan. Fiat Justisia: Jurnal Ilmu Hukum, 9(4). doi:https://doi.org/10.25041/fiatjustisia.v9no4.615

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