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Submission Preparation Checklist

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 that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, or is under consideration by another journal (or an explanation has not been provided in comments to the editor).
  • Script files in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file formats.
  • When available, URLs for reference are provided. OK Notes
  • 1 spaced text; fonts 12; italic; not underlined (except URL address); and all illustrations, figures, and tables placed in the text at appropriate points, not at the end.
  • Text that complies with library and style requirements is outlined in the Author's Manual, which will be found on the About Us page.
  • If acceptance is for the peer-reviewed portion of the journal, the instructions can be found under Ensure Anonymous Reviewers have been followed.

Author Guidelines

Veteran Law Review (VELREV) is SINTA 4 journal published  by  Faculty  of  Law,  UPN  Veteran Jakarta. VELREV published two times a year in May and November. 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.

The aims of this journal is to provide a venue for academicians, researchers, and practitioners for publishing the original research articles or review articles. The scope of the articles published in this journal deals with a broad range of topics in the fields of Criminal Law, Civil Law, International Law, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Islamic Law, Economic Law, Medical Law, Customary Law, Environmental Law and another section related contemporary issues in law.

The articles published in VELREV are going through a double-blind peer-review process. Hence, the decision on whether the scientific article is accepted or not, will be the Editorial Board’s right based on the peer reviewer's recommendation.

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 using 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.

Paper Format

  • The word limit for the submission is 4000- 8000 words (including of footnotes and abstract).
  • The  sequence of manuscripts following: Title; Abstract; Keywords; Introduction; Method (for original research articles); Main Heading Analysis; Conclusion; and References.


Main Headings of Manuscripts

Following main headings should be provided in the manuscript while preparing. Main headings, sub- headings and sub-sub headings should be numbered in the manuscript with the following example:

  1. Main Heading
  2. Main Heading

             2.1.   Sub-headings

                    2.1.1  Sub-sub headings


Title of articles are written with Book Antiqua (16 pt) 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, objective of paper, followed by a statement regarding the method and a brief summary of results. Font with Book Antiqua (10 pt) and preferably not more than 200 words


Keywords arranged by alphabetically and should have at least two keywords and maximum 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 identification of the issue and the objective of research.


The method written in descriptive. This Method are 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.


Conclusion contains a description that should answer the objectives of 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.


References at the end of the manuscript should be written in APA (American Psychological Asso- ciation) Citation Style. Cite only items that you have read and on footnotes. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Use other published articles in the same journal as models. All publications cited in the text should be included as a list of Bibliography, arranged alphabetically by author.

Books with an author:

Irwansyah. (2020). Penelitian Hukum; Pilihan Metode dan Praktik Penulisan Arikel. Yogyakarta: Mirra Buana Media.

Books with an editor:

Irianto, S. (ed). (2009). Hukum Yang Bergerak; Tinjauan Antropologi Hukum. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia.

Journal articles:

Poisto, A., and Alavi, H. (2016).  Abuse  of Dominant Market  Position by Predatory  Pricing; The Valio Case. Hasanuddin Law Review, 2(1): 24-37. DOI: 20956/halrev.v1n1.212

World Wide Web:

British Broadcasting Corporation. (2012). Noken Papua Mendapat Pengakuan UNESCO. Available online from berita_indonesia/2012/12/121205_noken_unes co. [Accessed May 16, 2015].


Footnotes should be written in APA (American Psychological Association) Citation Style. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. (we suggest Mendeley). Bibliography citations are provided in footnotes with format:


Menski, W. (2000). Comparative Law in a Global Context, The Legal Systems of Asia and Africa. London: Platinum Publishing Ltd, p. 16

Section from a book:

Hiariej, E.O.S. “Pemilukada Kini dan Masa Datang Perspektif Hukum  Pidana”  on  Achmad  D. Haryadi (ed). (2012). Demokrasi Lokal: Evaluasi Pemilu- kada di Indonesia. Jakarta: Konstitusi Press, p.182

Journal articles:

Afriansyah, A. (2015). “Foreigners Land Rights Regulations: Indonesia’s Practice”. Jurnal Mimbar Hukum, 27(1): 98-116


The figures should be clearly readable and at least have a resolution of 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) for good printing quality.


Table made with the open model (without the vertical lines).