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.

Review Policy

Editor in Chief will assign the manuscript to Managing Editor for further handling. The Managing Editor will request at least two scientists to review the research article manuscript. All manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer-review, both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process to meet standards of academic excellence.

Publication Frequency

VELREV is a journal published by Faculty of Law, UPN Veteran Jakarta two times a year in Mei and November.

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.

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 7th Edition. Cite only items that you have read and on bodynote. 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. Examples:

Example of References:

Dharmawan, N. K. S., Wiryawan, W., Dunia, N. K., Darmada, N., Dharmadi, S. W., Sukihana, I. A., Indrawati., A. A. S., & Armadja, I. P. (2016). Buku Ajar Hak Kekayaan Intelektual (HKI). Deepublish.

Dirkareshza, R. (2022). Buku Ajar Hak atas Kekayaan Intelektual. Deepublish.

Farisa, F. C. (2022). Jalan Panjang UU Cipta Kerja: Tuai Penolakan, Dinyatakan Inkonstitusional, Kini Presiden Terbitkan Perppu. Kompas.Com.

Nomor HK.01.07/MENKES/12757/2020 tentang Penetapan Sasaran Pelaksanaan Vaksinasi, 2019 1 (2020) (testimony of Keputusan Menteri Kesehatan Republik Indonesia).

Khairunnisa, N., & Dirkareshza, R. (2023). Indikasi Pelanggaran Hak Cipta terhadap Lagu Remix pada Aplikasi TikTok. National Conference on Law Studies (NCOLS), 5(1), 1059–1077.

Pitaloka, P. S., & Nurhadi. (2023). Siapa Presiden Indonesia yang Paling Banyak Mengeluarkan Perpu? Nasional.Tempo.Co.Id.

Taupiqqurrahman, T. (2022). Urgensi Pembentukan Peraturan Daerah Terkait Sarana Air Minum dalam Mendukung Sustainable Development Goals. Simbur Cahaya, 29(1), 117–132.

Wahyudi, S. T., Hadi, S., & Ibrahim, A. L. (2022). Optimizing The Role Of The Indonesian National Army In Addressing The Crime Of Terrorism. Veteran Law Review, 5(1), 74–88.


Undang-Undang Nomor 25 Tahun 2007 tentang Penanaman Modal. Lembaran Negara Tahun 2007 Nomor 67. Tambahan Lembaran Negara Nomor 4724.

Peraturan Pemerintah (PP) Nomor 23 Tahun 2020 tentang Pelaksanaan Program Pemulihan Ekonomi Nasional dalam Rangka Mendukung Kebijakan Keuangan Negara untuk Penanganan Pandemi Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) dan/atau Menghadapi Ancaman yang Membahayakan Perekonomian Nasional dan/atau Stabilitas Sistem Keuangan serta Penyelamatan Ekonomi Nasional. Lembaran Negara 2020 Nomor 131. Tambahan Lembaran Negara Nomor 6514.


Bodynote should be written in APA (American Psychological Association) Citation Style 7th Edition. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. (we suggest Mendeley). Bibliography citations are provided in bodynote with format:

Example of Bodynote :

Journal Articles (Wahyudi et al., 2022) Taupiqqurahman, 2022)

Books with an author (Dirkareshza,2022) (Dharmawaan et al., 2016)

Conferences (Khairunnisa &Dirkareshza, 2023)

Website Articles (Farisa,2022)

Newspaper Articles / Magazine (Pitaloka & Nurhadi, 2023)

Regulation (Undang-Undang Nomor 23 Tahun 2007 Tentang Penanaman Modal, n.d.) Peraturan Pemerintah Nomor 23 Tahun 2020 Tentang Program Pemulihan Ekonomi Nasional, 2020) (Nomor HK.01.07/MENKES/12757/2020 Tentang Penetapan Sasaran Pelaksanaan Vaksinasi, 2020)