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Author Guidelines

The manuscripts

The manuscript should be an original research paper which sufficiently contributes novelty to issues of Islamic law and social institutions as well as transdisciplinary Islamic studies. Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using the Al-‘Adl online submission procedure. The corresponding author should also provide a statement that the manuscript is not concurrently being under consideration for publication elsewhere. The Editors will ignore submissions that do not follow these procedures.

Structure of the manuscripts

  1. Title. Title Written as Capitalize each other, 8 – 15 words, Times New Roman 14 pt, Bold. The title should be short and reflect the important concepts of the article
  2. Author's names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's department, faculty, institutions, country and email addresses, without any academic title.
  3. Abstract, keywords, and MRBM classification numbers. Abstract must be written in English with 12 pt Times New Roman font, single spacing, italic, justify, which consists of 250 words, objectives which contain: Key questions or problems to be discussed / answered; Topic background; and/or the importance of the issue being written, the method if carrying out specific research without description, the findings/novelty of the main writing (research results).Keywords : Consists of 3 – 5 words and/or phrasa and it is should consist important consepts of the manuscript, without mentioning the name of the Institution and rules, location. The order can be adjusted according to taste (alphabet, or adjusted specifically to the public)
  4. Introduction. Introduction is written using the font Times New Roman with size 12, justify, the first paragraph is indented 1 cm, the sentence writing between paragraphs without additional space before and after (no before and after space). Writing the introduction should describe the actual problem that is the basic idea of writing the article accompanied by a footnote reference is adequate. In addition, it was stated about the updating this article than the article that was there before so it can be seen the originality of the works. The author is not allowed to give the sub-title on the part of this introduction.
  5. Methods. Describe the type / nature of research which includes research objectives, research approaches, and coverage / size of data. Describe data collection techniques which include data sources, data collection instruments, data collection procedures, location and time of data collection. Describe data analysis methods. (Optional)
  6. Results and Discussion. Discussion is written using the font Times New Roman with size 12, justify, the first paragraph is indented 1 cm, the sentence writing between paragraphs without additional space before and after (no before and after space). The discussion contains a legal analysis of the authors of the actual problem that was stated accompanied by a sufficient reference. In the discussion also need to include the author’s ideas about the ideal concept to the issues raised. The author allowed to use a sub-chapter in writing a discussion to facilitate the reader to understand the important ideas of the article.
  7. Conclusion. The closing is written using the font Times New Roman with size 12, justify, the first paragraph is indented 1 cm, the sentence writing between paragraphs with no extra space before and after (no before and after space). The closing contains the author’s conclusion about actual problem that was stated.
  8. References. This section lists only the books, journals, newspaper, symposium, thesis, internet or other types of publications.

General Writing Format

  1. The script can be in the form of research results or conceptual articles in the field of islamic law and social institutions as well as islamic studies transdisiplinary approaches.
  2. The script can be written in Indonesian or English along 10 – 15 pages.
  3. The title maximum 8 – 15 words
  4. The script is typed on A4 paper with a margin top and left 4 cm, bottom margin and right 3 cm, using a type font Times New Roman, font size 12, 1,5 space, without the after and before space between sentences and between paragraphs.
  5. Plagiarization should not be more than 25 percent.
  6. When referring to an article, the initial letters of the word “article” is written with a capital letter.
  7. When referring to a verse, the initial letter of the word “verse” is written with small letters and verse numbers flanked by brackets.
  8. If the direct quotation of a phrase, a paragraph, or the formulation of the article there is a section be removed, please identify the part that is omitted by ellipsis inserted in square brackets “[...].”
  9. When referring to verses of the qur’an then writing clearly written the surah name, the surah number and the surah verse, example QS. Al-Baqarah /2:282.
  10. Abbreviated name of legislation submitted to the style of each Author, for used consistently. The form of the suggested example is the Law Number 40 Year 2007 on Limited Liability Companies”. For the writing of the next later shortened to the Limited Liability Company ACT (not written in full again).
  11. When the author or editor of sources that are referenced amounted to more than 1 (one), embed the name of the first person followed by “et al.”
  12. Academic degrees are not written in the bibliography and footnotes.
  13. Article in the law is not written in the footnote.
  14. Footnote is compulsory


Nur Rochmah Dyah Puji Astuti and Yoga Putra Pamungkas, “Deteksi Dini Perilaku Penyimpangan Seksual Menggunakan Metode Forward Chaining Berbasis Web, JIKO (Jurnal Informatika Dan Komputer), Vol. 3, No. 1, Februari 2018, p. 52–58.

Faizah Ali Syobromalisi, “Penyimpangan Seksual dalam Pandangan Islam”, Al - Fanar: Jurnal Al-Quran dan Hadis, Mei 2016, p. 1.

  1. References should be those of the last ten years publication (>80%), except for key references (80%). Referring to any textbook should be minimized (<20%).

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be presented as follows:

  1. The name of tables and figures should follow a numbering system (Arabic numbering system). The title of the tables and figures are placed at the top.
  2. The tables and figures should provide the source of information, if any, at the bottom.
  3. Any table should contain only heading and contents. The table contains row lines only without column lines. Note(s) and source(s) should be included underneath the table where appropriate.
  4. If using images in writing, then the image should be high resolution and does not broken when printed. The alternative instrument such as tables and images should be accompanied by analysis or explalnation of the instrument and its relevance to the author’s writing.

Manuscript Template

The manuscript should be prepared according to the following MS Word template:

How to send the manuscript

  1. Before submission, please make sure that your manuscript is prepared using the Al-‘Adl journal template
  2. The manuscript in Microsoft word should be sent to the editor by clicking the Online Submission tab on our Website if alrady have a username and password for Al-‘Adl.
  3. If don’t have any, please do the registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.
  4. A brief bio that contains full name, affiliation/institution, telephone, mobile number, and others should be written in the fields of data when registering online in the website submission.

Final Decision

Taking into account the results of the peer-reviewing process, the decision as to the acceptability of each manuscript for publication will be notified to the author(s) through the website system in the following alternative conclusions:

  1. Accepted without revision, or
  2. Accepted with minor revision, or
  3. Accepted with major revision, or
  4. Rejected.


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with Al-'Adl journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the Al-A'dl journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors can enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or edit it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) before and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.
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