Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


The focus of Mahkamah: Jurnal Kajian Hukum Islam is related to Islamic law and its development, both in the form of: (1) The results of research, (2) conceptual ideas, (3) literature review, and;(4) Book review.



The scope of Mahkamah: Jurnal Kajian Hukum Islam is Islamic law studies, such as Islamic family law, Islamic criminal law, Islamic political law, Islamic economic law, Islamic astronomy (falak studies), with various approaches of normative, philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, theology, psychology, economics and is intended to communicate the original researches and current issues on the subject. 



Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

 Review Policy of Mahkamah: Jurnal Kajian Hukum Islam

  1. Every articles will be reviewed  by the reviewer.
  2. The review process using a Blind Review, meaning that the reviewer does not know the identity of the author, and the author did not know the identity of the reviewer.
  3. In the process of review, the reviewer gave consideration related to the suitability of the title, abstract, introduction, research methods, results and discussion and conclusions. Addition reviewer also gave consideration associated with novelty, scientific impact, and references used.
  4. The Editorial Board checks every submission to prevent plagiarism, fabrication and falsification.
  5. The decision on the acceptance of a manuscript is the authority of the Editor in Chief by considering the review from the reviewer.


Publication Frequency

Mahkamah: Jurnal Kajian Hukum Islam Publish two times a year, ie Issue 1 Issue 2 in June and December


Open Access Policy

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.



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Publication Ethics

Duties of Authors.
Authors are responsible for providing original data without plagiarism and fraudulent data. Many forms of plagiarisms such as copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another's paper without attribution, passing off researchers are prohibited. The author should ensure that they have written entirely original works concerning the manuscript submitted to Mahkamah. Authors are obliged to follow in peer review process set by Mahkamah. The submitted manuscript should not be under consideration or accepted for other journals. Where parts of the data have been published elsewhere, the sources have to be acknowledged or cited properly. Proper citation and permission are required when the authors reproduce data from other sources.

Duties of Editors.
Mahkamah editors are responsible for deciding which submitted articles should be published and which one to be rejected. They have to evaluate the submitted manuscript for their intellectual and academic content without discrimination on race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, the political or geographical origin of the authors. Al Mustashfa editors must not spread any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in editors own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers.
Reviewers are requested to assist in improving the quality of the submitted manuscript through an objective review process within a scheduled period of time and to contribute to the decision-making process on the manuscript. The editors have to inform reviewers if find any published or submitted content similar to that under their review. Reviewers should avoid conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. Any confidentially of information supplied by the editor or author should be maintained.


Plagiarism Chek

Each articles entry will be carried out the screening process for plagiarism check using plagiarism chekker x