Author Guidelines

Recital Review Writing Terms

We receive conceptual articles or research reports that have never been published before in any other publication with provisions as follows:

The aforementioned conceptual manuscript or research reports belong to legal studies category. They can be written in Bahasa Indonesia or English within the range of 15-20pages. The paper size is A4 with above and left margin of 3 cm, and below and right margin of 2 cm. The required font is Times New Roman with 12 size, and 2 space. The manuscript titled in Bahasa Indonesia must be in the maximum of 12 words. It shall include abstract and keywords in English (intisari and kata kunci in Bahasa Indonesia). Abstract or intisari shall contain 100-125 wordsKeywords or kata kunci shall consist of 3 to 5 words or phrase.

The systematic structures of the research reports shall include Title, Author’s name, Abstract (in English) or Intisari (in Bahasa Indonesia), Keywords, Research background (with the Research Questions), Research Methods, Research Result and Analysist, Conclusion and References.

The systematic structures of conceptual paper shall include: Title, Author’s name, Abstract (in English) or Intisari (in Bahasa Indonesia), Keywords, Introduction, Discussion (immediately presented in headings based on the matters being discussed), Conclusion and References.

The writing style in Recital Review shall refer to the regulation of the Ministry of Education and Culture No. 50 of 2015 about the General Guidelines of Perfected Indonesian Spelling. The relevant writing terms applied in Recital Review  are as follows:

  • When referring to Article, the first letter of the word ‘article’ shall be written in uppercase.
  • When referring to Clause, the first letter of the word ‘clause’ shall be written in lower case and the number is in brackets.
  • When there is an omission in a direct quotation of a phrase, paragraph, or an article formulation, please indicate the aforementioned omission with ellipsis inserted within a square brackets […].
  • The abbreviation of regulations is given to the author’s writing style and shall be consistently used throughout the manuscript. The recommended form is “UU No. 1 Tahun 1950”.
  • When an author or editor is more than 1 person, please list the first person followed by et al.
  • It is recommended that the author avoids the enumerative method of description.
  • The References shall include the most updated references and it is highly recommended to be referred from a journal (minimum 50% of all the references are journal).
  • It is highly imperative for the author not to commit self-citation.
  • The academic degree shall not be written either in the Bibliography or the footnote.
  • The writing of quotation uses a footnote model. The writing style follows the provisions in Bibliography, but the writing of the author’s name is not reversed. The writing of the page is abbreviated into “p.”.

The writing of references based on American Psychological Association 6th Edition which is modified by Jurnal Recital Review . 

The writing guidelines are mentioned as follows: 

  1. Book

‹author’s name›, (‹the year of publication›), ‹title›, ‹the location of publication›, ‹publisher›

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Irianto, S. (2006). Memperkenalkan Studi Sosio Legal. Bandung: Yayasan Obor.

Kusnardi Muhammad., & Saragih, B. (1994). Susunan Pembagian Kekuasaan Menurut Undang-Undang Dasar 1945. Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama


  1. Article Journal

‹author’s name›, (‹year›), “‹title›”, ‹journal’s name›, ‹volume›, ‹number›, ‹month›

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Saraswati, R. (2014). Arah Politik Hukum Pengaturan Desa ke Depan (Ius Constituendum). Jurnal Masalah-Masalah HukumVol.43(No.3), pp.313-321.

Samekto, A. (2010). Pembangunan Berkelanjutan dalam Tatanan Sosial yang Berubah. Jurnal Hukum ProgresifVol.1(Issue:2), p.15.


  1. Research / Thesis Paper

‹author’s name›, (‹year of publication›), ‹title›, ‹type of publication (research/undergraduate thesis/thesis/doctoral dissertation)›, ‹institution›.

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Hidayat, A. (2006). Kebebasan Berserikat di Indonesia: Suatu Analisis Pengaruh Perubahan Sistem Politik Terhadap Penafsiran Hukum. Universitas Diponegoro.

Roisah, K. (2013). Membangun Prinsip-Prinsip Perlindungan Hukum Kekayaan Intelektual Berbasis Kearifan Lokal (Studi Perlindungan Hukum terhadap Ekspresi Budaya Tradisional Indonesia. Universitas Diponegoro.

  1. Article of a Magazine or Newspaper

‹author’s name›, (year, date of publication), ‹article’s title›, ‹name of the magazine/newspaper

The Format and Layout of the Writing:

Sukirno. (2014, Januari 16). Diskriminasi Masyarakat Adat. Harian Kompas.

Surbakti, R. (2016, September 22). Sistem Pemilu dan Konsekuensi. Harian Kompas.