This Publication Ethics is a statement of the code of ethics of all parties involved in the publication process of the Communale Journal, namely the chairman, members of the editors, and authors of articles. This ethical guideline is made so that the publication of articles in the Communale Journal is carried out in an ethical (good and appropriate) and responsible manner, and complies with applicable legal norms.
Based on the applicable rules or norms, publication ethics in essence upholds three ethical values in publication, namely:
- Neutrality, i.e. free from conflicts of interest in the management of publications;
- Justice, i.e. granting authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors/writers; and
- Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publications.
Therefore, all parties involved in the publication process of the Communale Journal must adhere to this publication ethic according to their respective roles.
- The author submits an original manuscript, not a copy.
- The author is obliged to maintain the truth, benefits, and meaning of the information conveyed through the submitted manuscript so that it is not misleading.
- The author is obliged to uphold the rights, opinions or findings of others.Therefore, reference or review of the rights, opinions or findings of others relating to the manuscript of the article created needs to be carried out and must mention the source of the information.
- The author must be fully aware not to commit scientific violations, be it fabrication (creating fictitious data), falsification (changing the data as desired), and plagiarism (taking other people's words or sentences or texts without providing references to their citations) including self-plagiarism (duplicating the publication of one's own work or taking a portion of one's own published work without providing a reference to its citation).
- The author must convey the information in the manuscript using the standard language method.
- The author must ensure the names of the persons included as writers in the event that more than one author is a person who has contributed to the writing of the script.
- Authors should pay attention to the journal's policies and publication ethics, as well as follow the guidelines for writing a Communale Journal.
- The author does not enter manuscripts sent by the Communale Journalto other publication media, except after a decision has been made to return the manuscript to the author.
- Authors are collectively responsible for their articles.Therefore, authors should carefully examine the submitted manuscript at each stage and part of it to ensure the methods, analyses, and findings are accurately reported.
- The author improves the manuscript of the article in accordance with the advice of peer reviewers and editors.
- The author must notify the editor immediately if it finds errors in a submitted, received or published manuscript.
- The editor-in-chief shall process the incoming manuscript and notify the author of the correspondence the ongoing stages.
- The chief editor assesses the initial eligibility of the manuscript to continue or not in the editing process based on journal policies, publication ethics, and Communale Journalwriting instructions.
- The editor-in-chief distributes the edits to the members of the editorial board taking into account the scientific field and the burden of performance.
- The editor-in-chief selects, assigns, and appoints members of the editorial team based on their expertise.
- The editor-in-chief decides the feasibility of publishing the manuscript based on the notes of the team of editors.
- The editor-in-chief should avoid conflicts of interest in processing the manuscript of the article due to gender, ethnicity, religion, race, and class identity.
- The editor-in-chief guarantees the confidentiality of the manuscript of the article at the time of editing except for academic or scientific purposes, and does not abuse it for personal gain.
- The editor-in-chief is responsible for the publication process of the Communale Journal.
Board of Editors
- Editors correct and assess manuscripts so that they are worthy of review of their substance based on journal policies, publication ethics, and Communale Journalwriting instructions.
- Editors correct manuscripts by paying attention to scientific and standard writing methods.
- Editors ensure that citations and reference writing are in accordance with the style of the Communale Journal
- Editors should avoid conflicts of interest in correcting article manuscripts due to gender, ethnicity, religion, race, and class identity.
- The editor guarantees the confidentiality of the manuscript of the article at the time of editing except for academic or scientific purposes, and does not misuse it for personal gain.
- Peer reviewers review the manuscript of the article and provide comments on its content based on journal policies, publication ethics, and Communale Journal writing instructions.
- The peer reviewer assesses the possibility of publication of the manuscript of the article being examined (accepted, accepted with minor revision, accepted with major revision, or rejected) based on journal policy, publication ethics, and writing instructions of Law: Law Journal.
- Peer reviewers should avoid conflicts of interest in examining and assessing article manuscripts due to gender, ethnicity, religion, race, and class identity.
- The peer reviewer guarantees the confidentiality of the article manuscript at the time of review except for academic or scientific purposes, and does not abuse it for personal use