Author Guidelines


  1. Articles submitted should be original scientific work of the author and should not have been published or be in the process of being published elsewhere;
  2. Articles must be in accordance with the surrounding style and journal template
  3. The article emphasizes the study of Legal and Social Sciences in Democracies in general and especially in Indonesia by emphasizing existing legal theories and practices in the legal world, and most importantly that legal research does not focus on normative approaches only, can also use socio-legal approaches (see Focus and Scope);
  4. Authors should submit articles that review actual themes within the scope of Legal and social Issues with approaches to various disciplines, showing sharpness of analysis, reference updates, and no plagiarism.



  1. Articles can be written in English;
  2. According to the guidelines for submitting articles to ACADEMOS, the articles should be written on A4 paper with specific margin settings (Top: 3 cm, left: 4 cm, bottom: 3 cm, Right: 3 cm). The font used should be Book Antiqua, size 11 pt, with single spacing. Additionally, the length of the articles should range from 6 to 20 pages;
  3. Title: Especially for writing the title of the article using the Font Book Antiqua, 14 pt, Bold, Center, Capitalize Each Word, and a maximum of 20 words;
  4. Identify of Author: After writing the title of the article, the author's name is written underneath it. There should be a one-space distance between the title and the author's name. The author's name should be written without an academic degree and followed by the author's affiliation and email address;
  5. Abstract: Abstracts are written in 2 languages, namely English and Indonesian. The abstract should be written with a single space and should not exceed 200 words. It should include the background of the problems, the urgency or purpose of the writing, the research methods (for research articles), and the research results and conclusions. Additionally, the keywords consisting of 3-5 words, in alphabetical order, and separated by punctuation (,) for each word;



  1. Introduction: The introduction section of a manuscript should provide a clear explanation of the legal issue to be discussed. It should also include background information, a brief literature review to highlight previous research, the author's objectives and limitations, and the scientific significance of the study. Additionally, the introduction should address the urgency of the research and clearly state the aims and problem being investigated.
  2. Research Methods: the methodology section of a research paper should be written in a descriptive manner. It should include details about the type of research, research approach, data source, and analysis method. The author should also explain how they analyze the legal issue being studied. However, this method is optional and only applicable for original research articles, not for conceptual ideas without a specific research method.
  3. Results and Discussion: The Results and Discussion chapter is where the scientific findings of the study are presented and analyzed. It includes a descriptive, analytical, and critical discussion that is tailored to the sequence of legal issues examined in the research. The chapter also cites relevant theories from the theoretical framework and, in the case of a conceptual idea article, may contain subsections addressing specific problems in order.
  4. Conclusion: The concluding chapter of a research article summarizes the main findings and addresses the research problems discussed in the article. It should not repeat the abstract or merely describe the results. Instead, it should provide a clear explanation of the potential applications and suggestions related to the research findings, as a lack of a clear conclusion makes it challenging for reviewers and readers to evaluate the significance of the work.
  5. Acknowledgment: The "Acknowledgment" section is included in a research manuscript to express gratitude towards individuals who have provided assistance or funding for the research or publication but are not listed as co-authors.
  6. References: references are used to cite the sources that were consulted during the study. These references should primarily consist of recent publications from national and international journals, theses, dissertations, and conference proceedings. Other sources, such as books or reference materials, can make up a smaller portion of the references. Each article should include a minimum of 20 references, and they are typically organized into categories like books, journal articles, and online sources.