Editorial Independence

Lack of Interference With Editorial Decisions

Editorial independence is of utmost importance and the Faculty of Sharia, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ponorogo as the owner does not interfere with editorial decisions. The relationship between Journal Editors-in-Chief and Owners in this journal adopts the World Association of Medical Editors’ definition of editorial freedom, which holds that editors-in-chief have full authority over the entire editorial content of their journal and the timing of publication of that content. All articles published by Justicia Islamica are peer-reviewed and assessed by our independent editorial boards, and the Faculty of Sharia, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Ponorogo staff are not involved in decisions to accept manuscripts. When making an editorial decision, we expect the editorial team to make their decision based only upon:

The suitability of selected reviewers;
Adequacy of reviewer comments and author response;
Overall scientific quality of the paper.
In our journal are informed of the mission to make science and research findings open and accessible as widely and rapidly as possible.

Editors and Editorial Staff as Authors

Editorial staff or editors shall not be involved in processing their own academic work. Submissions authored by editorial staff/editors will be assigned to at least two independent outside reviewers. Decisions will be made by other Editorial Board Members who do not have a conflict of interest with the author.