Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal Constitutional Review is a medium intended to disseminate research or conceptual analysis on constitutional court decisions all over the world. Articles published will be about research and conceptual analysis on constitutions, constitutional court decisions and topics on constitutional law that have not been published elsewhere. The journal is intended for experts, acadimicians, practitioners, state officials, non-governmental organisations and observers of constitutional law.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

Editor-in-Chief will assign the manuscript to Managing Editor for further handling. The Managing Editor have a right to directly accept, reject, or review according to the standard set up by Constitutional Review. Prior to further processing steps, a plagiarism check using Turnitin is applied for each manuscript. Then, the Managing Editor will request at least two scientists to review the research article manuscript. All manuscripts are subject to double-blind peer review, both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process to meet standards of academic excellence. 

The results of the review will provide consideration to decide whether the manuscripts should be accepted, revised, or rejected. The aspects that will be assessed by the reviewers are the originality of the articles, clarity of presentation, and contribution to the field.

Detailed information about the flow of the manuscript submission to the acceptance by the editor is shown in the following figure here.

Regarding the acceptance of the manuscripts, the following are decisions provided by CONSREV:

  • Accepted. The journal will publish the paper in its original form;
  • Accepted by Minor Revisions, the journal will publish the paper and asks the author to make small corrections (let authors revise with stipulated time);
  • Accepted by Major Revisions, the journal will publish the paper provided the authors make the changes suggested by the reviewers and/or editors (let authors revised with stipulated time);
  • Resubmit (conditional rejection), the journal is willing to reconsider the paper in another round of decision-making after the authors make major changes;
  • Rejected (outright rejection), the journal will not publish the paper or reconsider it even if the authors make major revisions.


Publication Frequency

Twice a year (May and December)


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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