About the Journal

The International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Law Journal is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year, with a dedicated mission of publishing manuscripts on legal issues and developments relating to any area of Civil and Shari'ah and laws. The journal welcomes original works based on high quality researches. 

The Journal considers three types of contributions: articles reporting findings of original research; case notes analyzing current and landmark decisions of domestic and international courts and tribunals; and book reviews commenting on recently published law books. 

The IIUM Law Journal is indexed in MyCite as well as Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index).


The Journal is committed to fostering a deeper comprehension of the harmonization methodologies between Islamic law and civil law, as well as promoting comparative legal scholarship. Coverage will include but is not limited to issues surrounding the following key areas:

  • Public Law:
    • Criminal Law
    • Constitutional Law
    • Administrative Law
    • Environmental Law
    • Public International Law

  • Private Law:
    • Business Law
    • Corporation Law
    • Family Law
    • Consumer Law
    • Torts
    • Information Technology/Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property Rights Law
    • Private International Law

  • Shariah Law:
    • Islamic Jurisprudence
    • Islamic Banking and Finance Law
    • Islamic Family Law
    • Islamic International Law
    • Islamic Inheritance Law
    • Islamic Judiciary and Fatwa
    • Takaful



The IIUM Law Journal is committed to meeting high standards of ethical behaviour at all stages of the publication process. In our Code of Publication Ethics, available at the website, we set out general expectations for authors, editors, and reviewers of our Journal.