Focus and Scope

The Philippine Journal of Criminal Justice Research and Research (PJCJR) is the flagship journal of the College of Criminal Justice of the Our Lady of Fatima University (OLFU). The PJCJR is dedicated to provide discussion on the overall criminal law and justice system for researchers, academe including students, and practitioners. The PJCJR envisions the journal as source of communication and forum among the field of Criminal Justice.


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

The PJCJR employs a double-blind peer review wherein both the authors and invited reviewers remain anonymous throughout the process.  The PJCJR values the contribution of peer reviewers in ensuring the scientific relevance, ethical soundness, and appropriateness to the Journal’s aims and scope of the manuscript, thus suggest improvements and recommendations. Results may be conditional acceptance on minor revision and revise and resubmit for major revision, which authors need to comply. The editor-in-chief has the authority regarding the final disposition of a manuscript.


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.