|Djokosoetono Research Center|
Djokosoetono Research Center (DRC) is a research centre which dedicated to study the history, development, operations and effects of legal systems, and the legal policies. The DRC has a vision to be a nationally and internationally legal research. It also has a vision to be regarded as a centre for high level training and supervision of students undertaking doctorates and other research degrees. The DRC is an institution within the Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia and has strong links to other departments and institutes in the University of Indonesia and beyond.
The DRC will have full-time research staffs, representing a range of disciplines, among others: criminal law and criminal procedure, constitutional and administrative law, private and business law, international law, Islamic law, and Law and Society. The interaction of different disciplines, research staff from different backgrounds will produces a stimulating environment in a collegial atmosphere. In addition to research staff, the DRC will have a group of Associate Research Fellows who are usually employed elsewhere but spend time at the Centre or are engaged in joint research with its members. Associates contribute to the research and related activities of the DRC.
The core activity of the DRC is to conduct and publish original research. The emphasis is the normative and empirical study of different areas of law. The main areas of research will include: public law, public administration, the state and the citizen; the social foundations of public law; dispute resolution, law in transition societies; regulation in various contexts; environmental law; media law and regulation; civil justice; courts and public policy. While these areas of study are diverse, the methodology by which they are studied is similar.
The main aims of the Centre are: to undertake legal research, to foster legal research and scholarship in Indonesia, and to enhance the legal research skills of academic staff and postgraduates through the provision of research training program.