Plagiarism Detection

In accordance with its publishing policies, International Journal of Medical Justice [IJMJ] obliges each manuscript to be detected for plagiarism. Therefore, the manuscripts are scanned and compared for plagiarism either by the editorial Board. Incurring fees are paid by the author(s). The matches found in each study after plagiarism detection is analysed in detail and those matches with correct reference and cross-reference are sorted. In the next step, the mistakes in the remaining matches are determined and reported to the editorial board. We also checks for self-plagiarism or redundancy therefore authors should be cautious about citing the text from their previously published works. The board, then, makes a final decision in the light of the plagiarism detection report. The author(s) may be asked to correct the mistakes listed in the report or the study may be returned to the author(s)/rejected. (Suspected plagiarism in a submitted manuscript) ( As per policy for Plagiarism Detection we follow the Guidelines laid down by UGC.

If a case of plagiarism comes to light after a paper is published, the journal will conduct a preliminary investigation. If plagiarism is found, the journal will contact the author's institute and funding agencies. The paper containing the plagiarism will also be obviously marked on each page of the PDF. Depending on the extent of the plagiarism, the paper may also be formally retracted. (Suspected plagiarism in a published article) (

International Journal of Medical Justice (IJMJ) - Plagiarism Policy


The International Journal of Medical Justice (IJMJ) is committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethical scholarship. This includes ensuring the originality of all published content. Plagiarism is a serious offense that undermines the integrity of research and scholarship. IJMJ takes a strong stance against plagiarism in all its forms.

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the unethical act of copying someone else's prior ideas, processes, results, or words without explicit acknowledgment of the original author and source. This includes:

Detection and Consequences of Plagiarism

IJMJ utilizes plagiarism detection software to screen all submitted manuscripts. Manuscripts identified with plagiarism will be subject to the following consequences:

Author Responsibilities

Authors submitting manuscripts to IJMJ are responsible for ensuring the originality of their work. This includes:


IJMJ expects all authors to adhere to the highest ethical standards. By following these guidelines, authors can help ensure the integrity of the research published in the journal.


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