Call for Papers : Jindal Law Quarterly (Vol 1 : Issue 2)

Call for Papers : Jindal Law Quarterly (Vol 1 : Issue 2)

Jindal Global Law School, part of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is inviting papers for the inaugural issue of its Student-Edited Jindal Law Quarterly (the JLQ), formerly known as Jindal Law Journal. The JLQ is JGLS' flagship Student-Edited Law Quarterly inviting submissions, in the form of articles, case comments and op-eds, on a quarterly basis. It aims to provide a platform to the larger epistemic community to engage in cutting-edge contemporary legal research. It invites academics, lawyers, and students, to submit original and unpublished articles and/or case comments for its inaugural issue.

IMPORTANT DATES

 February 28, 2016, 11:59 PM  IST

TOPICS

Submissions are invited on any relevant contemporary legal issue, illustratively touching upon issues on following :-



  1. Constitutional Law (ex: NJAC debate),
  2. Information Technology (ex: Net Neutrality),
  3. Intellectual Property Rights (ex: Pharmaceutical Patents),
  4. Competition Law (ex: Legislations and Bills Guidelines 2015),
  5. Insurance Law (ex: Re-Insurance),
  6. Taxation Law (ex: GST Bill),
  7. Procedural Law (ex: Rape Examination),
  8. Administrative Law (ex: Quasi-Judicial institutions),
  9. Human Rights Law (ex: Acid Attacks),
  10. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ex: Arbitration Ordinance 2015) and
  11. Contract Law (ex: Digital Contracts), or
  12. on any other legal domain


GUIDELINES

The following Guidelines of Submissions must be adhered to:



  1. Authorship – Both Individual as well as co-authored entries are permitted. Multiple entries may be submitted.
  2. Word Limits –


    (a) Articles: 3000 to 5000 words excluding footnotes

    (b) Case Comments: 1000 to 2000 words excluding footnotes

    (c) Op-eds: 1000 words



  1. Formatting Specifications –


    (a) Citation Style: Any uniform system of citation is recommended.

    (b) Mode of Submissions: Electronically via a word-file file

    (c) Paper Size: A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)

    (d) Margins: Type within the dimensions of 1-inch (2.54 cm) margins top/bottom and left/right

    (e) Line-Spacing: Single line spacing

    (f) Title: The Title of the Article/Case/Op-ed should be in Upper Case, centered in Times New Roman, bold font size 18 point. There should be a 6pt spacing between the title and the authors.

    (g) Author: Author(s) name(s) should be typed in Upper Case, centered in Times New Roman, bold font size 11 point

    (h) Font: The body of the Paper/Case Note should be in Times New Roman throughout



  1. Cover Letter – Authors must provide a brief biodata including their Designation(s), Institutional Affiliation(s) and Contact Detail(s)
  2. Submission – Authors must submit their papers/case comments to jlq@jgu.edu.in by February 28, 2016, 11:59 PM IST with the subject line in the following format: Submission – [Name of Author] – Vol. 1 Issue 2


EDITORIAL BOARD



  1. Prabhakar Singh (Faculty Advisor)
  2. Prateek Chakraverty (Editor)
  3. Rishi Raju (Managing Editor)


Sub-Editors



  1. Aishwarya Singh
  2. Navya Alam
  3. Pujita Makani
  4. Raveena Sethia


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