Call for Papers; Journal of Legal Research and Analysis (JLRA)

Sukriti Singh

4 Oct 2015 4:35 AM GMT

  • Call for Papers; Journal of Legal Research and Analysis (JLRA)

    Journal of Legal Research and Analysis (JLRA) has invited submissions for its Vol. 1 Issue 2 from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from and within the legal community.

    Nature of Submissions

    1. Articles (3000-5000 words, inclusive of footnotes): Articles must provide a complete
      analysis of the area of law which the author seeks to highlight. It must contain a comprehensive study of the existing law, indicating the lacunae therein, and must contain an attempt to suggest possible changes which can address the said lacunae.
    2. Essays (2000- 3000 words exclusive of footnotes): An essay is more adventurous as it challenges existing paradigms/norms and provides a fresh outlook to common problems.
    3. Legislative and Policy Review (2000-3000 words): A critical analysis of any legislation or
      policy in India. Advocacy for need of a Law or Policy or Amendments in any Law or Policy
      in India.
    4. Book Reviews (1500-2000 words, inclusive of footnotes):
      Book Reviews may be solicited
      and unsolicited pieces which critically examine a book released within the two years preceding
      the release of the current issue of the ESLJ.
    5. Legislative Comments (2000 – 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes): The legislation should
      be analyzed with a view to provide the background, objectives and main provisions of the
      legislation to the readers. The comments must be objective in reporting facts and

    Submission Guidelines

    1. An abstract of the submission written in not more than 250 words must be submitted along with the contribution.
    2. All submissions should be made MS Word (*.doc or *.docx) electronically at along with the following information:
      Name of the Author
      Position/Year of Study
      Author Contact Information

    Formatting Guidelines

    1. The submission shall be in MS Word format strictly.
    2. The Main Text font shall be in Times New Roman of font size 12, with Spacing of 1.5.
    3. The footnotes to be in Times New Roman of font size 10, with Spacing 1.
    4. End notes are not to be used.
    5. FOOTNOTES: Font – Times New Roman; Font size -10; Spacing – Every Footnote shall be
      single spaced, but there shall be double spacing between two different Footnotes.
    6. Citation Format: Citations included in the submitted articles should conform to ‘SILC:
      Standard Indian Legal Citation’.

    Last date for submission of contributions: 31st October, 2015.

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