NLUA Law Review is Peer Review Journal. The Journal will be running under the faculty advisory committee of NLU Assam. This is one of the flagship journals of National Law University, Assam. It is a bi-annual, student-edited journal focusing on inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches towards legal writing.
The Journal aims to publish articles, case comments, book reviews on all aspects of law and related issues. Here the special emphasis is placed on contemporary legal studies along with its foundational philosophical thoughts. Further believing in fact that NLUA LAW REVIEW is only of its kind in the region, hence the legal issues related to North East Region are cordially invited.
The Journal aims at giving the opportunity to legal academia, research scholars, students, advocates and activists working for enhancement of legal scholarship. Hence, the Journal will serve as the platform for innovative thought sharing and will aim at contributing in dynamic growth of legal knowledge. Here participants can discuss/analyse the new contemporary legal changes in Law in the form of articles, cane notes, review articles etc.
CATEGORIES FOR SUBMISSION
The Editorial Committee of NLUA Law Review is inviting quality research papers from :
Ø Academicians and professionals (inter-disciplinary with law);
Ø Judges and Advocates;
Ø Research Scholars; and
Ø Students, if the editorial board deems it fit to be an extraordinary scholastic work.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS
HEADINGS SHOULD FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING STANDARD:
Submissions must be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org (preferably in .docx format)along with a covering letter addressed to Dr. DiptimoniBaruah (Faculty Advisor,NLUA Law Review Publication Committee 2015-2016). The covering letter shouldinclude the author’s contact information and a short abstract (250-300 words) thatoutlines the main questions or themes addressed in the paper.
Authors shall be required to submit an author profile, post submission of 200 wordsbefore their contribution can be considered for publication.
The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any form of plagiarism willlead to disqualification.
Submitted entries must not have been sent for consideration at any other place forpresentation or publication.
Co-authorship is allowed. Maximum number of Co-author for a submission shall onlybe one.
Authors should provide their contact details, designation and institutional affiliation inthe covering letter for the submission.
Footnotes must conform to the Standard Indian Legal Citation Manual (SILC),
Rules of legal citation (Latest edition attached).
Copyright of all entries shall exclusively vest with NLU Assam. The submissionwould imply that the author has assigned such rights to NLU Assam.
All submissions will go through an initial round of scrutiny and shortlisted contributors will be informed by July 25, 2015.
Please note that the final selection of contributions on the basis of comments received from external reviewers. The selected contributors are to incorporate the feedback. The aim to publish this issue is in August 2015. A hard copy of this issue as well as a letter of acknowledgement will be sent to each contributor.
COMPOSITION OF THE NLUA LAW REVIEW PUBLICATION COMMITTEE :
Chief Patron :
Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court
Prof.(Dr.) Vijender Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, National Law University,
Assam Faculty Advisors :
Dr. DiptimoniBaruah, Associate Professor of Law
Mr. Sachin Sharma, Assistant Professor of Law
Ms. NamrataGogoi, Assistant Professor of History