Call for Papers - NLU Assam Law & Policy Review

National Law University Assam welcomes contribution for the Second Volume of the NLUA Law & Policy Review 2015 from academicians, judges, jurists, practitioners, students, activists, scholars and prominent thinkers across the globe.

The NLUA LAW & POLICY REVIEW (NLUALPR), is peer reviewed Journal published bi-annually by the National Law University Assam, Guwahati. It is a faculty run bi-annual Refereed Journal whose primary objective is to serve an important academic forum for legal scholarship.

The submission can be sent under the following category:



  1. Research papers: Between 7000 and 10000 words, inclusive of footnotes. Papers in this category are expected to engage with the theme comprehensively, examine literature comprehensively and offer an innovative reassessment of the current understanding of that theme. It is advisable, though not necessary, to choose a theme that is of contemporary importance. Purely theoretical pieces are also welcome.
  2. Notes/Comments: Between 3000 and 5000 words, inclusive of footnotes. This section should include a thought provoking and innovative piece consisting chiefly of personal opinions and analysis.
  3. Case/Report Comments: In between 2500- 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes. This part should entail an analysis of contemporary Indian or International judicial pronouncements relevant to the themes. It must identify and examine the line of cases in which the decision in question came about, and comment on implications for the evolution of that branch of law.
  4. Book/Reports Review: Word limit is 2000- 3000 for review of a book relevant to the themes. The review should identify the relevant arguments put forth by the author and present a comprehensive analysis of the same.


Footnotes must conform to the Standard Indian Legal Citation Manual (SILC)

Submissions must be emailed at nlualpr@nluassam.ac.in or nlualpr@gmail.com (preferably in .docx format) alongwith a covering letter addressed to Dr. Naresh Kumar Vats (Editor, NLUA Law Review Publication Committee 2015-2016). The covering letter should include the author’s contact information and a short abstract (250-300 words) that outlines the main questions or themes addressed in the paper.

The Last Date for the Submission: February 22, 2016

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