Call For Papers ; RMLNLU Journal (Peer Review Law Journal)

Call For Papers ; RMLNLU Journal (Peer Review Law Journal)

Dr. Ram ManoharLohiya National Law University, Lucknow invites original manuscripts in the form of articles, essays, notes and comments on any topic of contemporary relevance in the field of law for publication in the University’s flagship RMLNLU Journal.

LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION

 30th September 2015

GUIDELINES 



  1. The final draft of the submission should be submitted in the electronic form and a hard copy of the same should also be sent via post. The hard copy of the manuscript should be sent on the following address:


Chairperson, Journal Committee

Dr. Ram ManoharLohiya National Law University

LDA Colony, Kanpur Road Scheme,

AshianaLucknow – 226012 (U.P.)

E-mail: journal@rmlnlu.ac.in



  1. The electronic submissions should be made only in Microsoft word format. Electronic copies of the submission should be e-mailed to
    journal@rmlnlu.ac.in



  1. Submissions are to be made in English language only. It should be typed in Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 line spacing.



  1. Footnoting should be in accordance with The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 19th edition. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10, single line spacing. (Example of the The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 19th edition mentioned below)



  1. The word limit for the submissions (excluding footnotes) is
  2. 5,000-10,000 for articles;
  3. 2,000- 5,000 for notes and comments
  4. upto 2, 000 for the book review.



  • The submission both in electronic and hard copy of the manuscript should be accompanied with following information:
  • Ram ManoharLohiya National Law University shall be the sole copyright owner of all the published material in the Journal.
  • The Editorial Committee of the Journal reserves the right to edit the manuscripts once it is selected for publication.
  • Title of the article
  • Author’s name
  • Designation
  • Institutional Affiliation
  • Address
  • Contact No.
  • E-mail
  • I declare that manuscript has been neither published nor submitted for publication anywhere. I/We hereby transfer the unlimited rights of publication of the above mentioned paper in whole to RMLNLU. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature
  • Signature of the Author


THE BLUEBOOK: A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF CITATION, 19TH EDITION: EXAMPLES



  • Book published by a single publisher:
  • 2 FREDERICK POLLOCK & FREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND, THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH LAW 205-06 (2d ed. 1911).
  • Book published in editions by multiple publishers:


CHARLES DICKENS, BLEAK HOUSE 49-55 (Norman Page ed., Penguin Books 1971) (1853).



  • Journal article:


Charles A. Reich, The New Property, 73 YALE L.J. 733, 737-38 (1964).

  • Newspaper article:


Ari L. Goldman, O'Connor Warns Politicians Risk Excommunication over Abortion, N.Y. TIMES, June 15, 1990, at A1.



  • Shorter work in a collection by multiple authors:


Kay Deaux& Brenda Major, A Social-Psychological Model of Gender, in THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON SEXUAL DIFFERENCE 89, 89 (Deborah L. Rhode ed., 1990).



  • Shorter work in a collection by a single author:


3 OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR., The Path of the Law, in THE COLLECTED WORKS OF JUSTICE HOLMES 291 (Sheldon M. Novick ed., 1995).



  • Unpublished manuscript:


AnatoliyBizhko, Capitalism and Democracy 25 (Feb. 29, 2000) (unpublished manuscript) (on file with author).



  • S. case:


United States v. MacDonald, 531 F.2d 196, 199-200 (4th cir. 1976), rev'd, 435 U.S. 850 (1978).



  • v. Lockwood, (1872) 99 Eng. Rep. 379 (K.B.).
  • U.K. case:
  • Consitution:


N.M. CONST. art.IV, § 7.



  • Codified statute:


Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601-9675 (2006).



  • Session law: Department of Transportation Act, Pub. L. No. 89-670, 80 Stat. 931 (1966).
  • International agreement:


Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War art. 3, Aug. 12, 1949, 6 U.S.T. 3316, 75 U.N.T.S. 135.



  • Internet document:


Elizabeth McNichol& Iris J. Lav, New Fiscal Year Brings No Relief From Unprecedented State Budget Problems, CTR. ON BUDGET & POLICY PRIORITIES, 1 (Sept. 3, 2009), http://www.cbpp.org/9-8-08sfp.pdf. Dale Fast, History of Biology and Medicine, ST. XAVIER UNIV., http://faculty.sxu.edu/~fast/general_biology/history.htm (last updated Oct. 31, 2001).



  • Short forms:


DICKENS, supra note 2. Reich, supra note 3, at 739. Id. at 74

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE

Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Gurdip Singh

Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Ram ManoharLohiya National Law University, Lucknow

Executive Editor

Dr. A. K. Tiwari

Head of the Department

Dr. Ram ManoharLohiya National Law University, Lucknow

Editorial Advisory Board

Justice A. K. Sikri

Judge, Supreme Court of India

Dr. Rajeev Dhawan

Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Justice D. Y. Chandrachud

Chief Justice, Allahabad High Court

Prof. Ranbir Singh

Vice-Chancellor, NLU, Delhi

Justice V. P. Vaish

Judge, Delhi High Court

Prof. P. S. Jaswal

Vice-Chancellor, RGNUL, Patiala