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Call for Papers; The Indian Student Law Review (ISLR) School Of Excellence In Law, Chennai

Nikita Hora
6 Nov 2015 10:46 AM GMT
Call for Papers; The Indian Student Law Review (ISLR) School Of Excellence In Law, Chennai
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School of Excellence in Law, The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai has called for paper for “The Indian Student Law Review (ISLR)”. Journal’s ISSN is 2249-4391. The ISLR is devoted to attract quality Legal Articles from the Student’s fraternity irrespective of their legal background.


  1. Company Law
  2. Arbitration
  3. Taxation (restricted to GST, DTAA, MAT, Cross Border Mergers, CSR, BEPS, PE)


The components of the journal include:

  1. Articles
  2. Notes
  3. Book reviews

The contributions must be original and exclusive. It should not be slated for review or publication elsewhere. Mere submission of your work does not guarantee publication. The Editorial Board reserves full rights in terms of scrutinisation, selection and publication. The Contributions should strictly confine to the above laid contours.


  • The working Font is Times New Roman. The main content must be of Font Size 12. The Line Spacing shall be 1.5. The Foot Notes shall be single spaced with Font Size of 10. Argumentative and running foot notes are to be avoided.
  • The numbers in the pages shall be consecutively marked on the right side bottom of the page
  • The paper shall commence with an Abstract of maximum 250 words. 5 Key Words have to be enlisted.
  • The articles should approximately vary between 3000 words to the maximum of 5000 words including the references.
  • The Notes shall be approximately 1000 Words and shall not exceed 1500 Words.
  • The Book Reviews shall be approximately 800 Words and shall not exceed 1000 Words.
  • The contributors shall divide the papers into Sections, which also includes Sub- sections (core and allied components). A minimum of 4 components (not exceeding 6) shall be identified.
  • Quotations shall be sparingly used.UnnecessaryItalicsandBoldsshallbeavoided. Italics may be permitted for Principles/ Doctrines, Maxims, Etymology and Case Laws.
  • Avoid Capitalization as much as possible except in cases of Legal Jargons, Terms and Statutory Reference. For Example: Article, Section, Treaty, Resolution, Draft etc.
  • Abbreviations shall be used only in cases of frequent use. For Example: if ‘United Nations’ is frequently used, then it shall be abbreviated to UN (In case of popular abbreviations, the contributor is requested to adhere to the known form of abbreviation, Ex: united nations shall not be abbreviated to UniNat).
  • Punctuations should be sparingly used. Single quotation marks must be used.
  • In terms of cross references Supra and Infra can be selectively used.
  • The contributions must strictly related to verifiable data. Adequate information must 
be provided for the sources relied. In case of supportive sources due 
acknowledgment must be furnished.
  • In general, sources from newspapers and Magazines should be avoided. In select 
cases, based upon the subject requirement, it may be permitted.
  • Co-authorship of maximum two people is allowed.
  • Contributions not adhering to the above said rules shall be rejected.
  • The submissions has to be mailed at [email protected]



  1. Author, Title, Name of the Publisher: City of Publication, Edition No, Year of Publication and at Page No.

Example: R.P.Anand, New States in International Law, Hope India Publications: New Delhi, Revised Second Edition, 2008, Pg No. 10.

  1. Journals

Author, Topic, Title of Journal, Volume No, Year of Publication at Particular Pages.Example: Yogesh K Tyagi, The Concept of Humanitarian Intervention Revisited, Vol. 16, Michigan Journal of International Law, 1994-1995, Pg Nos. 883-910.

  1. Judgements

Title of Case Law, (Equivalent Citation), Page No. Para No.
Example: SuchitaSrivastava and Another v. Chandigarh Administration, (AIR 2010 SC 235), Pg No. 237, Para No. 12.

  1. Edited Books

Author, Title, (Name of the Editor), Title of the Book, Name of the Publisher: City of Publication, Edition, Year of Publication at Page No.
Example: C. G. Weeramantry, Towards More Purposeful Legal Research, in S.K.Verma and M.A.Wani (Editors), Legal Research and Methodology, Indian Law Institute: New Delhi, 2nd Edition, 2006, Pg No. 53.

  1. Newspaper Articles

Author, Title, Name of the Paper, Date of Publication, Page No.
Example: V.S.Mani, It’s Our Boat, Our Courts, The Hindu, 23rd March 2013, Pg No. 3.

  1. Documents Of International Organisations

Author (If Available), Title, Name of the Organisation, Document No., Year at Page No.Example: The Rule of Law at the National and International Levels, United Nations, A/RES/61/39, 2006 at Page No. 2.

  1. Internet Reference

Full URL (Omit Http://) with the latest date of access.
Example: (Accessed on 18 January 2015).


For all other documents follow the Official style as used in the Original.


School of Excellence in Law,
The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University,
"Poompozhil", 5, Dr. D.G.S. DinakaranSalai,
Chennai - 600 028, Tamil Nadu
Phone: 044 - 24641212
Email: [email protected]

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