Call for Papers: Journal of Law and Public Policy 2017, Special issue on “Uniform Civil Code”

Aishwarya Dhakarey

5 Feb 2017 3:20 PM GMT

  • Call for Papers: Journal of Law and Public Policy 2017, Special issue on “Uniform Civil Code”
    About the Journal

    Journal of Law and Public Policy  is  a  peer-reviewed,  interdisciplinary  Journal,  published  by  the  National Law  School  of  India University,  Bengaluru.  JLPP  aims  to  be  a  forum  that  encourages  and  engages  students,  Academicians, Administrators, Practitioners and Research Scholars to come together for the cause of continuing Legal education, with special focus on law and public policy. The  JLPP  solicits  submissions  for  its  fourth  issue  to  be  launched  in  June  2017.

    Themes for Submission

    Original  unpublished research  papers  are  invited  in  the  area  of  Uniform  Civil  Code  and  any  of  the  following  sub  themes; Common civil code/law v/s Uniform civil code; Uniform civil code: from status to contracts; Uniformity or pluralism; UCC, Constitution of India and Constitutionalism; UCC, Multi culturalism and secularism;

    The Jurisprudence on Uniform Civil Code; Uniform Civil Code and conflict of Personal Laws; UCC and Human Rights; Gender equality and family law; Uniform Civil Code in Comparative International Law; and any other related themes.


    The  deadline  for  accepting submissions  is  March  31st,  2017

    Submission mode

    Submissions are to  be  made  only  in electronic  form.  The  same  may  be  emailed  to   (in  MS  Word  format)  along  with  a covering  letter  addressed  to  Dr.Sairam  Bhat  (Coordinator  &  Chief  Editor,  Journal  of  Law  and  Public Policy,(2017). The covering letter should include the author’s contact information and a  short  abstract that  outlines  the  main  questions  or  themes  addressed  in  the paper.

    Word Limit

    Word Limit mentioned below would be considered including footnotes.

    • Articles- not exceeding 8,000 words

    • Short Articles- not exceeding 5,000 words

    • Case Commentaries- not exceeding 2500 words


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