Call For Papers: NLU Assam Law & Policy Review , Vol. 3, No. I, 2017

The NLUA LAW & POLICY REVIEW (NLUALPR), is a faculty edited referred Journal and included by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in its approved list of Journals (sr. no.37023 ) published bi-annually by the National Law University Assam, Guwahati.

Its primary objective is to serve an important academic forum for legal scholarship and knowledge dissemination. The review will publish scholarly articles, comments on recent decisions by courts, short notes, legislative analysis and solicit reviews of latest books from renowned connoisseurs of law. All submissions will undergo a rigorous editorial process devised to hone and strengthen tone and substance.

NLUA Assam welcomes contribution for the third Volume of the NLUA Law & Policy Review 2017 from academicians, judges, jurists, practitioners, students, activists, scholars and prominent thinkers across India and the globe.

The submission can be sent under the following category:

  • Research papers: Between 7000 and 10000 words, inclusive of footnotes.

  • Notes: Between 3000 and 5000 words, inclusive of footnotes.

  • Case/Report Comments: In between 2500- 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes.

  • Book/Reports Review: Word limit is 2000- 3000 for review of a book relevant to the themes.


Guidelines for Submissions:

  • Submissions must be emailed at nlualpr@nluassam.ac.in (preferably in docx format) along with a covering letter addressed to Dr.Topi Basar (Editor, NLUA Law & Policy Review Publication Committee).

  • 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.

  • Authors shall be required to submit an author profile, post submission of 200 words before their contribution can be considered for publication.

  • Co-authorship is allowed. Maximum number of Co-author for a submission shall only be one.

  • Authors should provide their contact details, designation and institutional affiliation in the 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 submission would 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 20th 2017.

  • Kindly note that shortlisted doesn’t mean final selection. Please note that the final selection of contributions will be made on the basis of comments received from external/Internal reviewers.

  • NLUALPR aims to publish this issue latest by September 2017.


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