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Call For Papers: NLIU Law Review [Volume XI Issue II]

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31 Jan 2022 5:30 PM GMT
Call For Papers:  NLIU Law Review [Volume XI Issue II]
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ABOUT THE JOURNAL The NLIU Law Review (ISSN: 2229-7952) is the flagship journal of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal. It is a peer-reviewed academic law journal, published biannually by the students of the University. The Law Review aims to promote a culture of scholarly research and academic writing by bringing to the forefront, articles on subjects of interest to the...

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

The NLIU Law Review (ISSN: 2229-7952) is the flagship journal of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal. It is a peer-reviewed academic law journal, published biannually by the students of the University. The Law Review aims to promote a culture of scholarly research and academic writing by bringing to the forefront, articles on subjects of interest to the legal profession and academia.

As of the beginning of this year, the Law Review has notably completed twelve successful years of academic publishing, with seventeen published editions. NLR has also been successfully recognised by, and indexed on, several prominent databases including Manupatra, SCC and HeinOnline.

NLIU Law Review is now accepting submissions of manuscripts for publication in Volume XI, Issue II of the Journal.

THEME

The NLIU Law Review does not restrict itself to any particular area of law and welcomes contributions from all the branches of law, as long as the work is relevant, up-to date and original.

GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

A. Types of Submissions accepted by the NLIU Law Review:

Manuscripts on any topic of contemporary legal relevance meeting the below-mentioned criteria:

● Articles: 5,000-10,000 words

● Case Notes: 2,000-5,000 words

● Legislative Comments: 1,000-3,000 words

● Book Reviews: 1,000-3,000 words

The word limit is exclusive of the abstract and the footnotes.

B. General Submission Guidelines:

● Manuscripts submitted to the Journal must not be co-authored by more than two persons. Authors are permitted to send only one submission per author or a team of co-authors.

● Manuscripts must include an abstract of 250-300 words. The abstract must highlight the structure and the essence of the manuscript.

● All submissions must be in .docx format. They must be word-processed and compatible with Microsoft Word 2007 or above.

● The manuscript should not contain any information that can be used to identify the author.

● Authors are requested to strictly adhere to our Submission Guidelines.

● All the submissions must comply with our Copyright and Open Access Policy.

● Authors shall be informed of the status of their manuscripts after every stage of review. Editorial decisions shall be based solely on review of the final manuscripts, and no requests for expedited review shall be entertained by the Board.

● Manuscripts not in conformity with the Submission Guidelines may be rejected at the sole discretion of the Editorial Board. The Editorial Board reserves the right to send the manuscripts back to the authors for any modification(s) at any stage, in the event of non-conformity with any of the submission guidelines.

C. Citation Standards:

● Citations must strictly conform to the standards laid down in the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (4th edn, 2012).

● Submissions must use only footnotes as a form of citation.

● Speaking/substantive footnotes are highly discouraged.

● SCC citations for cases must be preferred wherever available.

MODE OF SUBMISSION

All the submissions are to be made only through the electronic form available at nliulawreview.nliu.ac.in on or before 23:59 hours on February 15, 2022.

CONTACT INFORMATION

In case of any query related to the NLIU Law Review, please reach out to us at [email protected] or contact the following persons:

Utsav Garg (Editor-in-Chief) +91 9650101793

Anoushka Ishwar (Deputy Editor-in-Chief) +91 8879498658

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