NILS Law Review: Call for Papers

NILS Law Review: Call for Papers

The Network for International Law Students (NILS) is an International, non political, non profit making organization. The organization is operated by and for students seeking to promote legal awareness amongst the people and aspires to encourage communication and cooperation amongst law students and lawyers internationally and seeks contribution to legal education, promotion of social responsibility in the field of law,  increasing  opportunities for students to learn about other cultures  and  legal  systems  worldwide, and  publicizing  educational and  career  opportunities in law.

The events and activities of NILS comprise of a large variety of projects  as  well  as  academic  and  professional events  that  are  organized  to  meet  the  vision of NILS and in order to provide our members, opportunities to enhance their  skills  and  to  interact  with  each  other.  Furthermore  NILS provides  law  students  opportunities  to  develop  their  skills  through  our  traineeship programme as  well as  through  our  publications.

The NILS invites submissions for their annual law review names “NILS Law Review”. NILS Law Review (Vol. 1) is a peer-reviewed, double-blind journal. It is to be released in association with Indian National Bar Association (INBA) on the 26th of November, 2014 amidst the National Law Day 2014 celebration in Hotel Suryaa, New Delhi.

Topics



  1. The topics for the law review are as follows:
  2. International Human Rights Law
  3. International Humanitarian Law
  4. Intellectual Property Rights
  5. Trade Policy & Regulations
  6. Trade Secrecy Law
  7. Asia Currency Union
  8. Supra State Entities: EU and  Beyond
  9. Trans Pacific Partnership  Agreement
  10. Alternative Dispute Resolution
  11. Maritime Law


And any other topics of contemporary and international relevance

Word Limit

5,000 words (exclusive of footnotes) in case of Articles

2,500 words (exclusive of footnotes) in case of Case Notes

1,500 words (exclusive of footnotes) in case of Book Reviews

Submission Guidelines



  1. All manuscripts must be submitted in electronic format only.
  2. All manuscripts submitted shall accompany;

    1. A covering letter with the Name(s) of the Author(s), Institution/Affiliation, the Title of the manuscript and contact information viz. Email ID and Mobile number.
    2. An undertaking as to the work submitted is genuine and the author is the original owner of the work, and the same is not published anywhere before.
    3. An abstract of not more than 300 words describing the submission.


  3. Electronic submissions shall be made in Word Format (.doc)/(.docx) only.
  4. No biographical information or references, including the name(s) of the author (s), affiliation(s) and acknowledgements should be included in the text of the manuscript, file name or document properties. All such information may be incorporated in the covering letter accompanying the manuscripts.
  5. The main text of the paper should be in font size 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing and footnotes in font size 10, Times New Roman, 1.0 line spacing. Legal maxims should be in italics.


Last date of Submission

The submissions must be e-mailed to vppublications@thenils.org with the subject ‘Submission for NILS Law Review Vol. 1 – Author/s name –Institution’ by September 15, 2014.

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