Articles (5000 - 15000 words, including footnotes)
The articles category is designed to include both short and long works to provide an opportunity for all those interested in law, whether as academics, research scholars, practitioners or students, to keep abreast with new ideas and the progress of legal reform. The research articles should contain a comprehensive study and should provide a sustained analysis of various legal topics. The author’s stand on the issue(s) should be expressed with clarity.
All articles should be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 250 words.
Short Notes and Comments (2000 - 3000 words, including footnotes)
An important feature of
is the ‘Notes and Comments’ section, in which the authors analyse recent judicial decisions, new legislation, and current law reform proposals. Short notes should be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 200 words.
Book reviews (2000-2500 words, including footnotes)
will also assess recently published books in every issue. The books are selected keeping in mind that one of the mandates of
NLUJ Law Review
is to promote quality scholarship especially of young Indian academics and scholars whether based in India or abroad whose works are often given lesser credit then they deserve in the Indian legal academia. The book review shall entail an examination of ideas promoted by the author of the book from the point of view of originality, extent of analysis, and tenability.
Authors shall make all submissions (articles, book reviews and notes/comments) in Word format (‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’) as an e-mail attachment to email@example.com, with the subject ‘Submission of manuscript’. PDF/other formats will not be accepted.
The main text of the paper should be in font size 12, Garamond, 1.5 line spacing and footnotes in font size 10, Garamond, 1.0 line spacing. Legal maxims should be in italics.
Deadline: The submissions must reach latest by 31
Text and citations should conform to A Uniform System of Citation (19th ed. 2010) (“The Bluebook”). Footnotes are strongly preferred over endnotes.
Co-authoring of papers is permissible only for ‘Articles’. Co-authored papers/papers with multiple authors should not exceed more than two authors.
All works must be original and unpublished. The submissions should not be plagiarized wholly or in part from any sources.