Indian Journal of Law and Technology (Volume 11): Call for Papers
The Indian Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to invite submissions for its 11th Volume due to be published in 2015.
The journal is a student-run open-access law journal, published annually by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India (NLSIU). It is a matter of great pride for us that IJLT is the first and only law journal in India dedicated exclusively to the law and technology interface. It is dedicated to provide an exclusive law and technology interface and its issues in past have featured articles by distinguished luminaries in this area.
All submissions which deal with any broad area of law and technology are welcomed. In the past, the Journal has carried submissions in the areas of: hard and soft intellectual property rights, data protection, cloud computing, pharmaceuticals and access to medicines, intermediary liability, privacy rights, free-speech and openness, telecommunications policy and regulation, media and entertainment law in the digital age, technology, innovation and competition.
This list is however, merely illustrative and we are happy to discuss other areas of interest as well. We generally encourage submissions with a developing country perspective or a comparative approach that benefits the developing world.
Word limit and footnoting style:
Submissions may be made in any of these categories:
- Articles (5,000-15,000 words)
- Short Articles (within 5,000 words)
- Essays (3,000 words)
The above limits are exclusive of footnotes. We are also open to discussing potential submissions that are substantially longer or shorter. Please get in touch with us for further information and to discuss any such proposals you may have. However, please note that we do not accept unsolicited book reviews.
Any footnoting style may be adopted as long as it is internally consistent.
We only accept previously unpublished submissions. All submissions will be subject to a plagiarism check.
Format of Submission:
Please send in your submissions in MS Word (*.doc or *.docx) to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the following information:
- Name of the Author
- Position/Year of Study
- Author Contact Information
The submissions must also contain an abstract of the submission written in not more than 200 words.
Although we accept submissions on a rolling basis, the first deadline for submissions will be 28th February, 2015. We will announce further deadlines on a necessity basis.
The Editorial Board,
Indian Journal of Law and Technology