Indian Law Review (Vol.VII): Call for Papers
National Law Institute University, Bhopal is pleased to announce the call for papers for the Vol.VII of the Indian Law Review.
Indian Law Review invite articles, notes, case, comments, book reviews on contemporary legal issues or legal policy from jurists faculty and students of law Universities / Departments in India and abroad for the 'Indian Law Review'.
The Indian Law Review aims at providing an anvil on which the legislations, judgments and legal policies are discussed and given a desired and fruitful shape with a holistic approach to serve the cause of justice. The Indian Law Review seeks to publish legal writings of scholarly nature. Clarity of thought and expression is mandatory. The interdisciplinary approach on legal issues from specialists of other disciplines is also welcome.
Though there are no hard and fast rules, the editorial policy suggests that generally the articles will be 8,000 - 10,000 words which will either develop a theory or applied law on research findings.
A comment is a shorter version of 4,000 - 5,000 words which discusses a legal issue, case law or legal policy expressing comment on the flaw (if any) and offering a right (in the opinion of the author) direction on the highlighted issue.
Notes and reviews are of descriptive summary of a judgment, new legislation, and legal policy with contemporary importance in social or legal context. A book review also falls in the same category. The purpose of notes and reviews is to acquaint the reader with the contemporary developments in the legal field.
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The Indian Law Review intends to publish only the original contributions from the legal scholars, jurists and students on variety of legal issues. Each write up shall be enclosed with an undertaking that the contribution is the author's original work and has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere or not the repetition of the published work with incremental changes. NLIU doesn't hesitate to initiate legal action in cases of plagiarism.
The copy right of the published articles is deemed to be assigned to the National Law Institute University, Bhopal. However, for non-commercial purposes the use of published material is not prohibited. Proper acknowledgement and intimation to NLIU is least expected and will be highly appreciated.
The University / Editorial Board shall not be responsible for the views / opinions of the authors in the Indian Law Review. The National Law Institute University need not subscribe to the views / opinions expressed by the authors. They shall be considered personal views and / or opinions of the author(s) concerned.
All articles, comments and reviews, whether solicited or unsolicited, will be reviewed by the Editorial Board and the decisions of the Editorial Board shall be final. Any changes or suggested made by the Editorial Board are intended only to further refine the ideas advanced by the author and not to replace them.
The Editorial Board will try to reach the author whether suggested changes should be made or not and the author's opinion will be given due respect. Authors are requested to verify the references, and quotations before submitting their manuscripts. Please also send an abstract of one paragraph of the article. The soft-copy should be addressed to The Editor, Indian Law Review, National Law Institute University, Kerwa Dam Road, Bhopal - 462 044 (M.P.).
The last date for submission of soft copy is 15th November, 2015. Manuscripts should be send firstname.lastname@example.org cc to email@example.com. The submissions received after the due date may be considered for the next issue.
Dr. S. Surya Prakash
Professor of Law
Phone: +91-98933 38967
The Editor, Indian Law Review,
National Law Institute University,
Kerwa Dam Road, Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh - 462 044
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