NLSIU e-Journal on Environmental Law Policy and Development (Issue 3): Call for Papers
e-Journal on Environmental Law Policy and Development (JELPD) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal, jointly published by the Commons Cell and the Centre for Environmental Law Education, Research and Advocacy (CEERA), a research wing on Human Rights and Environment, at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, on its website www.nlsenlaw.org.
JELPD aims to be a forum that involves, promotes and engages students, scholars and anyone interested in environmental law, to express and share their ideas and opinions. The Journal also plans to feature guest articles by eminent scholars as well as articles by students, thereby providing an interface for the two communities to interact.
Submissions under the following categories are welcome:
- Articles (Long Articles: between 8,000 - 10,000 words including footnotes and Short Articles: between 5,000 - 6,000 words including footnotes)
- Book Reviews (1,000 - 2,000 words including footnotes)
- Case Commentaries (1,000 - 3,000 words including footnotes)
- Comments / Articles on Policies / Documents / Draft Bills / Law Commission Reports / Committee Reports (3,000 - 5,000 words including footnotes).
- Submissions are to be made only in electronic form. They are to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Details about the author, including qualifications and institutional affiliations, if any, are to be detailed in the covering letter.
- Only original work needs to be sent. It is presumed that, once the work has been sent, that it is the original work of the author so named and that it has not been published anywhere else.
- All work needs to be sent in MS Word format (.doc or .docx)
- The author should maintain a uniform mode of citation throughout the whole work
Scope and relevance:
The work must be on contemporary legal issues on environment. The language used must be formal and clear, adhering to the submissions guidelines of the journal.
The submissions received would be reviewed and the Editor(s) would determine whether the subject matter fits within the scope of the Journal and also would assess the quality of the manuscript. The decision on publication will be solely the discretion of the Chief Editor and it takes a minimum of 1 - 2 weeks after the deadline.
The last date for Submission of manuscripts is 30th November, 2015
National Law School of India University
Nagarbhavi, Bangalore - 560072
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