Call for Papers: Judge Made Law for Effective Policing

15/5/2016The Police is a key agency of the Criminal Justice administration and responsible for performing multi-facet functions such’ as’ the prevention of crime, maintenance of law and order, conduct of investigation of crimes, production of under trials before the Courts and post sentence surveillance over the criminals: etc. In view of the functional’ peculiarities the Police tends to become the frontal’ formal agency to come in contact, with the raw realities a/crime including the accused and the victims.

The Police, functions within the legal framework of the Constitutional and the Municipal Laws that comprise mainly of the Constitution of India, 1950, The Code of criminal Procedure, 1973, the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 and the Police Act etc. Apart of it Supreme Court Judgments also play vital role. Judgments of the Supreme Court of India which are accorded the highest precedential value in terms of the Article 141 of the Constitution which reads : The Law declared by the Supreme Court shall be binding on all courts within’ the Territory of India”. Thus for all the courts as well as, other State agencies, the Supreme court, rulings, constitute the binding law, violation of which can ‘entail contempt proceedings. Similarly, for the concerned State the judgements of the relevant High Court constitute the binding law.

All this accords to the large number of Supreme Court and High Court rulings relating to the various aspects of Police functioning immense significance not only for the legal professionals, but also for the rank and file of the Police Force. This book is proposed to design for reference of police officer in terms of judicial pronouncements.


Professors, Researchers, Practitioners and Law Students are invited to submit Chapters. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind peer review basis. Authors are encouraged to include original works.

Authors are requested to submit their manuscript electronically on or before 15/05/2016. In case you have questions after studying this document, please contact at  or +91-7728891688


Each article must discuss/analyse under mention topic/s with latest judicial (landmark Supreme Court and High Court judgments) and legal position.


  1. Important Rules of the Supreme Court and High Court related to FIR, Arrest, Custody, Bail, Search and seizure, Hostile Witnesses, Interrogation, Handcuffing and Security, Remand, Charge-Sheet, Intervention by the Magistrate or the Executive etc.
  2. Territorial Jurisdiction and powers of investigation, Procedure to be followed when arresting a person outside state
  3. Court Rulings related to investigation of cases
  4. Provisions regarding medical examination of accused / Victim
  5. Role of police in civil matters
  6. Role of police in high profile crimes
  1. Evidentiary Issues: Recording of Confessions, Confessions under the Influence of Police, Recording of Dying Declaration, Police as Witness-Trap Witness etc, Use of Case Diary in Trial, Evidentiary value of Site Plan, surveillance, phone tapping
  1. Court rulings related to use of Forensic Science in Investigation of cases with special reference to polygraph, Narco-analysis, DNA, and Cyber Forensics etc.
  2. Other rulings related to Power of Police Surveillance, Sanction of Route for religious procession, Permission to organize Public Meeting, Licensing places of Public Entertainment, Directions for providing Police Security, Limitation incompliant/Suit against Police personal, Regulating Horse-racing and Gaming, etc.
  3. Courts on Police Reforms in India
  4. Police atrocities and fake encounters
  5. Human Rights of Police and Judiciary
  6. Other relevant aspects covering objective of book which is not covered above




These guidelines are intended to help you with the preparation of your manuscript.

  1. Abstract: All the entries should be accompanied by an abstract which should not exceed 200 words, Font size 10.
  2. Key words:At least five key words must be mentioned in all the entries.
  3. Main text: Manuscript length should be of 8000 to 10000 words (Exclusive of footnotes and abstract). Times New Roman, Font size 12, 1.5 spacing, Justified, with a margin of an inch on all sides.
  4. Foot note: Times New Roman, Font size 10. Both single authored and Co-authors (a maximum of two authors) entries will be accepted. Blue book citation style
  5. Submission declaration– Submission of an chapter implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere including electronically in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the copyright-holder.
  6. Plagiarism– The authors are required to take special care in citing all the sources that they will refer to in their submissions. Submission of a chapter implies that the work is original and not plagiarized in any manner. If any plagiarism shall be found only author/s of chapter will be responsible.
  7. Contributors- All authors must have materially participated in the research and/or article preparation. The statement that all authors have approved the final article should be true and included in the disclosure.


  • Publisher Details: The book shall be published by Manakin Press, an International Publisher having ISBN.
  • No hidden fees for Publication
  • E-reprint of Chapter shall be provided to contributor/s
  • One copy of the book shall be provided to contributor with 50% of discount.



Editor of Book


Dr. Mithilesh Narayan Bhatt

Assistant Professor of Law,

Department of Law,

Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice,

Opp. Gramin (Rural) Police Line, Daijar, Jodhpur- 342304


Bluebook (19th ed.) Citation Format Examples

  1. Book published by a single publisher:


  1. Book published in editions by multiple publishers:

CHARLES DICKENS, BLEAK HOUSE 49-55 (Norman Page ed., Penguin Books 1971) (1853).

  1. Journal article:

Charles A. Reich, The New Property, 73 YALE L.J. 733, 737-38 (1964).

  1. Newspaper article:

Ari L. Goldman, O’Connor Warns Politicians Risk Excommunication over Abortion, N.Y. TIMES, June 15, 1990, at A1.

  1. Shorter work in a collection by multiple authors:

Kay Deaux & Brenda Major, A Social-Psychological Model of Gender, in THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON SEXUAL DIFFERENCE 89, 89 (Deborah L. Rhode ed., 1990).

  1. Shorter work in a collection by a single author:

3 OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR., The Path of the Law, in THE COLLECTED WORKS OF JUSTICE HOLMES 291 (Sheldon M. Novick ed., 1995).

  1. Unpublished manuscript:

Anatoliy Bizhko, Capitalism and Democracy 25 (Feb. 29, 2000) (unpublished manuscript, on file with author).

  1. U.S. case:

United States v. MacDonald, 531 F.2d 196, 199-200 (4th cir. 1976), rev’d, 435 U.S. 850 (1978).

  1. U.K. case:
  2. v. Lockwood, (1872) 99 Eng. Rep. 379 (K.B.).
  3. Constitution:

N.M. CONST. art. IV, § 7.

  1. Codified statute:

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601-9675 (2000).

  1. Session law:

Department of Transportation Act, Pub. L. No. 89-670, 80 Stat. 931 (1966).

  1. International agreement:

Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War, art. 3, Aug. 12, 1949, 6 U.S.T. 3316, 75 U.N.T.S. 135.

  1. Internet document:

George McCarthy et al., The Economic Benefits and Costs of Homeownership (Jan. 1, 2001),

  1. Short forms:

DICKENS, supra note 2.

Reich, supra note 3, at 739.

Id. at 740.

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