Call for Papers: JAGRAN LAW REVIEW

 

Jagran Law Review (JLR) is an endeavour of the School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal(M.P.). It will serve as a forum for the promotion and circulation of views on contemporary legal issues.  The Journal is peer-reviewed law journal which seeks to focus on the burning issues in the legal scenario and promote interest in the same and would include review of laws and policies involved in the field. Jagran Law Review seeks to publish original and scholarly writings on any area of law. The submissions must be relevant, up to date and of interest to the academic community.

Jagran Law Review will be composed of articles, essays, case comments, legislative comments and book reviews. Its targeted audience includes law students, members of the legal profession, teachers of legal studies and other related fields. It encourages contribution from all such quarters.

Jagran Law Review(JLR) is inviting submissions for its inaugural issue which is likely to be published in January, 2017. Interested contributors/scholars are requested to send their submissions latest by 20th Oct. 2016 under the categories mentioned below. For general queries relating to your submissions, kindly write to us at <manish.yadav@jlu.edu.in>.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

NATURE OF SUBMISSIONS

Contributions for “Jagran Law Review” are solicited under the following categories:

ARTICLES:

An article is expected to include a comprehensive review of the existing law in a particular area of study, and is conservative in both choice and analysis of subject. The subject matter is expected to be dealt with in a detailed and thorough manner.

ESSAYS:

Essays are usually more adventurous, challenging existing paradigms and innovatively addressing well-known problems. It is not necessary for an essay to be as comprehensive as an article, and it is strongly recommended that essays be considerably more concise, in terms of scope and conceptualization.

CASE COMMENTS:

A study of any contemporary judicial pronouncement (Indian or foreign) and must contain its analysis, the context in which the particular judgment has been delivered, its contribution to existing law and must necessarily comment on the judicial process involved.

LEGISLATIVE COMMENTS:

This entails a critical analysis of any existing Indian legislation or proposed bills, and their constitutional implications. The analysis is expected to be original and technical in nature with specific regard to the constitutional provisions.

BOOK REVIEW:

Please note: Book Review should specify all relevant information relating to the book reviewed such as the name(s) of the author(s) and editor(s), edition of the book reviewed, year of publication, name of publisher and place of publication.

Submission Guidelines

 

The contributions should adhere to the following specifications:

WORD LIMIT:

The word limit for articles and essays is between 7,000 to 10,000 words (inclusive of footnotes), while case/legislative comments and book Reviews must be confined to less than 5,000 words.

CITATION FORMAT:

The citation format to be used is The Bluebook (18th Ed.). Speaking footnotes are not discouraged.

  FORMATTING GUIDELINES

  • Title [Times New Roman, 12 points, 1.5 line spacing, Small Caps, Bold, Underlined, Centre Aligned]
  • Abstract [Times New Roman, 11 points, Single line spacing,  Italics, Justified, Indentation 1 inch on either sides]
  • Heading Level 1 [Times New Roman, 12 points, 1.5 line spacing, Small Caps, Bold, Centre Align]
  • Heading Level  2 [Times New Roman, 12 points, 1.5 line spacing, Capitalize each word, Italics, Left Align]
  • Heading Level 3 [Times New Roman, 12 points, 1.5 line spacing, Capitalize Each Word, Left Align]
  • Main Body [Times New Roman, 11 points, 1.15 line spacing, Justified, 1 inch margins on all sides]
  • Footnotes [Times New Roman, 9 points, 1 line spacing, left aligned]

 

ABSTRACT:

Every submission must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 200 words, which outlines the area of study and any important conclusions that may be drawn by the author(s).

COVERING LETTER:

All personal details, including name, year, name of college/university, postal address, phone number and e-mail id, must be provided in a separate letter or file, and must not be mentioned in the document or file containing the submission.

SUBMISSION OF CONTRIBUTIONS:

We encourage submission of contributions electronically. Kindly attach your contributions and mark the subject line of email as “CONTRIBUTION FOR Jagran Law Review” and send it to manish.yadav@jlu.edu.in.Kindly mark a copy of the mail to dryogendra@jlu.edu.in

  1. DISCLAIMER

School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal(M.P.)reserves the right to modify the abovementioned guidelines if the need arises.

NOTE:

Contributors must fill a declaration form for originality of work, which will be mailed to them upon submission.

CONDITIONS FOR PUBLICATION:

  1. All contributions considered for publication in the Journal will be double blind-refereed.
  2. Previously published contributions or those which have been given for publication elsewhere will not be considered unless exceptional circumstances arise. Contributors are asked to confirm that a piece is being submitted exclusively to Jagran Law Review.
  3. It is the responsibility of the contributor(s) to ensure that all references, acknowledgments, citations are correct and that the submission does not contain any material that infringes copyright or any other rights of third parties and that the piece does not contain any defamatory, obscene, racially prejudicial or otherwise unlawful or litigious material.
  4. The contributor(s) grant Jagran Law Review as well as their assignee an exclusive licence to publish in hard copy as well as electronically, reproduce, sale and distribute for profitable or non-profitable purposes. The authors will not receive any royalty or share from sale proceeds however, a free copy of the specific issue will be provided to the author.

 

For Further details contact :

Dr. MANISH YADAV(LL.M,NLIU-Bhopal) Ph.D.(Energy Laws)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (LAW)

SCHOOL OF LAW

JAGRAN LAKECITY UNIVERSITY,BHOPAL

Mob. No.+91-9990270831/

 

 

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