Call for article@socio legal review

The Socio-Legal Review welcomes submissions on a rolling basis.

Guidelines for Submission

  1. All contributions submitted to the Journal should be original and should not be simultaneously being considered for publication elsewhere.
  2. A submission is welcome as long as it fits within the general mandate of the Journal, as described on the Home page. It may alternatively be considered for publication in the themed issue should it fit the theme decided for that year.
    1. Contributions should be mailed only in a soft copy to and, the subject of the mail being ‘Submission for Socio-Legal Review’. Biographical information is to be provided in a removable title page.
    2. The Journal accepts contributions for Articles and Short Articles. With reference to Articles, contributions should not ordinarily exceed 8000 words. With reference to Short Articles, contributions should not ordinarily exceed 5000 words. The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject without review manuscripts that exceed the word limit substantially.
    3. The Journal also accepts Book Reviews and Notes from the Field. The latter includes shorter pieces designed to provide a glimpse into a new legal strategy, political initiative or advocacy technique applied in the field, a current problem or obstacle faced in legal reform or development work, or a new issue that has not yet received much attention and needs to be brought to light. Contributions should not exceed 3000 words.
    4. The theme for 2017 volume is Crime and Society.
    5. All submissions are to be made via e-mail as .doc or .docx documents.
    6. SLR follows the Harvard Blue Book – A Uniform System of Citation (20th edn.) style of referencing. Contributors are requested to comply with the same.

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