UNDER THE GUJARAT LEGAL EDUCATION PROJECT
GUJARAT LAW JOURNAL (GLJ)
Invitation for Contribution (call for papers) 2017; Volume 3 – Issue I – 2017
Greetings from Gujarat National Law University!
The Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) has been emerged as one of the premier institutes in
India and overseas. GNLU as a center of excellence in the field of legal education with aims to impart
high quality legal education, research and professional training and serve for the society, invite
contribution from you, faculty members and students of your institution/Department/college in the
form of articles, notes and comments for its upcoming Gujarat Law Journal, Volume 3-Issue I-2017
((ISSN NO 2249-9644).
The journal is bi-annual and peer-reviewed from Gujarat National Law University. The theme of the
journal is “Ease doing business in Gujarat: Global Perspective”. The journal emphasis on
contemporary issues and challenges specific to law with an inter-disciplinary approach towards
integrating knowledge and understanding. The erudite response from legal luminaries shall be solicited
to enable the readers to explore challenges that lie before legislators, lawyers and the society at large.
The journal encourages and seeks to promote original contribution. Manuscripts should send for
publication must contain original thought and research and must not have been published earlier.
All contributions should be submitted latest by 31/3/2017.
The contribution should be accepted only in soft copy and should be sent on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The contributors are advised to refer the ‘submission guidelines’ attached herewith.
With warm regards,
Vikas H. Gandhi
Note: All contributors are requested to submit papers, Certificate, Abstract etc. ONLINE ONLY.
1. Covering Letter and Certificate: (scanned copy only)
All contributions must be accompanied by a covering letter stating the title, author’s full name, university and year of study and the author’s contact details. Only the covering letter should contain the above mentioned details and not the manuscript. All contributors must submit the Certificate of original contribution along with contribution.
The typescript should be accompanied by an abstract in about 200 words.
3. MAIN TEXT – Garamond, font size 12, 1.5 spacing, justified, with a margin left 1.5 inch
and right 1.0 inch, top 1inch and bottom 1 inch in MS word.
4. FOOT NOTES – Garamond, font size 10. Substantive foot notes are accepted.
5. CITATION -The Bluebook: A Uniform Method of Citation, 18th Edition should be strictly adhered to.
6. REFERENCES – The style of referencing should be The Oxford University Standard for
Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA)
1. JH Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History (4th edn Butterworths, London 2002) 419–21
2. ACL Davies, Perspectives on Labour Law (Law in Context Series, CUP, Cambridge 2004)
1. Andrew Ashworth, ‘Social Control and “Anti-Social Behaviour”: the Subversion of Human Rights’ (2004) 120 LQR 263, 276
2. Paul Craig, ‘ Constitutional Foundations, the Rule of Law and Supremacy’  PL 92, 96
1. C Penfold, ‘Nazis, Politics: Asserting Control over Internet Content’  2 JILT accessed 27 April 2005,
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/jilt/2001_2/penfold, accessed 27 April 2005
Length of contribution:
The length of the contribution including tables, diagrams, illustrations etc, should be maximum of 7000 words. Short communications, book reviews, case studies/executive experience sharing, etc. should not exceed 3000 words; however, the Editorial Board reserves the right to make changes to this condition.