CALL FOR PAPERS: DEHRADUN LAW REVIEW A Journal of Law College Dehradun

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEHRADUN LAW REVIEW A Journal of Law College Dehradun

The Journal Committee of Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University hereby invites articles/ research papers, case studies, and book reviews on the contemporary topics of law and allied inter-disciplinary subjects for publication in the Dehradun Law Review (DLR) (2019 Issue) bearing ISSN Number ISSN 2231-1157. The journal is a peer reviewed ISSN serial publication from, Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun. It showcases contemporary issues and challenges specific to law, with an inter-disciplinary approach towards assimilating knowledge. It is an endeavor of the Institute to become the beacon of legal education by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across the academia and research fraternity.

About Dehradun Law Review

Dehradun Law Review, a law journal of Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University an offshoot of Uttaranchal University, is a sincere platonic endeavor to explore new horizons of Legal Knowledge. Retrospectively, our intellectual journey which began in 2002 with the establishment of Law College Dehradun reached its practical zenith with the ultimate formation of Uttaranchal University constituted with the merger of Law College Dehradun and its sister concerns UIT and UIM vide the Uttaranchal University Act, 2012 passed by the legislative assembly of Uttarakhand. Hence the journal appears to be an exquisite example of academic symphony with the evolution of Uttaranchal University both as a concept and concrete reality.

The dynamics of socio-legal, political and economic changes taking place in the global scenario has brought symmetric changes in the hitherto existing legal paradigms. As a natural sub-theorem, it has led to new scholastic inducements for in depth analysis in the sphere of law. Matching the pace, our journal ‘Dehradun Law Review’ strenuously endeavors to assimilate changing legal perspectives both in native and global context and intends to impel intellectual fraternity to address some of the pressing legal issues which bother the civil society. Beginning from a wall and web-journal, we have published the sixth volume of the journal which is the testimony of our principled effort.

The journal received the ISSN number in 2011 which contained the lead presentation by Hon’ble Mr. Justice A. R. Laxmanan, the then Chairman of Law Commission of India. The journal ‘Dehradun Law Review’ further added feathers to its cap when its fifth and sixth volumes were released by the then Hon’ble Governor of Uttarakhand Dr. Aziz Quereshi and the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Mr. Harish Rawat respectively. It has received appreciation from across the legal spectrum of the country and abroad. Legal luminaries and intellectuals from reputed national and international universities have contributed articles to the journal providing valuable insights into various legal issues in the contemporary scenario. The Editorial Board of Dehradun Law Review is committed to constantly upgrade the quality of journal and incessantly continues to propel itself to accomplish its well cherished objective to become a reputed, refereed and peer reviewed journal benefitting the law students plus academicians in particular and society in general. We are also proud to state that this Journal is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC).

Submission Guidelines

Word Limits- The prescribed word limits for the submission of articles/research papers is 5000-6000 words including footnotes. The articles/research papers must accompany an abstract in about 150- 200 words along with a declaration that the article/research paper has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere.

Authorship- Entries can be co-authored. However, a maximum of two authors per entry is allowed. Entries from all aspects of law whether direct or applied are welcome.

Main Text- Submission must be in MS Word. Times New Roman, font size 12, spacing 1.5 and justified with a margin of 1.5 inch in left and 1.0 inch in right, top and bottom.

Foot Notes- Times New Roman, font size 10, spacing 1.0 and justified. Foot notes must be substantive.

Citation- The Blue Book: A Uniform Method of Citation, 19th Edition should be strictly followed.

Format of Submission- Please send in your submissions in MS/Open Word (*.doc OR *.docx), along with the following information: full Name of the Author and Contact Details of the Author.

Plagiarism Assessment- The DLR journal editorial board runs a plagiarism test using Uttaranchal University subscribes URKUND, an anti plagiarism software to check the documents to ensure that the manuscript does not contain any unauthorized version of someone else’s work, as per the rule under the University Grants Commission (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018.

Copyright Warning- Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University reserves copyright in all the articles/research papers published in this journal. No part of this journal can be reproduced in any form whether manual or electronic without the prior permission of Editor- in-Chief, Dehradun Law Review.

Submission- Please send original, unpublished papers to

Subscription- All correspondence related to subscription of this journal should be addressed to Editor-in-Chief, Dehradun Law Review, Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Arcadia Grant, P.O- Chandanwari, Premnagar, Dehradun (India), Pin-248007.

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Deadline- All submissions must be made on or before 11:59 p.m., July 31, 2019.


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