The International Review of Human Rights Law is an annual, online, open-access and peer-reviewed law journal with ISSN 2455-8648. The journal accepts original scholarly works on all human rights issues by practitioners, academics and students. The works can be in the form of articles, essays, case notes, book reviews and responses. The journal encourages a comparative and empirical analysis of relevant and pressing human rights issues.
The journal invites submissions for its Fifth Issue. The issue will be released in February 2020. The last date of submission is 5 December 2019.
IRHRL Submission Guidelines
2. Use Times New Roman as font theme, 12 as font size and 1.5 line spacing. For footnotes use Times New Roman as font theme, 10 as font size and single spacing.
3. The submissions can be in the form of Articles, Essays, Case Notes, Book Reviews and Responses to scholarly works published in law reviews or books.
4. Length of Submissions (inclusive of footnotes):
Article – 5000 – 10000 words
Essay – 3500 – 5000 words
Case Note – 2500 – 3000 words
Book Review – 2000 – 3500 words
Response – 3000 – 3500 words
5. All submissions must include four to six keywords and an abstract of 250 words in total. The submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter containing academic qualifications and affiliations of the author(s)/authors in brief.
6. Authorship of papers is limited to two authors. Name of the author(s) must not be provided in the submissions. The journal accepts Bluebook (20th edition) for citation style.
7. The submissions should be made in MS Word format (.doc). The submissions must not infringe copyright or any other rights of any third parties.
8. The submissions must not contain any obscene, defamatoryor discriminatory material. The author(s) will indemnify the journal in case of any infringement.
9. There are no article processing and publication charges.
IRHRL Review Process
2. The Editorial Board will review submissions carefully on the criteria of scope, content, structure, research, analysis, creativity, accomplishment of the paper’s purpose and inclusion of counter-arguments in the submissions.
3. The submissions will be rejected if plagiarized. All communications will be through email only.
Editorial Board for the Fifth Issue
Dr. Michelo Hansungule
Professor, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
Divyanshu Chaudhary, LL.M., National Law University, Delhi
Gautam Mohanty, LL.M., Central European University
Meghna Sharma, Programme Officer-Advocacy, National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled Persons (NCPEDP)
Prashant Singh, LL.M, Jindal Global Law School
Suhavi Arya, LL.M., University for Peace
Zaid Drabu, B.A., LL.B. (H.), Amity Law School, Delhi