The Chanakya National Law University Law Journal is inviting papers for its next issue. The inter-disciplinary Journal cutting across Sociology, Political Science, Public policy and Economics in the context of Law aims to create a platform where the voice of dynamics of law resonates clearly. The Journal, published annually, consisting of articles, notes, comments and book reviews, exhorts legal luminaries, scholars, academicians, jurists and law students to apply their knowledge and prowess towards the creation of substantive, thought-provoking, informative, inspiring and educational works that have significant social overtones and universal appeal.
Deadline: 30 June 2012
Theme: The Journal seeks to provide a forum for the legal fraternity to address diverse issues in the field of law. It encourages writings that cut across disciplines such as Sociology, Political Science, Public Policy and Economics in the context of Law, thereby reflecting the dynamics of law.
- The article should be a comprehensive review of current/contemporary relevant legal issue(s)/question(s) that need to be analysed and presented.
- It must be clear on the topic dwelt upon and lucidly presented without any ambiguity.
- The author’s stand on the issue(s) should be expressed with clarity.
- The article should aim at understanding the issue(s) of current/contemporary legal importance.
- The word limit for the submission is 4000 – 7000 words, exclusive of footnotes and abstract.
- BOOK REVIEW
- The books that are reviewed should be concerned with legal issue(s).
- The review must be critical analysis of the main issue(s) and the author’s view point of the issue(s).
- The word limit for the submission is 3000 – 5000 words.
- NOTES AND COMMENTS
- Notes and Comments may include a brief analysis of a recent judicial pronouncement, legislation, book or any legal issue of relevance.
- The word limit for the submission is 2000 – 4000 words, exclusive of footnotes and abstract.
- Times New Roman, font size 12, double spacing, justified, with a margin of an inch on all sides.
- FOOT NOTES – Times New Roman, font size 10. Substantive foot notes are accepted.
- CITATION-The Bluebook: A Uniform Method of Citation, 19th Edition should be strictly adhered to.
- COVERING LETTER- All submissions 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.
- Submissions must be in MS Word doc 2003.
- Both single-authored and co-authored (a maximum of two authors) entries will be accepted.
- ABSTRACT – All the entries should be accompanied with an abstract which should be of 300 words for each submission.
- Specifically, in context of a BOOK REVIEW, the submission should include relevant information like the title of the book reviewed, names of the author(s)/editor(s), publication information (name, place and year of publication), total no. of pages, etc.
- Submissions should be mailed at editorial [dot] clr [at] gmail [dot] com.
- All the submissions should be original, neither previously published nor in consideration for any other publication.
- The Editorial Board will follow the Anonymous Peer-Review policy for judging the submissions.
- The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject or edit any article whose content is offensive or defamatory, explicitly unethical or if it supports racism, sexual or religious discrimination, illegal activities or terrorism; similarly an article may be refused if the Board deems that it might harm the political or religious sensitivity of interested readers in any manner.
- The Editorial Board reserves the right to disqualify entries on account of plagiarism.
- The submissions should not infringe the copyright or any other right of a third-party, if so, the journal disclaims any responsibility for copyright violation or any other liability.
- By submitting their work, the authors grant to CNLU Law Journal, an exclusive right to publish and reproduce their work in all media. Such right is to be given with the view of observing the doctrine of fair use under intellectual property rights subject to attribution of the author.