The Indian Journal of Arbitration Law strives to inculcate the prevalent theories in the field of arbitration with their practical relevance. The editorial board seeks to achieve this feat by including contributions from individuals with varied expertise of practicing arbitration and by focusing on developing trends. In this regard, the board would give due emphasis to the rich thought processes of students of law, who bring to the forefront the innovative academic research currently underway in most law schools all over the world. Inclusion of changing regional trends will play a vital part in understanding the scope and extent of this discipline and would therefore find due importance in the Journal.The Indian Journal of Arbitration Law is pleased to announce its inaugural edition, which is to be published in July this year.
Theme: India’s tryst with Arbitration: Are we heading in the right direction?
Deadline: 15 July 2012
- IJAL seeks submissions relating to the categories enumerated below:
- Articles – This explores the contemporary issues of relevance depicting in-depth analysis and deliberation. No preference will be given to articles of purely descriptive nature unless they necessarily elaborate upon the development of a country or region. The Articles should fall within the word limit of 8000-10000 words.
- Notes – which relate to a specific issue or focus on a recent advancement. The word limit for the Notes will be within 8000 words.
- Comments – which depict an analysis of an issue-specific topic including case-law and policy decisions. The word limit for Comments is restricted to 8000 words.
- Book Reviews – These will be solicited by Editors only. However, any suggestions from academicians, scholars or publishers are welcome.
- The body of the manuscript should be preceded by an abstract except in case of a Book Review
- The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th edition) will be followed. All prospective Authors are required to adhere to the Bluebook citation method.
- The use of Macros in the Manuscript is discouraged by the Journal. However, authors may use them to a minimal extent.
- To facilitate the Double-Blind Peer Review, the name, affiliation, biographical content and acknowledgement of the Author must be submitted on a separate cover page. The title of the submitted work must be provided on the first text page.
- In case the Author desires an expedited review of the manuscript a separate request addressed to the Editors must be made. The Authors are required to provide
- The title of the manuscript
- Date by which the Author requires the completion of the review
- Author’s contact number and e-mail address.
- As a convention British English will be followed.
- The Electronic copy of the manuscript should be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx format).
- Authors are requested to send an electronic version of their manuscripts on the email editor [dot] cartal [at] nlujodhpur [dot] ac [dot] in with the subject as “Submission”.
- Manuscripts will be accepted in either “.doc” or “.docx” format.
- It is the discretion of the Editors to request a hard copy of the manuscript in addition to the electronic version.
- All queries will be addressed to the Editors to the aforementioned email address. The subject matter of such a request will be “Query”.
- In case it is the first submission of the Author it is required that the submission is accompanied with a cover letter and an updated CV of the Author encompassing the name, affiliation, qualifications and contact details.