Call for Papers: Academike (Lawctopus’ Law Journal): Submit by September 30, 2021


Lawctopus’ Law Journal Academike is inviting submissions for September, 2021.

accepting submissions

We are accepting well written and well-researched manuscripts. The same can range from long-form and short-form articles to book reviews, case notes and legislation analysis.

Check out Academike to know us better, here we are!

Are We Following Any Theme?

The submissions can be made on varied themes but must remain within the ambit of the law. Plus points for including the social, political and cultural impact of the law. Priority will be given to timely pieces.

Kindly stick to the suggestive word limit for respective submission categories:

  • Research papers/working papers: 3000-6000 words
  • Short articles: 1000-3000 words
  • Case analysis/notes: 1000-3000 words
  • Legislation-analysis/commentary: 1000-3000 words
  • Book Reviews: 1000-3000 words

Disclaimer: We expect only original pieces that reflect your analysis and understanding of the subject matter.

Mandatory Guidelines for Submission

  • All submissions must be sent as a Microsoft Word document.
  • All submissions need to be referenced, especially facts and case laws.
  • You are free to use any uniform method of citation (Bluebook, MLA, SILC, NUJS Law Review, ILI, etc.).
  • Please use Subheads to enhance clarity. Using contextual and appropriate subheads breaks the monotony of the article and enhances readability.

Articles that deviate from the said guidelines will not be accepted. Also, note that articles can be sent back to the author for rectification, improvements and clarification.


We will outrightly reject any submissions that have more than 25 per cent plagiarism. Also, we can tell when you replace the original text with fancy words. 

How to Submit?

Please make your submission using the form only.


Whether the Journal (and the Submission) Will be Freely Accessible Online?

Academike is free and open for all. All articles can be accessed online.

What is the Publication Fee?

There is NO publication fee.

While editorial resources take time and effort, we have decided to keep Academike free. We value your hard work and expect nothing but the best from you.

We are exploring avenues to keep Academike sustainable in the long term. Currently, we are funded and supported by our parent organisations, Lawctopus and Lawctopus Law School.

Whether the Authors Will be Given a Certificate of Publication?

Yes. An e-certificate will be issued. E-certificates are issued to all authors between the 1st and 3rd of each month.

Please also note that the URL/link of your published article in itself is a ‘certificate’ of publication.

By When Will the Article (if selected) be Published?

All authors will be responded within  twenty days of submission.

You will be informed about the publication accordingly.

In case you don’t hear from us in the next twenty days, remind us at Please submit only through the form:

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  1. Has anyone been communicated yet about acceptance/rejection of your submission?

  2. I could not upload my submission in MS Word format in google docs. Kindly tell me if I can upload it in any other format.

  3. I am not able to upload word document of my Article pls help me do so.

  4. I am first year student.. I am doing BaLLB.. can I apply for this internship if not then can U suggest me any other internship!!

    1. Dear Satyam,

      Yes, more than one authors are allowed. But please be sure that inconsistencies are not visible in the submission. Overall the writing should be coherent.



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