Call for Papers: A38 Journal of International Law (Vol 1, Issue 4); Submit by Nov 30

The A38 Journal of International Law (ISSN 2277-9361) is a quarterly academic journal, published online, that seeks to provide an international forum for the publication of articles in the field of International Law.

The Journal is currently soliciting submissions for Volume I, Issue 4, which will be published January 2013. The submission deadline for Issue 4 is November 30, 2012.

We welcome submissions from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from within the legal community. We have a strong preference for articles that assert and defend a well-reasoned position.

Issue 4 of A38 will be devoted to “Diplomatic and Consular Immunities, Privileges and Protection under International Law”.

We welcome submissions under the following categories, with ballpark figures for word limits:

  • Articles (between 6000-10000 words including footnotes)
  • Short Notes (3000-6000 words including  footnotes)
  • Book Reviews (1000-2000 words including footnotes)
  • Commentaries (3000-5000 words including footnotes)

Co-authored papers are welcome.

All submissions must conform to the following guidelines:

  • Submissions are to be made only in electronic form, and are to be sent to [email protected].
  • All submissions for the current issue must be submitted on or before November 30, 2012.
  • Each Article must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 300 words. No abstract is required for Short Notes, Book Reviews or Commentaries.
  • For Book Reviews, you must describe the subject of the review clearly, including the name of the book, the name of the author, the name of the publisher, the date of publication, and, if applicable, the edition number.
  • Please provide Author details with your submission, including qualifications and institutional affiliations. These details are to be provided in the first footnote of the article, referenced from the author’s name.
  • All work must be original. By submitting any work, the author is presumed to declare that the article is original and has not been published elsewhere.
  • All articles must be submitted only in MS Word format (.doc or .docx extensions).

All submissions are promptly acknowledged within a few hours of the receipt of submission. The decision on publication takes a minimum of 2 – 4 weeks.

Requests for expedited review can be sent to [email protected] when the submission is being considered for publication by other journals.

Should you request expedited review, please mention the name of the journal for which your article is under consideration, along with the name and e-mail address of one contact person on the Editorial Board of that journal and a date by which you expect our response.

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