Call for Papers: ALSD Student Journal on Commercial Laws and Technology: Submit by Oct 2

First published on 17th August, 2017.


The ALSD STUDENT JOURNAL, ISSN 2249 – 4421, (Listed in UGC Approved Journal List)- an initiative of The STUDENT JOURNAL SOCIETY of AMITY LAW SCHOOL, DELHI (GGSIP UNIVERSITY) welcomes submissions for Volume VI of the Journal.


The theme for the issue is “Commercial Laws and Technology.”

The coverage of the journal includes all new developments in the said field.

The scope of the journal includes (but is not necessarily limited to) research pertaining to:

 A comparative study of commercial laws worldwide

 Contracts relating to cloud computing

 Privacy issues related to information security

 Handling of domain name

 Validity of E-contracts

 Environment Law and it’s relation to the Commercial Law

 The role of technology in law enforcement

 The new Companies Law

 Legal validity of Bitcoin

 Demonetisation and India’s new E-governance system

 Competition in the technology sector

 Role of technology in facilitation commercial arbitration


The last date for submission of abstracts is 2nd October, 2017 by 11:59 pm. Please note that complete papers submitted by the said date will automatically be rejected.


Co-authorship is allowed up to a maximum of two authors.

Manuscripts can be in the form of articles, research notes, case comments and book reviews.

It is encouraged that the paper takes into account recent developments in commercial law.

Submissions with contemporary legal relevance will be preferred over others.

Due consideration to the legal scope of the subject matter at hand is to be given. It is expected that political or sociological take on a given problem shall not be at the expense of legal relevance of the subject matter.

The flow of the content in the submissions must be in a logical manner, conveyed with utmost clarity and without any repetitive or circular arguments.

Formatting Guidelines

The body of the manuscript shall be in font size 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing.

The footnotes shall be in font size 10, Times New Roman, 1.0 line spacing.

Word Limit

Research Articles and Review Articles –5,000-7,000 words (Abstract of not more than 500

Research Notes – 2,000-3,000 words (Abstract of not more than 350 words)

Case comments – 2,000-3,000 words (Abstract of not more than 350 words)

Book Reviews – 1,500-2,500 words (Abstract of not more than 350 words)

The word limit mentioned hereinabove is exclusive of footnoting.

In exceptional circumstances, if the manuscript exceeds the word limit, their publication may be allowed subject to the discretion of the Editorial Board.


Citations must be done in the footnotes and conform to the Bluebook: A Uniform System of
Citation (20th Edition) style.


All manuscripts must be the original work of the authors and must not have been published or considered for publication elsewhere.

Submission Guidelines

All abstracts must be emailed to with the subject marked as “SUBMISSION FOR THE ALSD STUDENT JOURNAL”. Authors whose abstracts are selected will be contacted to further submit their complete articles by a specified date.

The submissions shall be made in the form of a Microsoft Word document (preferably 2003 or 2007 format).

All manuscripts must be preceded by a separate cover page containing the title of the manuscript, name of the author, year of study, course, college/university, and contact details.

These details should not be mentioned anywhere in the body of the manuscript.

All queries shall be emailed to with the subject marked as “QUERY”.

All suggestions/feedbacks shall be emailed to with the subject marked as “FEEDBACK”.


In case of any other clarifications, please contact:

Avni Sharma: +91-8800369502

Mitali Gupta: +91-9582787858


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