The BLR (Bharati Law Review) of New Law College, Pune is inviting scholarly submissions by way of a Call for Papers for its Volume 10, Issue 2 (Oct-Dec, 2021).
About the Institute
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to Be University’s New Law College, Pune is one of the premier institutes consistently ranked amongst the top law colleges in India.
New Law College is a law college situated in Pune. It was established in 1978. New Law College has been a constituent college of the Bharati Vidyapeeth university since 1996. The college is approved by the Bar Council of India, and has NAAC “A+ grade”. The current Dean of the college is Professor Dr. Ujwala Bendale.
About the Journal
BLR (Bharati Law Review) is a refereed quarterly journal dedicated to the latest advancements in law. The goal of this journal is to promote quality dialogue on any legal issue.
BLR focuses on issues related to Administrative Law, Civil Procedure Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Domestic Law, Economic Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Law, Private International Law, Public International Law, Media Law, Arbitration and Conciliation Law, E-commerce, Banking, Insurance, Information Technology, Computer Science, Cyber Security, and emerging trends in allied subjects.
Call for Papers
The Editorial Board of Bharati Law Review (BLR) requests the eminent scholars in the field of law to contribute unsolicited manuscripts of research papers, case analysis, book reviews to BLR which aims to promote research work in law and related disciplines.
The distinguished legal scholarly contributions in the form of “justice of words” will be appreciated and acknowledged by the members of the society in the years to come, and shall make them immortal.
- Articles: An article must conduct a complete analysis of the area of law, which the author seeks to highlight. It must contain a comprehensive study of the existing law, indicating the lacunae therein, and must contain an attempt to suggest possible changes which can address the said lacunae. An article should be between 4,000-5,000 words.
- Essays: An essay is more adventurous as it challenges challenging existing paradigms/norms and provides a fresh outlook to common problems. It is strongly recommended that essays be considerably more concise than articles, in terms of scope and conceptualization. An essay is thus advised to be between 3,000-5,000 words.
- Notes: A note is a relatively concise form of an argument advanced by the author. The focus of a note should be on a relatively new debate or controversy regarding the interpretation or implementation in the law. Notes shall primarily highlight contemporary issues, which need to be addressed, and the authors are expected to offer a solution. The maximum word limit for a manuscript in the form of note is 2,500 words.
- Comments: A comment is where the author may decide to critique any recent/landmark judicial pronouncement or any recent legislation or bill before the Parliament or State Legislature. The word limit for a comment is 2,500 words.
- Word Limit: As has already been indicated, the maximum word limit for articles and essays is 5,000 words (exclusive of footnotes) whereas that for notes and comments is 2,500 words (exclusive of footnotes).
- Citation Format: The citation format to be used is The Bluebook (19th ed.). In keeping with the same, speaking footnotes are discouraged.
- Abstract: Every submission should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 350 words describing the relevant conclusions drawn in the manuscript. Please note that there is no requirement of prior submission of abstract as the selection of the paper for publication shall be on the full manuscript. The abstract shall serve merely to help the Editorial Board in its review process.
- Biographical Information of Authors: A document with biographical information of the authors must be given in the footnote of Author’s Name including the following details: Post, Email address, Postal Address, Name and Address of Institution, Course (if applicable), Academic Year.
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How to Submit?
The author can submit the soft copy of the manuscript in MS Word conforming to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation at the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The last date of submission of manuscripts is November 25, 2021.
Contact Number: +91-9890845670 (Dr Sapna Deo, Sr. Co-ordinator)
Or write an email at email@example.com
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