Call for Papers: Edited E-Book on Changing Dynamics of Indian Legal System [No Publication Fee]: Submit by July 15

Call for Papers

The Law is a dynamic concept and it changes with the time and the place. Whatever is the Law of the land today may be a prohibited act in future. 21st Century of India has seen a lot of reformative steps in the Indian Legal System, both by the Courts as well as the Legislature. ISLR (Indian Society for Legal Research) invites original, unpublished manuscripts on the theme of “Changing Dynamics of Indian Legal System” for an edited E-book with ISBN number.

Proposed Sub-themes

Animals as Legal Persons (As Held by P&H High Court)
Legal Rights of Rivers
Theory as Justice from Plato to Rawls.
Amartya Sen’s Idea of Justice
Position and Rights of Women then and now.
Women and Personal Laws.
Uniform Civil Code v. Common Civil Code
Reforms in Criminal Justice Administration
Protective Discriminatory Policies for Women, children, SCs, STs and Minorities.
Facets of EWSs Reservation.
Reservation in promotion
Passive Euthanasia and its implementation
Foreign Law Firms in India: Pros and Cons
The above-mentioned sub-themes are illustrative. The authors can choose any other relevant topic.

Guidelines for Submission

Articles (5000-7000 words, including footnotes). This category is designed to comprehensively deal with and provide a sustained analysis of a particular legal topic in toto. It must analyze the current practices in the field and identify lacunae therein along with suggesting solutions to the problem.

Legislative and Case Comments (2000-3500 words, including footnotes) A comment is limited to a critical appraisal of recent judicial decisions, new legislation (enacted or proposed), or policy reform proposals.

General Instructions

Up to 2 co-authors are allowed.
All works must be original and unpublished, and not pending for review before any other publisher.
Any form of plagiarism will lead to rejection of the manuscript submitted for publication.
There is no publication fee.

Deadline for submissions is 15 July 2019.


The name of the author or institutional affiliation must not be mentioned anywhere in the manuscript.
The main body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing and footnotes in Times New Roman font size 10, with 1.0 line spacing.
All headings must have uniform formatting.
Text and footnotes should conform to ILI Rules of Footnoting.
The first page of the manuscript should only contain the name of the paper followed by a 200-word abstract.
Manuscripts submitted in PDF/other formats/hard copy will not be accepted. The body of the email must mention the name of the author(s), contact number, academic qualifications, institutional affiliation, the title of the paper, and a declaration to the effect that the manuscript is an original and previously unpublished work of the author.
All submissions must be mailed in Word format (‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’) as an attachment to


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