Call for Papers: MS Ramaiah Journal of Law [January 2018]: Submit by Sept 21


Ramaiah College of Law, Bengaluru is inviting for Call for Papers to be published in the Bi- Annual Peer Reviewed UGC Law Journal published with ISSN: 0975-9905.

About the Journal

The M.S. Ramaiah Journal of Law is the official journal of Ramaiah College of Law affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, Hubbali.


The primary object of the journal is to encourage the legal scholarship on the issue that are at the forefront of contemporary legal discourse.

Who can contribute

The journal welcomes the original contribution on Contemporary Legal Issues from the academicians, judicial officers, practitioners, activists, research scholars and students of law.

Submission in the form of

The journal being the instrument in maintaining the high standard of legal research invites the original research papers in the form of Long Article, Short Article, Case Comments or Critiques.

Important Dates

Last dates for submission of Abstracts: 21st September, 2017

Communication of selection of abstracts: 28th September, 2017

Submission of final paper: 30th October, 2017

Confirmation of acceptance for publication: 30th November, 2017

Submission Guidelines

All contributions shall be submitted along with covering letter and declaration to the effect that the paper submitted is original and is not been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

The covering letter should include:

(i) Title of the Paper;

(ii) Name of the Author;

(iii) Designation;

(iv) Institutional affiliation;

(v) Correspondence address.

Co-authored papers should give full details about all the authors.


Main Text: Times New Roman, 12 Font Size, 1.5 line spacing and justified.

Foot Notes: Times New Roman, 10 Font Size, single spacing and justified.

Citation: The Harvard Bluebook (19th edition)

Charts/ Tables (if any) should be made a part of the main text itself.

Words Limit (excluding footnotes)

Long Articles: 6,000-8,000words

Short Articles: 4000- 6000words

Case Comment/Critique of Landmark Judgments: 2000-3000 words

Submission Procedure

Contributors shall submit an abstract of not more than 300 words focusing on Important Contemporary Legal Issues. The abstract will undergo the peer review by editorial board and the one selected will be informed.

Only contributions whose abstract are selected will be invited to submit the full paper.

Authors are requested to send the article in the electronic form (MS Word) only to [email protected]


All queries, clarifications as well as contributions for the journal should be sent to the Editorial Board at [email protected]

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