Call for Papers by NLSIU’s Indian Journal Law and Technology (IJLT; Vol 18): Submit by Oct 31


The Indian Journal of Law & Technology (IJLT) is now accepting submissions for Volume 18. Please send in your submissions before October 31, 2021 in order for them to be considered.

About the Journal

The Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is a student-edited, peer-reviewed, open access law journal published annually by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Established in 2005, IJLT is the first and only law journal in India devoted exclusively to the study of the interface between law and technology.

The journal carries scholarship in the areas of intellectual property rights, internet governance, information communication technologies, privacy rights, digital freedoms, openness, telecommunications policy, media law, innovation, civil liberties and technology along with focusing on perspectives on contemporary issues involving the intersection of law, technology, industry and policy.

Previous issues have featured articles by distinguished authors such as Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard Law School), Yochai Benkler (Author of “The Wealth of Networks”), Justice Michael Kirby (High Court of Australia), Justice Pratibha Singh (Judge, Delhi High Court), Professor Stephen Hobe (International Institute of Space Law), Eben Moglen (Founder, Software Freedom Law Center), , Elonnai Hickok (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), Dr. Carolyn Johnston (University of Melbourne), Tina van der Linden (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and late Prof. Shamnad Basheer (Founder, SpicyIP).

The Journal is indexed on research databases such as WestLaw, HeinOnline, UGC CARE, the Legal Information Institute of India, SCC Online and Manupatra. Following the policy of open access, all the articles from previous issues are also available on the website.

Categories of Submissions

  • Articles: 5000-12000 words
  • Essays: 3000-5000 words
  • Case Notes, Legislative Comments, Book/Article Reviews: 2000-5000 words

The above limits are exclusive of footnotes. Substantive footnoting is allowed.


  • Submissions must be submitted using this form.
  • An abstract (not more than 250 words) must be submitted.
  • Co-authorship (up to a maximum of 3 authors) is permitted.
  • The body of the paper shall be in Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 line spacing. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 single line spacing.
  • Kindly follow the OSCOLA (4th edition) style of citation.
  • All submissions must be original, unpublished and not under consideration by any other journal/forum.
  • Please send in your submissions in MS/Open Word (*.doc OR *.docx)

Submission Deadline

All submissions must be made on or before 11:59 p.m., October 31, 2021.

Contact Information

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