Call for Papers: NLU Assam’s Journal of Enviro-Legal Research and Advocacy: Submit by Nov 30

National Law University, Assam’s Centre for Environmental Law, Advocacy & Research (CELAR) is delighted to announce the launch of the first issue (December, 2015) of JOURNAL OF ENVIRO-LEGAL RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY.

JOURNAL OF ENVIRO-LEGAL RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY is an online journal of environmental law dedicated to delve into the critical environmental law and policy aspects of India. It is an open access, annual, peer reviewed digital publication from NLU, Assam’s CELAR.

We would like to invite you to contribute a Research Paper/ Research Article/ Case Study/ Case Comments/Legislative Analysis/Book Review for publication.

The submissions should be in English. British spelling is preferred, but consistent American spelling is accepted.

All contributions will be held to imply that it contains original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication elsewhere. All suitable papers are submitted to double-blind peer review.

Principal theme of our Launch issue is “North-East India- The Land of Green Belt”.

The Sub themes are as follows:

1. Biodiversity related laws and North-East India;

2. The Rights of Indigenous people in North-East India and environment;

3. Armed conflict in North-East India and its impact on environment;

4. Climate Justice and North-East India;

5. Pollution related Laws and North-East India;

6. Wildlife related Laws and North-East India;

7. Forest Laws and North-East India;

8. Poverty and Environment- The North-Eastern scenario;

9. Environment and Natural Resources Management Law vis-à-vis North-East India;

10. Mining in North-East India and Law.

All submissions along with cover letter (about the author, acknowledgement of originality) must be submitted in .doc or .docx file format and should be emailed to:

For Articles- 5000-6000 words

Case Commentaries- 3000-4000

Book Reviews- 2000-3000 words

Case Studies- 4000-5000 words

Last Date for Submission- 30th November, 2015 (11:59 pm)

The brochure is HERE.

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