Call for Papers: Christ University Law Journal CULJ; Submit by March 31

Contributions to Christ University Law Journal (CULJ), ISSN 2278-4322, a biannual peer reviewed journal can be in the form of articles, case comments, legislative notes and book reviews. All submissions shall be subject to peer review modification as per the journal style sheet.

Guidelines for Submission of Articles

The article must have a research question which is to be discussed with reference to pertinent literature review, showing references in footnotes. The paper should cover the title, abstract, keywords, introduction, findings and conclusion.

Word Limit

The word limit for articles is between 6,000 and 10,000 words, inclusive of footnotes, comments and book reviews between 2,000 and 4,000 words, and legislative notes between 3,000 and 5,000 words.

Citation Format

The citation format to be used is in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, (19th Edition)


The manuscript must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words with five key words. It should include purpose/objective of research paper, methodology and a brief statement of research findings.

Covering Letter

All submissions, both hard and electronic copies, must be attached with a covering letter mentioning the name of the author, occupation, title of the manuscript, mobile phone number and contact address, for future reference.

Method of Submission

Submit an electronic copy of your manuscript, along with the hard copy. All submissions should be double spaced, in font size 12 following the Times New Roman format. One-inch margins should be left on both sides of the text and at the top and bottom. The manuscript must not bear any identification of the author.

Procedure for Submission

All manuscripts must be addressed to:

The Executive Editor

Christ University Law Journal, School of Law, Christ University

Hosur Road, Bangalore 560029

Karnataka, India.

The hard copy of the manuscript should be posted within 31st March, 2014.

The electronic copy of the manuscript should be mailed to within 31st March, 2014. The author(s) must also include correct and precise links of communication including a valid phone number.

Please make all submissions in a single word document. All submissions must strictly adhere to the style sheet of the Christ University Law Journal.

Footnotes and References

Citations should follow the rules as detailed in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, (19th Edition)

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