School of Law, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun takes immense pleasure to share with you that UPES Law Review is entering into its third cycle of publication.
This Law Review is the most pioneered journal published by School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
UPES Law Review invites scholarly original manuscripts for publication. The Law Review does not restrict itself to domain specific legal research. Therefore, scholars/experts from diverse legal fields and domain are encouraged to contribute their research work for publication in the Law Review.
UPES Law Review is a peer-reviewed journal with an advisory board and editorial board comprising of experts from the diverse legal areas. The Law Review is published with an objective to provide a platform to judges, jurists, academicians, legal practitioners and young scholars to express their views on diverse legal issues involving complex legal questions.
The UPES Law Review requests the contributors for compliance to the following
General Guidelines: All manuscripts must be submitted in English. Authors must
ensure that all submissions are exclusive to UPES Law Review. All submitted articles
are subject to peer review. All the authors are expected to maintain high standards with
respect to publication ethics.
Submission heads and word limits (Including Footnotes):
• Short Articles/Case Notes/Commentaries- 4000-5000 words
• Research Articles/Papers- 8000-10000 words
• Book Review- 1000-1500 Words
(For book reviews, only unsolicited entries are encouraged. It is also required that the
book must have been published/reprinted in the last three year from the date of
Originality of Manuscripts: All the contributions should be the original work of the contributors and must not have been submitted for publication in any other journal. Any plagiarized work will be out-rightly rejected.
Cover Letter: A cover letter with the name of the author and address, designation, institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and contact information (email, phone
It is expected from the author/authors to not to include their name/affiliation etc. anywhere in the paper except on the cover letter.
Style and Formatting: Articles must be in a Microsoft Word-compatible format (.doc or .docx preferred). Articles should be in Times New Roman 12 point font and double-spaced. Main Title should be in full capitals, bold and centered 16 point font. Sub-titles should be in sentence case, bold and 12 point font.
Every submission except book reviews are expected to have an abstract of the paper not exceeding 300 words, exactly above the main text and below the main title. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman 10 point font with single spacing.
Citation Format: Please use footnotes instead of endnotes. Footnotes should conform to the Bluebook Uniform Style of Citation (20th edition).
Copyright Agreement Form: The contributions accepted for publication shall be the intellectual property of UPES Law Review. The Law Review will send the Copyright agreement to the authors of the accepted papers.
Duly filled/scanned Copyright Agreement Form should be submitted by authors within 30 days of receipt of agreement. Publication process will not be initiated in absence of the accepted copy of the agreement.
How to Submit
All submissions are to be made through online submission after registering oneself.
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