Call for Papers: Chennai Lexlight’s Monthly Legal Magazine: Submit by Dec 15

About the Organisation

Chennai Lexlight is a monthly English legal magazine being published from Chennai. They intend to invite papers from students, legal professionals and academicians.


Theme 1: Legal challenges faced by the real estate industry


  1. · Development Rules and Regulations costing – Real Estate Industry
  2. · Real Estate Property and Regulators
  3. · Dispute Resolution Mechanism in the Real Estate Industry
  4. · Digitization of Land Records and Effect on Real Estate Industry
  5. · Real Estate Industry: A Heaven for Tax Evasion
  6. · Real Estate Sector under Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  7. · Changed norms on Coastal Regulation Zones – Recent Supreme Court law.

Theme 2:  Custodial Tortures/Deaths – introspection and way-forward


  1. Rights of Accused facing criminal cases
  2. Arrest Procedures
  3. Human Right Violation and Police excesses in Custody
  4. Types of Torture/witch-hunting
  5. Suspicious death- Arrest not recorded – Illegal Police Custody
  6. Encounters
  7. Jail Deaths
  8. Suggestions to eradicate such custodial deaths/tortures

Note: The above-mentioned themes are not exhaustive. Papers can be submitted on other themes related to the main theme mentioned above as well.

Method of Submissions

E-mail the paper at ce.chennailexlight[at]

Important Dates

  • Submission of Articles: 15th December 2019
  • Moderation by Team CLL: 24th December 2019
  • Confirmation of eligibility for publication: 5th January 2020
  • Publication of selected article: 15th – 20th January 2020

Word Limit

Full Paper: 3500 words

Payment Details

Students/Research scholars: Rs. 300/-

Legal professionals: Rs. 500/-

Academicians: Rs. 500/-

NGO’S and others: Rs. 500/-

The payment must be made along with submission to the following account:

  • Name of the Account Holder: CHENNAI LEXLIGHT
  • Type of Account: Current Account
  • Bank Name: ICICI Bank
  • Branch Name: Chennai Armenian Street Branch
  • Account Number: 057405500866
  • IFSC Code: ICIC0000574

Note: Kindly send the proof of payment to be sent along with the submission email.

Contact Information

Nandini Murali: Sub-Editor (Honorary), Chennai Lexlight: +91 9535256379

Email ID: nandini.murali12[at]

The website link is here.


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