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Call for Papers: Contemporary Law Review (CLR) by MNLU, Nagpur: Submit by June 10

By: Aprajita Karki | May 9, 2019
About the organisation

Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur is a National Law University located at Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

It is the 19th National Law University established in India by The Maharashtra National Law University Act 2014, passed by Maharashtra Legislature under the Maharashtra Act No VI of 2014.

MNLU, Nagpur’s Contemporary Law Review is calling for applications in memory of Professor N.R. Madhava Menon and his contribution to Indian Legal Education.

Professor (Dr.) N.R. Madhava Menon, is known for bringing about a paradigm shift in Indian legal education by pioneering the establishment of National Law Schools and conceptualization of five-year integrated Law degree course.

About the Journal

MNLU, Nagpur Contemporary Law Review (CLR) is a faculty-run, biannual, blind peer-reviewed flagship journal of Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur bearing the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) 2581-7582 and RNI No. MAHENG/2018/ 76048.

The primary objective of this journal is to serve the academic community with original and outstanding contributions in the field of law and its allied disciplines, which delve into the issues most predominantly affecting society.

The Editorial Board is now accepting submissions from the Members of Bar & Bench, Academia and Research Scholars for the upcoming special issue titled “In Memoriam-Prof. N.R. Madhava Menon and his contribution to Indian Legal Education” to pay homage and tribute to the services and persona of Prof. (Dr.) N.R. Madhava Menon.


Contemporary Law Review is calling for contributions that push the frontiers of research in law and its allied disciplines on followings sub-themes:

  1. History of Integrated legal education and National Law Schools.
  2. Law, Poverty and Marginalization.
  3. Legal Aid and Processual Justice to the Citizens.
  4. Clinical Legal Education.
  5. Curricular innovation to narrow the gap in teaching between theory and practice of law.
  6. Continuing legal education and strengthening the India Bar; Juridical Science and its reflection in contemporary legal research in India.
  7. Contemporary reforms to promote quality legal education and research in law.
  8. Faculty development and work ethics of a law teacher.
  9. Any other theme close to the philosophy and ideology of Prof. Menon.

The submissions can be of 3000-5000 words. The Editorial Board reserves the right to publish submissions that do not adhere to the prescribed word limit if it deems the submission to be an extraordinary scholastic work.


Members of Bar & Bench, Academia and Research Scholars.

How to submit?

Submissions must be emailed at clr[at]nlunagpur.ac.in (preferably in .doc format). Submitted entries must not be sent for consideration at any other place for publication.

For formatting and referencing guidelines, authors are requested to refer to the Official Style Manual of NLU Nagpur, available here.

Important dates

The Journal is scheduled to release in the month of July 2019. The last date for submission of manuscript is June 10, 2019.

For official link, click here.


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Aprajita Karki

I am an army girl! In a barbie world! Keeper of 5 dogs. On a diet for now. Sometimes I might make punctuation mistakes, but I make up for it by bringing in a crore or two extra. What's more important, a misplaced comma, or a well-placed crore?

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