Call for Papers: GNLU Journal of Law and Sports: Submit by Nov 2

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About the Organizer

Gujarat National Law University is a National Law University established under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003 in the state of Gujarat. The university is located at Gandhinagar, which is the capital of Gujarat and is located 23 kilometres north of the city of Ahmedabad.

The GNLU Centre for Sports and Entertainment Law has been committed to working towards the upliftment and improvement of the sports industry and its system within different levels of Indian sport.

Therefore, the Editorial Board of the Journal welcomes the submission of original articles, review, book reviews, and case comments within the aim and scope of the journal.

About the Call for Papers

Theme: Importance of Sports Law Education & Awareness

Name of the Journal: GNLU Journal of Law and Sports

The growing ethical and technical issues pertaining to sports competitions highlight the dearth of sports law education and awareness amongst sportspersons as well as other interest groups.

The stakeholders associated with international sports competitions must possess a sound knowledge of sports governance, commerce & allied legal norms to strengthen the spirit of the Olympic Movement.

Keeping this in view, GNLU Centre for Sports and Entertainment Law (GCSEL) invites academicians, students, sportspersons and other interested persons to submit multi-disciplinary applied research work in the form of original articles, book reviews and case comments. The journal encourages empirical research work.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions are to be made only in electronic form. They are to be sent to gcsl[at] Details about the author(s), including qualifications and institutional affiliations, if any, are to be mentioned in the covering letter. Co-authorship (up to 3 authors) is permitted. Only original work need be sent.

All work need be sent in MS Word format- (.doc or .docx). The mode of citation to be followed by the Author(s) should be uniform and according to the latest edition of Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). Keywords and SWOC analysis are compulsory with submission.

Review Process

The submissions received would be reviewed and the Editor(s) would determine whether the subject matter fits within the scope of the topic and also would assess the quality of the manuscript.

The decision on publication will be solely at the discretion of the Chief Editor.

Important Dates

  1. Abstract Submission: 2nd November 2019
  2. Declaration of Selected Abstract: 13th November 2019
  3. Deadline for Submissions: 13th December 2019

Contact Details

Ms. Shivani Jadhav

Phone no: 7030527443

Email: gcsl[at]

Ms. Aishwarya Suresh: Phone no: 9429898506

Mr. Naman Lohiya: Phone no: 9712987933

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