Call for Papers: HPNLU Law Journal: Submit by July 31

About the organisation

Himachal Pradesh National Law University (HPNLU) Shimla is a National Law University located at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

About the Journal

Himachal Pradesh National Law University Journal (HPNLU Law Journal) is a peer-reviewed, academic Journal of Himachal Pradesh National Law University which offers the contributors with a forum to explore the expanses of legal research.

The Journal is an extensively refereed annual online publication which aims to establish a pedestal seminal for scholastic discussion on multifarious legal issues of contemporary relevance.

The contours of analysis may partake interdisciplinary inquiry underlying a legal essence. Further, the Journal regards that the obligation of legal institutions transcends beyond a mere expedient ideational mechanism for law, which dilutes its diverse encounters.

The HPNLU Law Journal invites contributions of academic distinction from academicians for the maiden issue of the journal, to be out by September 2019.

The HPNLU Law Journal invites submissions under the following categories:

  • Articles (8000-12000 words excluding footnotes)
  • Case Comments (5000-8000 words excluding footnotes)
  • Case Notes and Legislative Comments (5000-7000 words excluding footnotes)
  • Book Reviews (2000-3000 words excluding footnotes) 

The theme(s) or topic(s) for the volume is not confined to a specific domain. All submissions engaging facets of legal interest and relevance shall be accepted.

How to submit?

All submissions in Electronic form: All contributions shall be submitted in electronic form. The paper should be processed in MS Office 2010 onwards, double spaced, with a left margin of one and a half inches and send to lawjournal.editor[at]

Abstract: Abstract of 150-200 words in length should be sent along with the electronic submissions.

Cover Letter: All submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter providing the title of the paper, name, designation and details of the author and co-author(s) institutional affiliation.

It is mandatory for the author/co-author(s) to make a solemn declaration regarding the originality of the paper and that the paper has not been previously published or submitted.

Important dates

Last Date of Submission: July 31, 2019 

Contact info

E-mail: lawjournal.editor[at]

Phone number: 0177-2779802

Important links

The website link is here.

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