About Indian Institute of Legal Studies
The Indian Institute of Legal Studies was established in the year 2010. Acknowledged as one of the best law colleges in India, IILS is settled in the cradle of the quaint Himalayas and picturesque surroundings assimilating nature and education, a combination which is a rarity in itself.
The Indian Institute of Legal Studies is affiliated to the University of North Bengal, accredited by NAAC and is recognized by the Bar Council of India and approved by the University Grants Commission, under Sections 2(f) & 12(B) of the Act of 1956.
About the Journal
A cardinal requirement of academic life is the requirement of a platform for the exchange of intellectual ideas and expression of opinions.
Indian Institute of Legal Studies has provided such a platform in the form of IILS Law Review having an ISSN Number 2320-5318. It is a peer-reviewed journal acclaimed for original ideas and academic honesty. The Journal is currently soliciting submissions for Volume VI, Issue 1 (December) 2019.
It focuses on issues related to various aspects of laws and emerging trends of socio-legal issues. The journal welcomes submissions from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from within the intellectual and scholastic society.
The journal has a strong preference for articles that assert and defend a well-reasoned position. Submissions can be in the form of Articles, Notes, Comments and Book review.
Nature of Contributions
Articles: An article must conduct a complete analysis of the area of law, which the author seeks to highlight. It must contain a comprehensive study of the existing law with the suggestions and conclusions of the Author. Word Limit being 3,000 to 4,000 words.
Notes: A note is a relatively concise form of an argument advanced by the author. The focus of a note should be on a relatively new debate or controversy regarding the interpretation or implementation in the law. Notes shall primarily highlight contemporary issues, which need to be addressed, and the authors are expected to offer a solution. The maximum word limit for a manuscript in the form of note is 2,500 words.
Comments: A comment is where the author may decide to critique any recent/landmark judicial pronouncement or any recent legislation or bill before the Parliament or State Legislature. The word limit for a comment is 2,500 words.
Book Review: A Book Review is where the author identifies the central idea of the book, gives the reader indication of the author’s style, approach, or premises, and then offers an overall evaluation adding suggestions and latest amendments to the given laws in the book. The word limit is from 1800-2000 words.
Last date for Abstract submission: 20th of October, 2019 (In addition to the Abstract, each submission should contain a separate file containing the following information: The topic of the Article, The Author’s name, A short (one-page) CV of the author, Contact details including e-mail address, phone number and postal address.)
Intimation of the selection of Abstract: 24th of October, 2019
Last date for full paper submission: 20th of November, 2019 (Submissions should be made along with Plagiarism Test Report.)
Intimation of the selection of Full Paper: 20th of December, 2019
Citation Format: The citation format to be followed is The Bluebook (19th Ed.). In keeping with the same, speaking footnotes are discouraged.
Abstract: Every submission should be accompanied by an abstract of 250-300 words describing the relevant conclusions drawn in the manuscript.
Biographical Information of Authors: Details with biographical information of the authors must be given in the footnote of Author’s Name including the following details: Post, Email address, Postal Address, Name and Address of Institution, Course (if applicable), Academic Year.
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Mode of Submission
Submission of the abstract and full article shall be made by sending an e-mail at iils.lawreview.5318[at]gmail.com
Ms. Anuttama Ghose: (+91) 7894270847, 6296903427
Ms. Bandita Sengupta: (+91) 6296903440
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