Legalreadings is Founded by the students of Aligarh Muslim University, run professionally supported blogs, a newly established platform with the primary objective of promoting and publishing quality legal research on academics and contemporary issues of law.
About the Blog
The Blog aims to publish short academic articles alongside commentary on contemporary and recent emerging socio-political issues falling within the spheres of law.
LegalReadings welcomes submissions from Law Aspirants, undergraduate and graduate students as well as practitioners, academicians, and experts.
While there are no rigid thematic constraints, the article should be related to the academic sphere, which the law students acquainted during their graduation period. The expectation is that the submitted article will provide informed perspective, critical thinking and new insight to the readers. We encourage submissions on a wide variety of topics:
Indian Penal Code
Code of Criminal procedure
Indian Evidence Act
Civil Procedure Code
Important Supreme Court Judgments: Summary
Current Legal Affairs
Law and COVID-19
Note: Above mentioned themes are not exhaustive, the Author can write as per his own area of interest but the article must belong to the legal fraternity.
Submission must be original and unpublished.
Authors are advised to keep the submission concise and precise, ideally between 1500 to 4000 words.
The manuscript submitted must be in Times New Roman.
The line spacing must be 1.5
The font size of the title: 16, the font size of headings -15 and the font size of the body – 12.
Authors must refrain from using footnotes. instead, sources must be hyperlinked and endnote must be provided
All submissions must be sent in an MS Word document with the title “Blog Submission”
Co-authorship up to two authors is allowed.
The submissions must be sent to legalreadings.law[at]gmail.com in a MS word document.
Legalreadings, generally take 7-8 days to review a submission, decision to publish may be made subject to revisions.
The manuscripts submitted are original pieces of work and have not been plagiarized nor has been published or is in consideration for publishing in any other place.
Short Articles: 1500-2000 words
Long Articles: 2000- 4000 words
Note: No publication fee shall be charged at any stage.
Deadline of Submissions: 10th July 2020.
Top 2 entries will be awarded a cash prize of 500 each.
Certificate of Participation
E-Certificate of Publication provided to All the Participants, who’s blog will be published on our website (PDF)
E-Certificate of Participation provided to All the participants (PDF).
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