Established in 1909 under the guidance of Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, the Department of Law of the University of Calcutta is one of the oldest legal institutions in the South Asian sub-continent.
The Journal and Seminar Committee is a student-run academic committee of the Department of Law, University of Calcutta, committed to regulate, facilitate and promote the spirit of legal research, academic writing and substantive discourse within the realm of contemporaneous jurisprudence.
About the Blog
Legis Sententia is the online-only undergraduate blog of the Department of Law, University of Calcutta, overseen and regulated by the Editorial Board of the Journal and Seminar Committee of the Department. The blog intends to address the need for law students to remain periodically up-to-date with contemporaneous facets of law. The various submission verticals of the blog are:
Intellectual Property Rights;
International Law; and
National Security Law
The Journal and Seminar Committee shall operate the blog through Medium, an online blog publishing platform and accept submissions on a rolling basis.
The Editorial Board of Legis Sentenria shall entertain Legal Articles and Editorials as submissions for publication within the said Blog from academicians, jurists and students alike.
Any and all additional information, including the list of editors and the editorial policy of the Committee, can be accessed at the Blog Charter attached below.
Submission Registration and Application Details
Legal Articles (not exceeding 2500 words)
Editorials (not exceeding 1500 words)
Font: Times New Roman;
Body Font Size: 12;
Citation Font Size: 10;
File Format: Microsoft Word (.docx);
Body Line Spacing: 1.5
Citation Line Spacing: 1.0;
Page Margin Spacing: 1″ (Top, Bottom, Left & Right); and
All submissions shall be directed to culawjsc[at]gmail.com (the official email handle of the Journal and Seminar Committee) bearing the subject- “Submission for Legis Sententia”.
The submission mail shall also include the vertical/theme of the submission as well as the category of the submission made (Legal Article/Editorial).
Disclaimer: Any academic content published in the blog mentioned herein will be for informational purposes only and shall not be reflective of the views of the Editorial Board of the Journal and Seminar Committee of the Department of Law, University of Calcutta or any other institution, but only the views of the author concerned.
Any and all submission queries shall be directed at the Editorial Board, addressed to the Committee’s email handle at culawjsc[at]gmail.com of the Journal and Seminar Committee bearing the title-“Query Re:/Regarding Blog Submissions.
A student-operated academic committee of the Department of Law, University of Calcutta, committed to regulate, facilitate and promote the spirit of legal research, academic writing and substantive discourse within the realm of contemporaneous jurisprudence.
The Committee oversees the functioning of the Departmental Journal and Blog, and enjoys exclusive authority to organise Seminars, Conferences and Symposiums within the Department.