Call for Papers: Nirma University’s Journal of Centre for Environment Law [Nov 2019 Issue]: Submit by July 15

The Centre for Environment Law of Institute of Law, Nirma University hereby invites articles/research papers, case studies, and book reviews on law for publication in the Journal of Centre for Environment Law (November 2019 Issue) bearing ISSN Number: 2456-2246.

The journal is an annual, peer-reviewed ISSN serial publication from Centre for Environment Law of Institute of Law, Nirma University.

It showcases contemporary issues and challenges specific to law, with an approach towards assimilating knowledge in the field of environment.


Environment effects and loss of Biodiversity

  • Oceanic acidification and biodiversity
  • Genetic Engineering and biodiversity
  • Cross border movement of biodiversity
  • Access and benefit sharing in Biodiversity
  • Global warming and climatic effect on Biodiversity
  • India and CBD: The recent trends
  • Any Other

It shall be open to all law students (5 Year Integrated LLB/3 Year LLB/LLM), Person form Legal academia, Law Practitioner and others.

Submission guidelines

Word Limit: Submissions should not exceed:

  • Research papers (5,000- 6,000 words)
  • Short notes (2000-3000 words)
  • Book reviews (1000-2000 words)
  • Case studies/commentaries (1000-3000 words).

However, looking at the quality and depth of research, relaxation may be given and word limit may vary.

Entries from all aspects of law whether direct or applied are welcome.

Authorship: Entries can be Single authored or co-authored. However, a maximum of two authors per entry is allowed.

Citation Style: The Blue-book Uniform System of Citation (20th edition) shall be strictly adhered to.

Format of Main Text & the Footnotes: The Times New Roman font, in font size 12 is prescribed for all entries. Further, the footnotes shall be in font size 10 and line spacing of 1.5 and 1.0 shall be followed respectively.

Upon the completion of the review process, the authors of accepted papers would be notified.

How to submit?

Entries are to be sent at[at] latest by July 15, 2019 (11:59 pm). No hard copy of the same is required.

Contact info

Centre for Environment Law, Institute of Law, Nirma University Sarkhej – Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Via: Gota
Ahmedabad-382 481, Gujarat, India.

Phone number: 07930642823


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