The National Law School Of India University came into existence through a notification under the National Law School Of India University Act (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986). It signified the culmination of efforts by the Judiciary, the Bar Council of India, the Karnataka Bar Council, the Bangalore University and the Government of Karnataka to reform legal education and to establish a center of excellence for legal education and research in India. The Chief Justice of India is the Chancellor.
About the Journal
The Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a student-run, peer-reviewed journal published by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU). It aims to be a forum that involves, promotes, and engages scholars and students to express and share their ideas and opinions on themes and methodologies relating to the interface between law and society.
SLR invites contributions in the following categories :
Long Articles: Between 6,000 – 8,000 words.
Short Articles: Between 3,500 – 5,000 words.
Book Reviews: Between 2,000 – 3,000 words.
Case Notes/Legislative Comments: Between 1,500 – 2,500 words.
Notes from the Field: Notes from the Field are pieces designed to provide a glimpse into a new legal strategy, political initiative or advocacy technique applied in the field, a current problem or obstacle faced in legal reform or development work, or a new issue that has not yet received much attention and needs to be brought to light. For contributions in this category, empirical studies are encouraged.
Contributions must be made in the electronic form only. Please mail contributions to sociolegalreview.nls[at]gmail.com, with the subject ‘Submission for Socio-Legal Review – Volume 17(1)’
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