Call for Papers: NLUJ Law Review Vol. 5 Issue 2: Submit by July 16


The NLUJ Law Review is the flagship journal of National Law University, Jodhpur, established with the objective of promoting academic research and fostering debate on
contemporary legal issues in India. It is a bi-annual, double-blind student reviewed and edited journal focusing on an inter-disciplinary approach towards legal writing.

The remit of the Review is not restricted to any particular field of law, but broad enough to include national as well as international legal and policy-related issues.

Call for Papers

The NLUJ Law Review invites original, unpublished manuscripts from all academicians, authors, legal professionals and students from India and abroad, under the following

A. Long Articles (6500 -8500 words, including footnotes)

This category is designed to comprehensively deal with and provide a sustained analysis
of a particular legal topic. It must analyze the current practice in the field; identify the
lacunae therein, along with providing constructive suggestions. Author(s) are also
encouraged to write analytical responses to earlier publications of the Review.

B. Short Articles (3500–6000 words, including footnotes)

Papers in this category, must undertake a more comprehensive study of specific topics,
providing a new perspective and critical insight on the subject.

C. Notes and Comments (1500-3000 words, including footnotes)

Notes and Comments are an important feature of the Review. A note is a concise
argument focusing on any recent legal controversy or debate. A comment is limited to
critical appraisal of a recent judicial decisions, new legislations, or policy reform

Submission Procedure

All submissions must be mailed in Word format (doc or docx) as an attachment to, with the subject “Manuscript Submission for 5.2.” PDF/other formats/hard copy submissions will not be accepted.

The body of the email must mention the name of the author(s), contact number, academic year (if applicable), qualifications (if applicable), institutional affiliation, title of the paper, and a declaration to the affect that the manuscript is an original and previously unpublished work of the author.

General Instructions

Long articles and short articles must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 200 words.

Up to 2 co-authors are allowed for all categories, except Notes and Comments wherein co-authorship is not allowed.

All works must be original and unpublished, and not pending for review before any other journal. Any form of plagiarism will lead to disqualification for publication in the Review.
Submissions that exceed the word limit will not be accepted.

Deadline for submissions is 16th July 2018, 11:59 p.m. IST.


All questions and queries can be addressed to:

Alternatively you may contact: ABHIMANYU SHARMA: or CHANDNI GHATAK:

For full details, view the official notification given here.


This post was first published on: 14 Jun 2018

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