CfP: NLUO Student Law Journal [NLUO-SLJ, Vol 4, Issue 1]: Submit by April 15

About the journal

The NLUO Student Law Journal (NLUO-SLJ) is a peer-reviewed academic journal managed by and intended for students. It is brought out twice a year and bears the ISSN No. 2305-062X. Further details about the journal are available at its website, here.

For its forthcoming Volume 4 Issue 1 (2019), it invites submissions from undergraduate and postgraduate students of law and other disciplines.

In exceptional cases, submissions from full-time doctoral students may be considered at the discretion of the editorial board.


Submissions may be in the form of articles, notes, case/legislation comments, or book reviews.

  • Articles (about 6000-8000 words).
  • Notes (specific to a single issue) (about 3000-4000 words).
  • Case/Legislative Comments (about 3000 words).
  • Book Reviews (about 2000 words).

The word limits above are exclusive of footnotes.

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Manuscript guidelines

Please format submissions according to the NLUO-SLJ Instructions for Contributors. Click here to access the NLUO-SLJ Instructions.

A maximum of three co-authors is permissible for articles and a maximum of two for notes.

Co-authorship is not permitted for case/legislative comments or book reviews.

Please note that NLUO-SLJ follows a strict no-plagiarism policy.

Submissions are subjected to plagiarism checks commensurate with appropriate international standards. NLUO-SLJ also follows a strict exclusive submission policy.

No submission should be published or under consideration for publication anywhere else.

Any infringement shall be liable for automatic disqualification.

Submission procedure

NLUO-SLJ accepts submissions only through e-mail. MS Word (.doc, .docx) and OpenOffice Writer (.odf) are the only accepted file formats. Files in other formats, particularly PDF, shall not be considered.

Submissions may be sent to the following address: nluo-slj[at]

The subject line of the covering e-mail should contain the following:

  • Mention of the fact that it is a submission for Volume 4 Issue 1
  • If a note, case comment, legislative comment, or book review, then the type of submission (not applicable for articles)
  • The abbreviated title of the submission.

The covering e-mail should contain the following particulars:

  • The full title of the submission
  • Type of the submission
  • Word count
  • The name, affiliation, and contact details of the author (in case of multiple authors, the names and affiliations of all authors, and the contact details of the corresponding author)

E-mail submissions to nluo-slj[at]

The last date to submit is 15 APRIL 2019.

NLUO-SLJ follow the policy of rolling submissions. Manuscripts received after the deadline may be considered for future issues.


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