The KIIT Student Law Review (KSLR) is an annually published law review wherein a double-blind peer reviewing process is utilized so as to select papers for publication. The review has accomplished three years of successful publications bringing forth many critical legal issues and discussion on them to our readers.
The first volume published during the year 2014, delves into the facets of business and commercial law related problems wherein both the legislative frontiers and common law precedents found the base for discussions and debates. The second volume was thematized where many sections of the law were segregated to bring out the core current issues under them. The array included mining law, refugee laws, regulation laws and so on. The third volume catered to contemporary legal issues.
We open the call for papers for our fifth volume. In this volume, we are considering a broad framework so that our contributors feel free to expand their thoughts and provide avid and critical contemporary issues so that such can be highlighted for future debates and discussions amongst the legal fraternity. Check the submission details with respect to the themes, deadlines and other aspects under the “SUBMISSION” tab.
The fifth volume of the Review would highlight the contemporary legal issues from areas of Private Law. It would include topics from Contract laws, Labour laws, Property laws, Commercial laws, Competition laws etc.
A list of examples of sub-themes has been provided for such as:
1. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws
2. Investment Laws
3. Real Estate Laws with respect to the Real Estate Regulation Act etc.
4. Competition law such as Anti-dumping, Abuse of dominance, Controversy with respect to the 2007 amendment in Competition Commission of India etc.
5. Cyber laws with respect to data protection etc.
The above-mentioned themes do not restrict the area of writing. The theme is confined to any “Contemporary topic on Private Law”. The above themes are just indicative and other pertinent topics are very much appreciated.
ARTICLES (5000-7000 WORDS EXCLUSIVE OF FOOTNOTES) – Article should provide an in-depth study in the contemporary legal issue. We intend to incorporate critical analysis and original assertions on the said issue.
SHORT ARTICLES (3000-5000 WORDS EXCLUSIVE OF FOOTNOTES) – Short articles should include condensed study in the contemporary legal issue. The nature of the writing should preferably include descriptive analysis and informed comments on any new ideas and perspectives.
BOOK REVIEW (1200-1500 WORDS EXCLUSIVE OF FOOTNOTES) – Book reviews should incorporate a critical examination of a book pertaining to law, published two years preceding the release of the current issue of KSLR. All the book reviews must embody an assessment of ideas promoted by the author of the book from the point of view of originality, the extent of analysis and quality.
CASE COMMENTS (2500-4000 WORDS EXCLUSIVE OF FOOTNOTES) – Case comments should include interpretation of any landmark judicial pronouncement in any contemporary legal issue. Brief information regarding contribution to and digression from the existing laws will be appreciated.
LEGISLATIVE BRIEFS (MAXIMUM 2500 WORDS EXCLUSIVE OF FOOTNOTES) – Legislative briefs seek to determine the implication of any existing or proposed Indian legislation(both Central/State). Author(s) may focus on any specific section/s or present an overview of the legislation.
The Editorial Board,
KIIT Student Law Review (KSLR),
KIIT SCHOOL OF LAW,
Campus XVI, KIIT University,
Patia, Bhubaneswar 751024. Odisha, INDIA.
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