Department of Laws at Panjab University, Chandigarh, invites submissions for its annual peer-reviewed journal, MAGLAW.

Department of Laws at Panjab University, Chandigarh, invites submissions for its annual peer-reviewed journal, MAGLAW, a pivotal platform for students' scholarly pursuits since its establishment in 2017, and welcomes your contributions for its upcoming 2023 volume.

About Call for Papers

The journal welcomes high-quality papers from students and provides them with an opportunity to showcase their research and scholarly work. The publication of the upcoming volume for year 2023 is approaching. Students enrolled in three-year and five-year law programmes, LL.M., and Ph.D. have the opportunity to submit their research papers, case comments, and book reviews by September 10, 2023.

About the Journal

MAGLAW is an annual publication by the Department of Laws at Panjab University, Chandigarh, which has been in existence since 2017. It functions as a peer-reviewed and refereed journal, uniquely tailored for students..

Submission Categories

  • Research Papers: 3,000 - 6,000 words
  • Case Notes: 2,500 - 3,000 words
  • Book Reviews: 1,000 - 2,000 words
  • Submission Deadline: September 10, 2023


  • All word limits are exclusive of footnotes.
  • The journal is flexible on the word count depending on the quality of the submission. Referencing and citation must be in conformity with the 21st Edition of the Bluebook Citation and Style Standard. Submissions must necessarily contain an abstract of not more than 200 words and five keywords.

Submission Guidelines

  • All submissions will be made through the Open Journal System (OJS), and the submitters can track their submissions through the OJS, which will be updated from time to time.
  • All submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter indicating name of the author, title of the submission, and author’s email address.
  • The work must also consist of an abstract, an introduction, the legal point/points involved, case laws cited with proper citation, and a conclusion.
  • The Editorial Board, overseen by the Editor in Chief, will conduct an initial evaluation and editing process for the submitted content as part of the peer review process, following which it will be sent to the reviewers/referees.
  • The submitted work should not have been published or submitted for publication anywhere.

Formatting Requirements

  • Use British English.
  • Word-processed in Times New Roman.
  • Main text: Font size 12 (spacing 1.5), footnotes: Font size 10 (spacing 1.0).
  • Maintain one-inch indent for paragraphs.
  • Number tables, graphs, figures, charts consecutively.


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