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NALSAR Student Law Review is now accepting submissions for its upcoming Volume XIII. NSLR is an annual, student-edited, peer-reviewed law journal that is the flagship publication of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India.
We are committed to encouraging and enhancing the quality of legal scholarship in India through a collaborative system of review. From this year on, we will be accepting submissions from undergraduate and graduate students, academicians and legal practitioners.
The National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) was established in 1998 by a Statute of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Since its inception, the University has been home to vital conversations on law and justice. These conversations have acknowledged that questions of justice arise in all legal pursuits whether in the world of courts, corporations, education or administration. Using law as an instrument of social change the University has supported crusades for land rights, disability empowerment and against moral policing and hate speech.
NALSAR is committed to the creation of an ethical legal culture, which protects and promotes the rule of law. The social justice agenda is no laughing matter but the University believes that the cause of building a rule of law society is a continuous enterprise, which is sustainable if it is undertaken with optimism and good cheer.
Submissions may be in the form of Articles (5,000-8,000 words), Essays (3,000-5,000 words), Comments (1,500-3,000 words) or Book Reviews (1,500-3,000 words).
The word count is exclusive of footnotes. The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, size 12 with 1.5 spacing.
The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 with single spacing. Submissions must conform to the Bluebook system of citation and include a 250-word abstract that briefly summarises the paper.
The last date for submissions is May 31, 2018.
Submissions are to be e-mailed to [email protected] with the subject heading ‘Volume XIII – NSLR Submission’.
The e-mail should indicate which category the paper is intended for. Further, it should also contain the name of the author, qualifications, title of the manuscript and contact information.
Please do not include any information that could identify the author in the manuscript itself. Co-authorship is allowed.