Call for Papers: RMLNLU Law Review Volume XI

By | August 1, 2020
RMLNLU Law Review Volume XI

About RMLNLU Law Review Volume XI

RMLNLU Law Review (‘Journal’) is an annual Journal published by the Journal Committee of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow which seeks to provide numerous insights and views into contemporary legal issues and encourage conversation about the same. We seek to provide numerous insights and views into contemporary legal issues and encourage conversation about the same through our Journal. The RMLNLU Law Review runs parallel to the RMLNLU Law Journal on CMET (Communications, Media, Entertainment, and Technology).

After having celebrated ten years of immense success and acclaim as a reputed Journal, we are pleased to announce the call for papers for Volume XI of the RMLNLU Law Review. We are also extremely excited to bring to your notice, the addition of an Advisory Board for RMLNLU Law Review Volume XI. The expertise and experience of the diversely composed board which has representation in the form of professors, advocates, and legal professionals, is to provide a holistic review of each article and uphold the standard of the articles that finally get accepted for publication; with there being a great emphasis on quality research, the relevancy of topic and novel contributions in the scrutiny phase of review.

The Journal accepts submissions from law students and professionals all over the country and abroad in the form of:

  • Articles: 5000-7000 words
  • Essays: 4000-5000 words
  • Case notes/comments: 2000-3000 words
  • Book Reviews: 2000-3000 words

The submissions may be on any contemporary legal issue. The authors are expected to adhere to the prescribed word limit (excluding footnotes and abstract), as indicated above.

Each of these entries shall be required to conform to the set of guidelines that follow.

Submission Guidelines

The formatting shall be as per the following:

Content

  • Font – Times New Roman
  • Font size – 12 pts.
  • Line spacing – 1.5
  • Margin – 1” from all sides
  • Alignment: Justified

Footnotes

  • Font – Times New Roman
  • Font size – 10 pts
  • Line Spacing – 1.0
  • All the sources in the footnotes must be properly cited strictly in accordance with the latest OSCOLA (4th edition) format. No endnotes or speaking footnotes (descriptive footnotes) are allowed.

General Instructions

  • An abstract of about 250-300 words and 5 keywords should be mandatorily included in the same word document as a part of the submission.
  • The title should be Bold, Underlined, in Capitals, Size 16, and Centre Aligned.
  • Headings should be Bold, in Capitals, Size 14, and left-aligned.
  • The contents should in no way, directly or indirectly, indicate or reference the identity of the author(s).
  • The submission should be original and non-plagiarized. They should exhibit originality in thought, critical evaluation, and careful interpretations. Submission of a paper shall be taken to imply that it is an unpublished work and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • The author(s) must send in the cover letter in the body of the mail, which must contain all the relevant biographical details (Name of the author(s), their degrees, Designation, Name of College/University/Institution, Postal Address, Phone Number and Email ID). A separate attachment as a cover letter will not be entertained.
  • The mail bearing the manuscript must indicate the category that the submission is intended for, i.e. Article/ Essay/ Case Comment/ Book Review.
  • Co-Authorship to a maximum of two members is allowed. However, co-authorship is not allowed in “book reviews” and “case notes/comments”.
  • Editors’ decisions shall be final and binding. They reserve the sole rights to the publication of the selected articles in addition to; inter alia, any edits/amends/reproduction.
  • The contributions presented to and accepted for publication and the copyrights therein shall be the intellectual property of the Journal Committee, RMLNLU.

How to Submit?

The submissions may be emailed to [email protected] in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format. The attached submission in the email, i.e., the name of the document must be the name(s) of the author(s).

The subject title for the mail must be ‘Article/Essay/Case Comment/Book Review for Volume XI’. Please note that only one submission per author or a team of co-authors is permissible. In case of more than one submission, only the one received first would be considered for review.

Submission Deadline and Review

The deadline for submission of the manuscript is 25 September 2020.

There shall be a rigorous review process comprising 3 stages. Members of the Advisory Board will be closely involved in the review process. This would ensure a greater standard of review and identification of quality academic writing. The authors shall be intimated about the status of their manuscript at every stage.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

  • Agrima Gupta: +91-98103 73335
  • Harshit Agrawal: +91-94254 29954
  • Aditya Pattanayak: +91-98188 49520

Reported by: Dhaman Trivedi


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