Jindal Global Law School, part of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the inaugural issue of its Student-Edited Jindal Law Quarterly (the JLQ), formerly known as Jindal Law Journal.
Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) is a reputed law school imparting world-class legal education based on global collaborations with a vibrant research community that addresses cutting-edge issues facing a rapidly changing world.
The JLQ is JGLS’ flagship Student-Edited Law Quarterly inviting submissions, in the form of articles, case comments and op-eds, on a quarterly basis. It aims to provide a platform to the larger epistemic community to engage in cutting-edge contemporary legal research. It invites academics, lawyers, and students, to submit original and unpublished articles and/or case comments for its inaugural issue.
Submissions are invited on any relevant contemporary legal issue, illustratively touching upon issues on Constitutional Law (ex: NJAC debate), Information Technology (ex: Net Neutrality), Intellectual Property Rights (ex: Pharmaceutical Patents), Competition Law (ex: Legislations and Bills Guidelines 2015), Insurance Law (ex: Re-Insurance), Taxation Law (ex: GST Bill), Procedural Law (ex: Rape Examination), Administrative Law (ex: Quasi-Judicial institutions),
Human Rights Law (ex: Acid Attacks), Alternative Dispute Resolution (ex: Arbitration Ordinance 2015) and Contract Law (ex: Digital Contracts), or on any other legal domain.
Guidelines of Submissions:
- Authorship â€“ Both Individual as well as co-authored entries are permitted. Multiple entries may be submitted.
- Word Limits â€“
(a) Articles: 3000 to 5000 words excluding footnotes
(b) Case Comments: 1000 to 2000 words excluding footnotes
(c) Op-eds: 1000 words
- Formatting Specifications â€“
(a) Citation Style: Any uniform system of citation is recommended.
(b) Mode of Submissions: Electronically via a word-file file
(c) Paper Size: A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)
(d) Margins: Type within the dimensions of 1-inch (2.54 cm) margins top/bottom and left/right
(e) Line-Spacing: Single line spacing
(f) Title: The Title of the Article/Case/Op-ed should be in Upper Case, centered in Times New Roman, bold font size 18 point. There should be a 6pt spacing between the title and the authors.
(g) Author: Author(s) name(s) should be typed in Upper Case, centered in Times New Roman, bold font size 11 point
(h) Font: The body of the Paper/Case Note should be in Times New Roman throughout
- Cover Letter â€“ Authors must provide a brief bio-data including their Designation(s), Institutional Affiliation(s) and Contact Detail(s)
- Submission â€“ Authors must submit their papers/case comments to firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ by February 28, 2016, 11:59 PM IST with the subject line in the following format: Submission â€“ [Name of Author] â€“ Vol. 1 Issue 2
February 28, 2016
Prabhakar Singh (Faculty Advisor)
Prateek Chakraverty (Editor)
Rishi Raju (Managing Editor)
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