[Call for Applications] Call for Reviewer at MyLawman [Apply Soon]

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About MyLawman

MyLawman is one of the fastest growing Legal Community website for Legal Resource sharing and an e-learning platform for law students, legal professionals and legal academia. As a one stop solution, MyLawman caters to differential needs of Law students and professionals across different divisions viz. legal blogs, opportunities, journal, judiciary preparation and e-learning content including online courses. MyLawman is a growing family of around 250 law students as volunteers/ interns and campus ambassadors along with hundreds of law faculties on board. MyLawman partners with Law Schools, Law Firms, Domain Experts (resource persons) and NGOs working in the field of Law to build and disseminate legal knowledge to learners/legal fraternity.

We at MyLawman also provide law students and persons unrestricted access to legal resources and articles of Law.

About the Opportunity

MyLawman is looking to expand their team of expert peer reviewers. The core team is making active steps to expand and diversify the reviewer pool to ensure that only the highest quality of research reaches publication, and to uphold the integrity of research being published.

For the same, MyLawman invites reviewers who are subject experts and are willing to contribute to enhanced quality through their valuable review skills.

Please Note that this post is totally honorary in nature

What is Peer Review?

Peer review is the foundation of academic publishing. When you are asked to review a paper that has been submitted for publication, your expertise is being acknowledged and your opinion is being valued. As a service to their authors, MyLawman tries to provide constructive feedback to help them improve their manuscripts before publication. They rely on their reviewers to share their experience and expertise so they can publish only the highest quality research.

Who can Apply?

  • Academicians
  • Research Scholars/associates
  • PG Students
  • PhD Scholars
  • Advocates/Judges
  • LLM Students

Responsibilities of the Reviewers

The reviewers need to ensure the following:

  • Maintain absolute confidentiality with regard to the content of the manuscripts and keep their identity hidden from authors.
  • Review submitted work in an objective, responsible, impartial and timely manner.
  • Reviewers will have to evaluate the draft on various parameters, such as relevancy of topic, comprehensiveness, original contribution to existing knowledge, language, coherence etc.
  • Substantial similarities between submitted manuscripts and other published works of which the reviewer is aware, or any other suspected ethical misconduct to be reported to the editorial team.
  • Provide ‘follow up’ or any other relevant advice to the editorial team, if requested.
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Benefits of reviewing for MyLawman

Becoming involved in the peer review process for a journal can be a highly rewarding experience in and of itself. That said, there are several benefits specific to reviewing for MyLawman:

  • The Editorial Board will acknowledge all reviewers on our website.
  • A certificate of recognition.
  • Reviewers may be presented with the possibility to join the Editorial Board of our MyLawman Socio Legal Review journal (subject to the approval of the Editor-in-Chief).
  • Develop critical thinking skills essential to your own research and writing.
  • Advances your career – serving as a peer reviewer looks good on your CV and can make a difference when it comes to research, employment, and promotions.

MyLawman Review Process

The MyLawman Team works tirelessly to maintain the standards of our website. Each draft is screened thoroughly in three phases to ensure that

  • The content is grammatically correct
  • The content is related to the topic
  • The content is not plagiarized or copied
  • The content is fit for publication

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