Call for Papers : Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy (ISSN 2394-2657)


The Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy (ISSN 2394-2657) invites Articles, Short Articles, Case Commentaries for the Volume 2, Issue 1.

About the Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy

Indian Journal of Law and Public Policy (IJLPP) is a peer reviewed, bi- annual Journal of Public Policy intertwined with legal issues. The Journal seeks to create a platform where there is a flow of ideas and thoughts regarding issues pertaining to the public policy along with law and intermix of both as well. Journal has its two editions and invites Articles, Short Articles and Case Commentaries for the present edition.

Students, Members of the academia, Researchers and others interested may send in their work latest by 1st October, 2015.


1) The work submitted shall be original and unpublished.

2) Plagiarism of any kind is prohibited.

3) Maximum Co-Authorship of two persons is allowed.

4) Citation: The Citation style should be in consonance with Harvard Blue Book, 19th Edition

5) The body of the paper shall be-

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6) The copyright of the entry to the Journal will rest with the Editorial Board once the entry has been selected and the author (s) of the same have been notified.


Word Limit (s):

Word Limit mentioned below would be considered excluding footnotes.

Articles- not exceeding 10,000 words

Short Articles- not exceeding 5,000 words

Case Commentaries- not exceeding 3,000 words


The IJLPP shall follow British English.


Entries for the IJLPP should cover/address latest issues pertaining to law and public policies. IJLPP doesn’t believe in restricting the scholarly zone by laying down one or few themes. However, this time the Editorial Board has decided to cite few example(s) which can be taken into consideration by the applicants.

NOTE- The list present herein is not EXHAUSTIVE and doesn’t in any sense limits the scope of work to which the Journal caters.


  1. Death Penalty; Mercy and President; Conflict between the State and Centre on Sentencing.
  2. Change(s) in legal and social scenario post Shreya Singhal; Death of the Dissent; Role of Intermediaries; Net Neutrality.
  3. Feminism and Law; Revisiting section 498A (IPC); Marital Rape; Gender-Neutral Approach.
  4. Judicial Reforms; Judicial Independence via NJAC; Justice held at ransom via Strikes.
  5. Minority Struggle – Effective Implementation of NALSA Judgement, 2014; Section 377 & its fate, Dalit Representation and Oppression.
  6. Socio-Legal Impact of the Amendment to Surrogacy and Adoption Laws.
  7. Focus on Sports Law- IPL


1) The entries should reach the given email id before 5:00 PM, 1st October, 2015. Email ID- [email protected]

2) Entry should be in either ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.

3) A mail confirming the receipt of the entry and subsequently notifying selected works of author (s) will be sent.

4) A cover letter mentioning the name, contact numbers, name of the institution, name of the university should be attached alongwith the article itself.


For any doubt(s)/clarification, please contact us at-  [email protected]
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