Call for Papers – National Law School of India Review (NLSIR); ( November 30, 2014)



NLSIR is inviting for submissions for its upcoming Volume 27(1). NLSIR is the flagship law journal of NLSIU, Bengaluru which is bi-annual, student edited and peer-reviewed.

Amongst the following categories Papers may be submitted:

a. Long Articles: Between 5000 & 8000 words, inclusive of  footnotes. Papers, here, are expected to engage with the theme comprehensively, examine literature comprehensively, and offer an innovative reassessment of the current understanding of that theme.

b. Essays: Between 3000 & 5000, inclusive of footnotes. They have to be concise in scope and should be dealing with a very specific issue, and argue that the issue must be conceptualized differently.

c. Case Notes and Legislative Comments: Between 1500 & 2500 words, inclusive of  footnotes. Here, it has to be an analysis of any contemporary judicial pronouncement, whether in India or elsewhere. It must examine the line of cases in which the decision in question came about and comment on implications for the evolution of that branch of law.

The NLSIR strongly recommends electronic submissions although hard copies( two copies of the submission) are also accepted.

The paper submission has to contain the name of the author, professional information, the title of the manuscript and contact information and it has to be submitted to :

[email protected]  under the subject heading ’27(1) NLSIR -Submissions’

The deadline of submission to Volume 27 (1) : 30th November, 2014

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