November 26, 2020

Call for Papers| for GNLU’s Gujarat Law Journal: Submit by Nov 15 [No Publication fee]

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About the GNLU’s Gujarat Law Journal

The Gujarat Law Journal (GLJ) started in 2011, as a part of Sapta-Dhara Research Initiative of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2011. GLJ is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed Journal having an ISSN number. It provides a dedicated platform to express views on topical legal issues, thereby generating interplay of ideas on emerging matters and issues.

On acceptance of the paper, the contributor will be asked to assign copyright to GLJ, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar.

About Call for Papers

GNLU-GLJ invites contributions for the Journal for its 5th Volume, 1st Issue.

Categories and Word Limit

  • Long Articles: 5000 words minimum
  • Short Articles: 3000 words minimum
  • Case Comments: 3000 words minimum
  • Book Review: 2000 words minimum

The word limit in the journal is exclusive of the footnotes. There is a provision for flexibility in terms of word limit depending upon the quality of the submission.

Submission Guidelines

  • The submissions must contain an abstract of not more than 200-300 words. It must be italicised and inserted just after the title and the author’s name.
  • A cover page must be submitted along with the paper. The cover page must provide the Title of the paper, Author’s details, providing Name, Address, Phone number, email ID and institution’s name, and word count.
  • Co-authorship is permitted but it must not be more than two.
  • 20th Harvard Bluebook Edition has to be strictly followed as the format for citations. Authors shall only use footnotes and no Bibliography and no End notes shall be inserted in the article. The citations can also not be inserted in the main text, for instance through parenthesis.
  • The submission must have an introduction and a conclusion, along with its body being divided in suitable heading and sub- headings.
  • The name of a case in the main text has to be italicised.
  • Any quoted text, whether of a judgment or of an author, etc, has to be mentioned in a separate paragraph, italicised, with one indent. The word limit for the quoted text is 100 words.
  • Formatting that has to be followed for the article is as follows-
  • Title: Times New Roman, size 14, Centre Aligned, Small Caps, Bold.
  • Author’s details: Font Times New Roman, size 12, Right aligned, Italicised.
  • Abstract: Font Times New Roman, size 12, Justified, Italicised, Line spacing 1.5.
  • Main text: Font Times New Roman, size 12, Line spacing 1.5, justified (As per the discretion of the author, some words or sentences can be made bold or italicised, but the same shall be appropriate). There must be a one-line gap between all paragraphs and headings.
  • Footnotes: Font Times New Roman, size 10, Line spacing 1, justified. No speaking footnotes are permissible.
  • 20th Harvard Bluebook Edition has to be strictly followed as the format for citations. Authors shall only use footnotes and no Bibliography and no End notes shall be inserted in the article. The citations can also not be inserted in the main text, for instance through parenthesis.
  • All Submissions and Abstracts should be sent as a Word file by e-mail to [email protected]

Submit By

15 November 2020

Contact

Write to [email protected] for queries.

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