About the National Law Institute University
The National Law Institute University (NLIU) was started in 1998 under NLIU Act No. 41 of 1997 of the Madhya Pradesh Legislature. The law university is recognised by the Bar Council of India and, is a part of Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) in India, Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Asian Law Institutes (AIL) and, International Association of Law Schools (IALS). Besides, NLIU Bhopal also has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with five foreign universities.
NLIU Bhopal was first started with a five-year integrated LLB course – BA LLB (Hons.), and now it offers three more courses in law at the postgraduate level.
About the International Trade Law Journal
The NLIU International Trade Law Journal, a peer-reviewed annual publication of the National Law Institute University, Bhopal, is calling for submissions for its inaugural edition. The Journal aims to provide a forum for intellectual discourse and academic research into various themes of international trade law and associated fields. With an interdisciplinary approach, the Journal aspires to contribute to the niche but developing study of international economic laws. The Journal would serve as a platform for scholars to study varied areas of law that have an impact on world trade.
Call for paper
We invite submissions from academicians, practitioners, researcher scholars, students and experts from within the legal community for manuscripts that assert and defend a well-reasoned position relating to international economic laws. The themes of interest include;
i. International trade law and policy
ii. International investment law and policy
iii. Trans-border dispute resolution
iv. International financial law
v. Global competition law
However, these themes are not exhaustive and the author may choose any interdisciplinary approach with regards to trade and allied laws
Authors willing to contribute to the journal are required to send in extended abstracts by 11:59 PM on 31st August, 2021 on the acceptance of which, full papers shall be submitted by 11:59 PM on 30th November, 2021 (tentatively).
Authors must note that acceptance of their abstract does not guarantee the publication of the final manuscript. All manuscripts will undergo a rigorous process of review and only those manuscripts of highest academic standards shall be accepted.
Guidelines for extended abstracts
An extended abstract must contain all relevant aspects and information about the proposed topic and must explain in detail the research work being done and the findings. It must include the objectives of the research and the question it seeks to answer. The word limit for an extended abstract would be up to 1,000 words; however, for Book Reviews, Case Comments, and Notes, the abstracts can be up to 700 words.
1. Long Articles(6000-8000 words)
2. Short Articles(4000-6000 words)
3. Book Reviews (1500-2500 words)
4. Case Comments(1500-2500 words)
5. Notes(1500-2000 words)
Layout& Drafting of the Manuscripts
The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and 1.5-line spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and single line spacing. The citation style should be in consonance with the 4th edition of the Oxford style of citation (OSCOLA). Speaking footnotes and endnotes are discouraged;
1. All extended abstract submissions must be made by 11:59 PM (Indian Standard Time) on 31st August, 2021.
2. The work submitted shall be original and unpublished;
3. A maximum co-authorship of two authors is allowed;
4. The final decision as to the acceptance of manuscripts rests with the Editorial Board.
In case of any queries, the editorial board can be reached at [email protected]
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