November 28, 2021

Call for Papers| NLUJ Law Review: Submit by Oct 31 (No Publication Fee)

About the Review

The NLUJ Law Review is the flagship journal of National Law University, Jodhpur, established with the objective of promoting academic research and fostering debate on contemporary legal issues in India. It is a bi-annual, double-blind student reviewed and edited journal, focusing on an inter-disciplinary approach towards legal writing.

The remit of the Review is not restricted to any particular field of law but is broad enough to include national as well as international legal and policy-related issues.

Call for Papers

NLUJ Law Review invites original and unpublished manuscripts, including but not limited to, precise articles, short articles and research papers, in different facets of law and allied fields from academicians, practitioners, legal professionals, research scholars and students, under the following categories for Volume 7, Issue 2.

Long Articles (6000-8000 words, including footnotes)

This category includes submissions that are comprehensively analyzing a nuanced legal issue. It must include an analysis of the current legal scenario, should help the reader identify the lacunae therein and further provide constructive suggestions. The author(s) are also encouraged to provide their opinions and responses to the previous publications of the Review.

Short Articles (3000-6000 words, including footnotes)

This category includes submissions that undertake an in-depth study of specific legal issues and gives the reader valuable insight into the legal challenge identified by the author.

Notes and Comments (1000-3000 words, including footnotes)

The category is inclusive of both notes and comments that discuss any contemporary question of law. A note must contain an argument that emphasises on a legal dialogue or a definite point of law. A comment must contain a pivotal assessment of recent judicial decisions, recent legislation or policy reform proposals focusing on both national and international jurisdictions.


  • Challenges in access to justice through judicial or Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms in the virtual world;
  • Dissent and criticism are part and parcel of democracy, in reference to the scope of Freedom of Speech; electoral representation; public healthcare system; or civil rights during pandemic;
  • Gender equality vis-à-vis criminal laws or labour laws in India and in international sphere;
  • Digital government and digital administration, with reference to increasing surveillance; digital exclusion; or the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI);
  • Corporate and antitrust governance in the contemporary set up of Indian and international market; and
  • Roles, duties and powers of State/executive/police in extraordinary times of pandemic.

Kindly note that the above-mentioned list of themes is suggestive in nature and not exhaustive. The author(s) is permitted to submit manuscript on any other legal or policy-related issue.

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