3rd Call for Papers by Legal Specs Journal of Research and Legal Studies: Submit by Oct 15

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About Legal Specs

Legal Specs (An Initiative Registered under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises & Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India) is a community of law aficionados from throughout the country who believe that law should be available to everyone, as stated in the spirit of the Constitution. This community operates under the common motto “Lawyers in Making” with the goal of improving students’ awareness of careers and outreach.

About the Journal 

Legal Specs Journal of Research and Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to exploring and analyzing various aspects of law and legal systems. It aims to provide a platform for academics, researchers, practitioners, and students to publish their original research, insights, and opinions on the latest developments and emerging issues in the legal field.

The journal covers a wide range of topics, including but not limited to, Civil and Criminal law, International law, Comparative law, Constitutional law, Administrative law, Intellectual Property Law, Environmental Law, and Human Rights Law.

Theme(s)

The Legal Specs Journal of Research and Legal Studies welcomes submissions on socio-legal topics or issues pertaining to the law. They strongly encourage interdisciplinary research in the field of law and related disciplines.

Topic(s)

  • Civil Law
  • Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Family Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Employment Law
  • Tax Law
  • Cybersecurity Law
  • Health Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Property Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Sports Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Indigenous Rights Law

The list in not exhaustive in nature. These topics encompass a wide range of legal areas and provide a comprehensive coverage of various aspects of the law in our journal.

Sub Topics

Civil Law

  • Contract Disputes
  • Property Rights
  • Family Law Disputes
  • Inheritance and Succession
  • Personal Injury Claims

Criminal Law

  • Homicide and Manslaughter
  • Theft and Robbery
  • Drug Offenses
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Cybercrime

International Law

  • Treaties and Agreements
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Trade Law
  • Law of the Sea

Comparative Law

  • Legal Systems Comparison
  • Legal Transplants
  • Legal Culture and Tradition
  • Legal Reforms
  • Harmonization of Laws

Constitutional Law

  • Separation of Powers
  • Fundamental Rights and Freedoms
  • Judicial Review
  • Federalism
  • Constitutional Amendments

Administrative Law

  • Administrative Procedures
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Administrative Law and Technology
  • Administrative Law Reforms

Intellectual Property Law

  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Environmental Law

  • Environmental Regulations
  • Conservation Laws
  • Pollution Control
  • Climate Change Law
  • Environmental Impact Assessments

Human Rights Law

  • Freedom of Expression
  • Right to Privacy
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Women’s Rights
  • Indigenous Rights

Family Law

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Violence Protection

This list provides a detailed breakdown of subtopics related to each area of law, offering a comprehensive overview of the diverse subjects our journal may cover.

Submission Categories

Legal Specs Journal of Research and Legal Studies  invites original, unpublished content from all academicians, authors, legal professionals, and students across the globe under the following categories:

  • Short Article: (2500-5000 words, including footnotes).
  • Long Article: (5000-10000 words, including footnotes).
  • Book Review: (1500-2500 words, including footnotes).
  • Case Comment: (1000-2000 words, including footnotes).

Submission Guidelines

  • All submissions, whether long or short, must accompany an abstract.
  • Collaborative articles may have up to two co-authors.
  • Works must be original, unpublished, and not currently under review by any other journal.
  • The manuscript’s first page should not include the author’s names or institutional affiliations. The abstract must be followed through with keywords.
  • A cover letter must be included with the manuscript, containing the author’s name, institutional affiliation, title of the manuscript, and contact information (email and mobile number) in a Word file format.
  • The main body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman style, with font size 12, and 1.5 line spacing.
  • Footnotes should also be in Times New Roman style, with font size 10, and 1.0 line spacing. All headings must be uniformly formatted.
  • Footnotes should conform to the Bluebook 20th Edition or OSCOLA 4th Rules of Footnoting.
  • The original manuscript should not mention the author’s name or any other identity.

Important Dates

  • Last date of submission – 15th October, 2023
  • Communication of Acceptance – Immediately (Within 48 Hours)
  • Date of Publication – 31st October, 2023

Publication Charges

Single authored chapter – Rs 400

Co-Authored Chapter – Rs 500

Note: Payment to be made only after selection.

Review of the paper will be done free of cost, even if the paper gets rejected the comments for changes will be added.

Payments to be made at 9956502457 or shreeyanshu999@okhdfcbank

Submission Procedure

Mail the manuscript at [email protected] with subject “Submission”.

Contact Details

In case of any query or doubt one can connect to Shreeyanshu Tripathi.

Contact No – 9956502457 or mail at [email protected].

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