About the Journal MNLU, Nagpur
The primary objective of the Contemporary Law Review is to serve the academic community with original and outstanding contributions in the field of law and its allied disciplines, which delve into the issues most predominantly affecting society. It aims to serve those who are seeking holistic insight into the idea of justice in this rapidly evolving contemporary era. By providing a platform for high-quality legal scholarship, the journal endeavors to fuel reflection, spark conversations and debates, and ultimately result in action, by researchers, scholars, members of the bar and the bench, jurists, administrators, civil society, and policymakers. The first issue was released on September 29, 2017 by Hon’ble Shri Justice S.A. Bobde, Former Chief Justice of India and Former Chancellor of the University.
Categories for Submission
The Editorial Board of CLR is pleased to invite submissions from academicians and professionals; judges and advocates; industry experts, scientists, and research scholars. The journal does not restrict its scope to a strict theme; rather, it calls for contributions that push the frontiers of research in law and its allied disciplines. Nevertheless, the authors are requested to include research questions and reflect findings that fill existing gaps in research.
The submissions can be sent under the following heads: Long Articles of 7000-1000 words; Short Essays of 5000-7000 words; Comments on Judicial Decisions of 3000-5000 words; Analysis of Legislations and Bills of 3000-5000 words; and Book Reviews of 2000- 3000 words. The Editorial Board reserves the right to publish submissions by students, or submissions that do not adhere to the prescribed word limit, if it deems the submission to be an extraordinary scholastic work.
Guidelines for Submissions
- Submissions must be emailed at [email protected] (only in MS Word format) along with an abstract not exceeding 200 words along with 5 keywords.
- Submissions should be accompanied by a covering letter addressed to ‘The Editor, ContemporaryLaw Review (CLR) Editorial Board’. The covering letter should include the author’s, designation, institutional affiliation along with contact information and the submission must be the original work of the author(s).
- Any form of plagiarism (not more than 15% in total and 10% from one source in the main body of the paper) may lead to disqualification.
- Co-authorship is allowed, to a maximum of one co-author.
- Submitted entries must not have been sent for consideration at any other place for presentation o rpublication.
- The copyright of shortlisted contributors for publication shall be with MNLU, Nagpur.
- The Journal is likely to be released in the month of September 2022.
- A hard copy of the published issue as well as a letter of acknowledgment shall be sent to the contributors at their postal address.
- The last date for submission of manuscript is May 31, 2022.
- For formatting and referencing guidelines, authors must follow the ‘Formatting and Footnoting Guidelines’ as provided in Annexure-A. Please note that it is mandatory for all authors to follow the formatting and referencing style as provided in Annexure-A.
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