About the Student Law Review
The GNLU Student Law Review (“GSLR”) is the flagship student-run journal of the Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. It is annually published in an online and open access format with student-edited and double-blind peer-reviewed process.
The Journal is open to academics, scholars, practitioners and students. The Journal’s focus is primarily Indian law. The Journal encourages comparative law and international law research, but the same must be related to Indian legal developments and challenges. The Journal also promotes an interdisciplinary approach to research in law.
Aims and Scope
- Foster a research culture focussing on improving the research acumen.
- Promote research focussing on law as well as the inter-disciplinary studies.
- Provide a scope for student-led research
- Ensure open access to the body of knowledge so culminated
The Law Review is open to academics, scholars, practitioners, and students. The Law Review focusses primarily on Indian law. We encourage comparative law and international law research, however, the same must be related to Indian legal developments and challenges. The Law Review also promotes an interdisciplinary approach to research in law, combining allied disciplines.
The following categories of submissions will be considered for publication:
- Articles: Between 4500-7500 words. We expect authors to comprehensively engage with the foundation of the chosen topic, aiming to underline its relevance for present times through legal policy.
- Case Notes: Between 1500-4000 words. A Case Note would analyse a recent judgment or landmark decision of Indian courts, informing on the background of the matter and substantive implications for future adjudication.
- Legislative Comments: Between 1500-4000 words. Legislative Comment would analyze or critique legislation or bill before the Parliament or any state legislature, facilitating a cross-jurisdictional comparative analysis and suggesting improvements.
- Book Reviews: Between 1500-4000 words. A Book Review would capture the essential literature in a legal book and presents its principles and arguments in a cohesive manner.
All submissions to the GNLUSLR must be original and should not contain any plagiarized content. University Grants Commission (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations 2018, would be applicable in terms of the acceptable limits of plagiarism.
The submission must mandatorily contain an abstract of 200-250 words. The other essential components of the submission include an Introduction, the Body and the Conclusion.
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