Call for Blogs! MNLUM Law Review Blog! Submit Now!
The MNLU Mumbai Law Review Blog is a peer-reviewed and student-run publication that serves as a unique platform for scholarly contributions in legal and allied fields. The Blog fosters a spirit of legal research by showcasing exemplary work on a wide range of subjects across the legal spectrum. It was established with the objective of initiating academic discourse on the relevant concerns of our legal systems. As the flagship online publication of MNLU Mumbai, the Blog aims to feature diverse and varied perspectives, thereby encouraging submissions from students, legal practitioners and academicians alike. The MNLUM Law Review Blog offers its readers an opportunity to stay connected with the latest developments in the legal field, as well as a chance to engage with insightful analyses and reviews.
- Authors: The Blog accepts submissions from both the students and the professionals.
- Nature of Submissions: The articles shall be analytical in nature expressing opinions or offering critiques on the legal and inter-disciplinary issues.
- Co-authorship: The submissions can be co-authored by a maximum of two authors.
- Plagiarism: The submission should reflect the original and unpublished work of the author(s). The Blog however permits a maximum similarity index of 15% and in no case a submission shall exceed this permissible limit.
- Word-Limit: The submissions shall ideally range between 1000 to 1500 words. This word limit is exclusive of the endnotes and any explanatory notes. The Blog, however, accepts submissions exceeding this word limit if it is deemed necessary in the light of the issue at hand.
- Format: All submissions shall be made in Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) format. The submission should adhere to the following formatting style: Font: Bookman Old Style; Font Size: 12; Line spacing: 1.5; Margin: 1 inch from all sides; Alignment: Justified.
- Citation: All relevant sources which are available as open-source documents such as judgments, laws, reports, articles, and other sources shall be provided as hyperlinks within the main text of the document itself. However, where a source is not available as an open-source document, the same shall be cited by providing an endnote instead of a footnote. All endnotes shall adhere to the uniform Bluebook 20th Edition citation style. For Endnotes the following formatting style shall be adhered to: Font: Bookman Old Style; Font size: 10; Line spacing: 1 and Alignment: Justified.
- Anonymity: The author shall maintain anonymity throughout the article and shall not disclose his/her name, institution’s name, or any other information that identifies the author in the file containing the article.
- Penalty: The Blog follows a detailed double-blind review process which starts right after the receipt of the manuscript. Therefore, the manuscript must not be under review by any other platform at the time of submission. Non-adherence to this rule shall result in a ban on publishing on the Blog for a period of six months.
All submissions shall be made by filling out the Google Form.
The Blog accepts submissions on a rolling basis.
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