Call for Papers (Volume 1, Issue 1)
ABOUT INDIQUE LAW JOURNAL
The Indique Law Journal is a double blind peer reviewed online law journal published by Indique Law, an organization working towards the goal to make legal knowledge affordable and accessible to everyone.
The main purpose of the journal concerns being a qualified research tool for practitioners, scholars, students, legislators, and others interested in legal studies. Indique Law Journal is a platform dedicated to students at all the levels as well as legal experts interested in writing about national and international political, social, economic, civil and or sub issues from a legal standpoint.
The journal is published quarterly, and each issue is focused on various legal issues, analyzed with an interdisciplinary approach.
Indique Law Journal is inviting submissions for its Volume 1, Issue 1.
THEME OF THE PAPER
The submission should deal with a relevant or topical issue concerning any contemporary socio-legal developments and discussions and must provide the author’s take on the issue, explaining the legal background succinctly and clearly.
1. Research Papers
The paper should be a comprehensive review of the relevant contemporary legal issue(s)/question(s) that needs to be analysed and presented. The paper must be clear and lucid on the topic that is dealt upon presented. The authors’ stand on the issue(s) should be expressed without any ambiguity. The word limit for the submission is 4000 – 6000 words (Abstract max. 350 words) , exclusive of footnotes and abstract.
2. Notes and Comments
Notes and Comments may include a brief analysis of a recent judicial pronouncement, legislation, book, or any relevant legal issue. The word limit for the submission is 2000 – 3000 words (Abstract max. 350 words), exclusive of footnotes and abstract.
3. Book Review
Book Reviews should include a brief but deep analysis of the topic of the book, the details mentioned in the book on the concerned topic, and also about the author’s stance and analysis of the topic discussed in the book itself. The word limit for the submission is 2000 – 4000 words (Abstract max. 350 words), exclusive of footnotes and abstract.
The paper should compulsorily include: –
These requirements, apart from the main content of the paper are necessary for the consideration of the same for publication. Non-availability of the above mentioned in the paper shall lead to disqualification.
NOTE: Both abstract and the main abstract are to be submitted together, not individually.
2. Paper Submission
All the submissions must be mailed to [email protected]. Submissions must be in MS Word (.doc or docx.) format only. Submissions made in any other format shall not be considered.
• The Main Text should be in font size 12, Times New Roman,1.5 spacing, justified alignment, with a margin of one inch on all sides.
• The Footnotes should be in font size 10, Times New Roman. Only substantive footnotes are accepted. Speaking footnotes should be avoided.
• The Citation format shall only be The Bluebook: 19th Edition.
Co-Authorship is allowed up to a maximum of 2 authors.
Co-authoring of paper (a maximum of two authors) is permissible. Only one submission per author is allowed. In the case of multiple submissions by an author, all the manuscripts submitted by the author shall be rejected at the outset. In case any author submits multiple papers either with the same author or with a different author, all the papers submitted by the author shall be rejected outrightly. The submission must be the original work of the author(s). In case of gross plagiarism, the manuscript shall be rejected directly. The relevant sources should be duly acknowledged as footnotes. The decision of the editorial board in this regard will be final and binding. The manuscript shall be original and unpublished.
3. Undertaking Submission
All the author(s) are required to submit an undertaking in a separate document mentioning their name, age, institution, year, and field of study. The undertaking must include a declaration that none of the parts of the submitted article has been reproduced from any published material and the submission has been nowhere published beforehand and the same is not under consideration anywhere for publication and the author(s) shall be solely responsible for any copyright violation and consequences ensue.
4. Submission Mode
All submissions with the subject titled ‘Volume 1.1, Indique Law Journal’ shall be mailed to [email protected] No submission shall be accepted after the deadline. The medium of acceptance of the manuscript is in English. The manuscript must adhere to the submission guidelines of the Journal.
THERE IS NO PUBLICATION/REGISTRATION FEE.
6. Important Dates
- Last date for registration – 25th August 2020
- Last date for submission of paper – 5th September 2020.
- The intimation of acceptance will be conveyed till – 10th September 2020
The team of Indique Law Journal shall peer review the submission and shall reject any submission if the same does not match our Editorial and Submission policies. The editorial board of the Indique Law Journal shall help the authors in every possible way to make their submissions meet the standards of our journal.
CERTIFICATE OF PUBLICATION
The author(s) shall be provided a soft copy of the publication of their article in our journal on their registered Email ID. The author(s) may inform us of a hardcopy of the certificate of publication, provided the cost of transit shall be borne by the authors.
The Journal will be published on our website www.ilawjournal.org
- Fill the registration form provided below.
- Once your registration is complete, a team member of the Indique Law Journal will reach out to you.