The Editorial Board in association with Ikigai Law is inviting submissions for Blog Series on “Emerging Technologies: Addressing Issues of Law and Policy” from law students, academicians, and professionals.
The challenges posed by the new technologies must be tackled with a robust framework given the upsurge in the number of issues plaguing this sector and the increase in the number of consumers in the digital sphere.
More cybercrimes had been reported in the first two months of 2022 in India than in the entire year of 2018, according to CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team).
Submissions are welcomed by legal practitioners, academicians, students, and members of the legal fraternity.
These sub-themes are merely illustrative. Submissions need not be restricted to this list, as long as they fall within the ambit of the main theme.
- Government to Revamp the IT Act – De-risking the Internet and India’s Atmanirbhar Internet
- Cyber Warfare & Cyber Terrorism
- Transition to Green Economies: Legal Initiatives and Challenges
- Legal Personhood to AI in the 21st Century: A Legitimate Demand?
- Humans and Technological Implants: Analysing the Sufficiency of the Existing Legal Framework
- Advancements in Biotechnology: Legal Issues & The Need for Solutions
- Metaverse: Manifold Concerns & Dearth of Laws
- Upsurge in Cyber Crimes: Grey Areas in Law and the Need for Regulations
- The Ever-transposing Contours of Fintech: Regulation & Compliance
All submissions must be in Garamond, font size 12, spacing 1.5.
- Manuscripts must include hyperlinks for relevant legal sources and other information, including any laws, treaties or other legal texts which are mentioned.
- The hyperlinks must only link to legal or reliable/respected news sources. The sources shall only be linked to primary sources. Hyper-linking to secondary sources may lead to re-corrections required from the authors.
- Only relevant legal sources that cannot be accessed online may be cited through endnotes. The endnotes should be in Garamond, font size 10, single-spaced. The authors can use any uniform style of citation. In order to help with the review process please use endnotes only if absolutely unavoidable.
- Margins: Left 1 Inch, Right 1 Inch, Top 1 Inch, and Bottom 1 Inch.
- Word limit for each post is 1500-1800 words (exclusive of endnotes). Articles exceeding the word limit shall be accepted subject to the discretion of the Board. If accepted, they shall be published in two parts.
- Authors are required to provide an abstract of 100-150 words along with keywords that represent the essence of the submission. The abstract is to be submitted along with the article itself in the same document as of the blog submission.
- The entries should be submitted only in .doc/.docx format.
- Entries selected, after the Peer Review process by Ikigai Law, shall be published on the RSRR website. The authors whose posts are selected for publication on the Ikigai Law website will also be provided an honorarium.
- The manuscripts which are selected by the Board shall be replied to within 21 days of the submission. In case no reply is received from the Board within 21 days, the article shall be deemed to be rejected.
- Co-authorship up to a maximum of two persons is permitted.
- The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or views stated in the submitted Manuscript.
- Plagiarism in any form is strictly prohibited. RSRR follows the University Grants Commission (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2018.
- Copyright of all blog posts published on the RSRR website shall remain with RGNUL Student Research Review. Copyright of all blog posts published on the Ikigai website shall remain with RSRR and the author. The same shall be subject to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) License.
- All moral rights shall vest with the author(s). The manuscripts not abiding by the above guidelines are subject to rejection.
Note: E-certificates from RSRR and Ikigai Law will be awarded to the authors of each published blog.
Ikigai Law will provide internship opportunities to two authors and an honorarium of INR 10,000 to the best entry.
All the submissions must be made through the Google Form linked towards the end of this post. Any submission made via any other mode than the one suggested or even via mail shall not be considered.
July 30, 2022
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