Sharda Law Review is inviting submissions for its Volume-2, Issue-II, [ISSN: 2582-2476] December 2022 by way of a Call for Papers.
The Sharda Law Review is a Bi-annual Double Blind Peer-Reviewed Law Journal published by the Sharda School of Law – Sharda University, Greater Noida.
Any appropriate contemporary theme related to the socio-legal aspect is acceptable.
Submissions can be made under the following categories:
- Long Articles (5000-8000 words): The article must be a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of a contemporary socio-legal issue and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.
- Short Articles (3000-4000 words): The article must be an analysis of a contemporary issue and should include a reference to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.
- Case Comments (1500-4000 words*): The comment must be an analysis of a recent judgment, bringing out its relevance in light of the development of laws, views expressed in the judgment, and the opinion(s) of the author.
- Book Reviews (1000-3000 words*): The review must be a crisp account of a recently published book in the area of legal studies, including the issues explored and related arguments of the author.
*The word limit is exclusive of footnotes and abstracts. The prescribed word limit may be relaxed up to 10%, at the discretion of the Editorial Board.
- Submissions are accepted only in the English language.
- All articles/papers must be accompanied by abstract not exceeding 300-500 words. Case Comments and Book Reviews do not need to be accompanied by abstracts.
- The abstract must expressly include the originality and usefulness of the idea that the author wishes to put forth and must categorically mention the specific contribution of the article beyond the existing available literature.
- Co-authorship (with no cap on authors) is permitted for all articles.
- The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12, and 1.5-line spacing.
- There must be footnoting.
- Content taken from online sources must be referred with the title/caption of the literature along with the name/s of authors following the ILI Bluebook style referencing of online-data base literature.
- The first page should be of Abstract wherein below the title of the paper, author/s name should be mentioned along with their institutional affiliation.
- At the end of the Abstract, there must be 4-5 Key Words.
- Starting from the introduction to the conclusion & suggestions, each topic, and sub-topics must be properly indexed in roman without underling, Italics, formatting, etc..
- Only the first letter of each word used for topic and sub-topics should be in Capital.
- Except for the case name, no content should be in italics.
- The citations must conform to the style of ILI Bluebook Citation rules here.
- Manuscripts should only use footnotes as a means of citation. No other method of citation is permitted.
- Substantive footnotes are permissible.
- The submission should be accompanied by a Covering Letter, which must include the following details:
- Name of Author(s)
- Contact Details (Address)
- Mobile No.:
- Institutional Affiliations (if any)
- Academic Qualifications
Note: If your paper would be considered for publication in SLR, you will be informed via email within 10 days from the date of receiving your paper.
Kindly send your manuscript in MS Word (.docx) format to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of the email should be “Submission for SLR Volume-2, Issue-II <Title of the manuscript> <Name of the author with institutional affiliation>”.
The submissions must be sent by December 15, 2022.
Sharda Law Review accepts manuscripts on a rolling basis. Manuscripts received after the submission deadline shall be considered for publication in Volume: 3 Issue-I, June 2023.
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