Call for Papers: Institute of Law Nirma University

About the Journal

Journal of Centre for Environmental Law (ISSN 2456-2246) is the flagship publication of the Institute of Law Nirma University. The journal is an annual, peer-reviewed ISSN serial publication from the Centre for Environment Law of the Institute of Law, Nirma University.

It showcases contemporary issues and challenges specific to law, with an approach towards assimilating knowledge in the field of environment. It is an endeavour of the centre to become the beacon of legal education by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across the academia and research fraternity.

Theme

Climate Change

Sub-Themes

  • Sociological impact on the Vulnerable groups of society
  • Sustainable cities & climate change
  • Climate Finance
  • Mitigating the adverse impact by public & private participation
  • Human Impacts & Responsibility
  • Assessing the impact on diverse ecosystem
  • Plan & Prediction for the future
  • Any Other

Submission Guidelines

Word Limit: Submissions should not exceed

  • Research papers (5,000- 6,000 words)
  • Short notes (2000-3000 words)
  • Book reviews (1000-2000 words)
  • Case studies/commentaries (1000-3000 words)

However, looking at the quality and depth of research, relaxation may be given and word limit may vary.

Eligibility

It shall be open to all law students. (5 Year Integrated LLB/3 Year LLB/LLM), Law professors, Law practitioners etc. Entries can be co-authored. However, a maximum of two authors per entry is allowed.

Entries from all aspects of law whether direct or applied are welcome.

Submission Guidelines

  • Citation Style: The Blue-book Uniform System of Citation (20th edition) shall be strictly adhered to.
  • Format of Main Text & the Footnotes: The Times New Roman font, in font size 12 is prescribed for all entries. Further, the footnotes shall be in font size 10 and line spacing of 1.5 and 1.0 shall be followed respectively.
  • Mode of Submission: Entries are to be sent at centenvlaw.il@nirmauni.ac.in latest by January 28, 2022 (11:59 PM). No hard copy of the same is required.
  • Upon the completion of the review process the authors of accepted papers would be notified.

Publication Policy

  • All the submissions sent to the Centre must be original and should not have been published nor should they be under consideration for publication in any other journal.
  • Plagiarized entries are liable to be rejected.
  • There must not be any copyright issues with the article sent for publication purposes. Centre for Environment Law denies any liability which may arise in this regard.
  • By way of submitting their work to the Journal of Centre for Environment Law, the authors grant exclusive permission to JCEL to publish and reproduce their work in all streams of media.
  • Such right is subject to the doctrine of fair use as followed under the law relating to Intellectual Property Rights and subject to the entitlements of the author.
  • A process of peer-review shall be used to scrutinize all the submissions.
  • The editors reserve the right to delete or edit any article or part thereof whose content is found to be offensive, defamatory, out rightly unethical, or if it is suggestive of racism, sexual or religious discrimination, illegal or terror activities etc.
  • The article is subjected to rejection if its content is likely to offend the religious or political
    sentiments of the reader.

Contact Details

Faculty Coordinators, Mr. Abhinav Kumar, +91 8420142231

Student Coordinators, Nandini Goyal, 8439135123

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