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Call for Papers for IILS Law Review [Volume 8, Issue 2]: Submit by Feb 15

The IILS (Indian Institute of Legal Studies) Law Review is inviting submissions by way of a call for papers for its Volume 8, Issue 2.

About the Institute

The Indian Institute of Legal Studies was established in the year 2010. Acknowledged as one of the best law colleges in India, IILS is settled in the cradle of the quaint Himalayas and picturesque surroundings assimilating nature and education, a combination that is a rarity in itself.

The Indian Institute of  Legal Studies is affiliated to the University of North Bengal, accredited by NAAC and is recognized by the Bar Council of India and approved by the University Grants Commission,  under Sections 2(f) & 12(B) of the Act of 1956. 

About the Journal

A cardinal requirement of academic life is the requirement of a platform for the exchange of intellectual ideas and the expression of opinions. Indian Institute of Legal Studies has provided such a platform in the form of IILS Law Review having an ISSN Number 2320-5318. It is a peer-reviewed journal acclaimed for original ideas and academic honesty. The Journal is currently soliciting submissions for Volume VIII, Issue 2 (June) 2022. 

Submission Details

It focuses on issues related to various aspects of laws and emerging trends of socio-legal issues.  We welcome submissions from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from within the intellectual and scholastic society. We have a strong preference for articles that assert and defend a well-reasoned position. Submissions can be in the form of Articles, Notes,  Comments and Book reviews. 

Nature of Contributions 

  • Articles: An article must conduct a complete analysis of the area of law, which the author  seeks to highlight. It must contain a comprehensive study of the existing law with the  suggestions and conclusions of the Author. Word Limit being 4,000 to 6,000 words.
  • Notes: A note is a relatively concise form of an argument advanced by the author. The  focus of a note should be on a relatively new debate or controversy regarding the  interpretation or implementation in the law. Notes shall primarily highlight contemporary  issues, which need to be addressed, and the authors are expected to offer a solution. The  maximum word limit for a manuscript in the form of note is 2,500 words. 
  • Comments: A comment is where the author may decide to critique any recent/landmark judicial pronouncement or any recent legislation or bill before the Parliament or State  Legislature. The word limit for a comment is 2,500 words. 
  • Book Review: A Book Review is where the author identifies the central idea of the book,  gives the reader indication of the author’s style, approach, or premises, and then offers an overall evaluation adding suggestions and latest amendments to the given laws in the book. The word limit is from 1800 to 2000 words. 

Important Dates 

  • Last date for Abstract submission: February 15, 2022 (In addition to the Abstract, each  submission should contain a separate file containing the following information:-The topic  of the Article, The Author’s name, A short (one-page) CV of the author, Contact details  including e-mail address, phone number and postal address.) 
  • Intimation of the selection of Abstract: February 20, 2022 
  • Last date for full paper submission: March 15, 2022 
  • Intimation of the selection of Full Paper: April 15, 2022 

Submission Guidelines 

  • Citation Format: The citation format to be followed is The Blue book (20th Ed.). In  keeping with the same, speaking footnotes are discouraged. This mode of citation must  be strictly followed otherwise the paper shall not be considered for publication. No  references/endnotes permitted.
  • The submission must be the original work of the authors. Any form of plagiarism will  lead to rejection. Research Articles with similarity index upto 10% shall be taken into  consideration by the Editorial Board.  
  • Submissions must be made in MS Word Format (doc)/(docx) only with Times New  Roman font (Main text: size 12 and 1.5 spacing; footnotes: size 10 and single-spaced).  Headings are to be in all caps and subheadings in title case
  • Abstract: Every submission should be accompanied by an abstract of 250-300 words  describing the relevant conclusions drawn in the manuscript. 
  • Co-authorship (up to 2 authors) is permitted. 
  • Biographical Information of Authors: Details with biographical information of the authors must be given in the footnote of Author’s Name including the following details:  Designation, E-mail address, Postal Address, Name and Address of Institution, Course (if applicable), Academic Year. 
  • The authors are advised to adhere to British English throughout the length of their manuscript.  

Mode of Submission 

Submission of the abstract and full article shall be made by sending an e-mail at  iils.lawreview.5318@gmail.com 

Disclaimer 

The College shall be the sole copyright owner of all the published materials. Apart from fair dealing for the purposes of research, private study of criticism, no part of this issue of Journal may be copied, adapted, abridged, translated, stored in any retrieval system, computer system,  photographic or other system or reproduced in any form by means whether electronic,  mechanical, digital, optical, photographic or otherwise without prior written permission from the publisher/editors. 

The editors, publishers and printers do not own any responsibility for the views expressed by the contributors and for the errors, if any, in the information contained in the Journal.

Please note that only the selected Author(s) will be intimated via email. Rest shall be free to submit their manuscripts in other journals after 15th April 2022 

Contact Information

For any queries or clarifications, write to: iils.lawreview.5318@gmail.com

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