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CfP: KIIT Student Law Review by KIIT School of Law [Volume XI]: Submit by Dec 20

KIIT School of Law is inviting papers for KIIT Student Law Review (Volume XI). The last date of submission is December 20.

About KLS

In the multidisciplinary environment of KIIT Deemed to University, KIIT School of Law (KLS) started its journey in the year of 2007. This is the first law School which is offering LL.B. with six specializations in Business Law, Constitutional Law, Crime & Criminology Law Intellectual Property Law, Taxation Law and International Law.

About KSLR

The KIIT Student Law Review (KSLR) is the flagship Review (ISSN: 2348-4381) of the KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. KSLR is an annual, student-edited journal having a double-blind peer-review process of selection. It aims to provide an incisive legal scholarship on contemporary legal issues.

The Review, through its publications, seeks to generate interest for a better understanding of the major areas of law and also to provide a national and international forum for debate on the comparative, analytical aspects and issues and for this purpose it encourages not only student but also professors, lecturers, policy makers and others to send in their submissions. The current volume is an open topic to promote discussions without any restrictions.

About Call for Papers

Keeping up with the streak of all the previous years, KSLR is all set to publish its Volume-XI, inviting submissions from academicians, practitioners, research scholars, students, and experts from within the legal community for manuscripts that assert and defend a well-reasoned position relating to various avenues of law.

Submission Categories

  • Articles (5000-7000 words exclusive of footnotes) — Article should provide an in-depth study in the contemporary legal issue. We intend to incorporate critical analysis and original assertions on the said issue.
  • Short Articles (3000-5000 words exclusive of footnotes) — Short articles should include condensed study in the contemporary legal issue. The nature of the writing should preferably include descriptive analysis and informed comments on any new ideas and perspectives.
  • Book Reviews (1200-1500 words exclusive of footnotes) — Book reviews should incorporate critical examination of a book pertaining to law, published two years preceding the release of the current issue of KSLR. All the book reviews must embody an assessment of ideas promoted by the author of the book from the point of view of originality, extent of analysis and quality.
  • Case Comments (2500 -4000 words exclusive of footnotes) — Case comments should include interpretation of any landmark judicial pronouncement in any contemporary legal issue. Brief information regarding contribution to and digression from the existing laws will be appreciated.
  • Legislative Briefs (maximum 2500 words exclusive of footnotes) — Legislative briefs seek to determine the implications of any existing or proposed Indian legislation (both Central/ State). The author (s) may focus on any specific section/s or present an overview of the legislation.

Submission Guidelines

Submissions to the KIIT Student Law Review [Volume XI] should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • All articles and short articles must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words.
  • The word limits are exclusive of footnotes and only footnotes are to be used and no end-notes or bibliography. 
  • The Harvard Bluebook, 20th edition is the style which is to be strictly adhered to for citations.
  • Sub-headings will be formatted in Normal with case size 12 in Times New Roman & Bold. 
  • The body of the writing will be formatted in Normal with case size 12 in Times New Roman.
  • Co-authorship is permissible up to a maximum of two.
  • The submissions will undergo a double blind peer-review process, therefore the author/s shall not disclose their identities anywhere in the body of the manuscript.
  • The Author(s) shall have to send a Declaration [as a separate attachment] as to that the work has not been published anywhere else and has not been submitted for publication elsewhere. For any issues arising in contravention to such declaration, the KIIT Student Law Review, and Editorial Board shall not be liable. The author shall be personally liable for his or her actions or omissions. The declaration should be a scanned document in PDF or Image (.jpg or .jpeg) formats containing the above mentioned declaration.
  • The submission shall also contain a separate Cover Letter as an attachment enumerating the following details:
    • Name of the author(s)
    • Address of the author(s)
    • Phone Numbers of the author(s)
    • Title of the manuscript
    • Submission Category – (Example – Article/ Short Article/ Book Review)
    • Name of the institution
    • Year of study (in case of a student)/ Designation (in other cases)
    • Email address(s)

How to Submit?

The submissions are to be made only in Microsoft Word Format (.docx or .doc files) by filling the following Google Form attached at the end of the post.


Interested authors are requested to submit the full paper by December 20, 2023.


All queries, correspondences, clarifications, etc. should be addressed to: Ms. Khushi, Editor-in-chief, KIIT Student Law Review Contact: 8260469825.

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