The ALSD Student Journal (ISSN 2249 – 4421), an initiative of The Student Journal Society of Amity Law School, Delhi (GGSIP University) welcomes submissions for Volume V of the Journal.
The special focus for the issue is “Constitutional Law.”
The coverage of the journal includes all new developments in the field of constitutional law.
The scope of the journal includes (but is not necessarily limited to) research pertaining to:
A comparative constitutional study
Constitutional validity of various government orders (e.g.; beef ban, odd-even policy, etc.)
The validity of NJAC vis-a- vis the constitution
Global concepts of constitutionalism with democracy
Human Rights and the Constitution
Environment Law and it’s relation to the Constitution
Constitutional Law and International Law
Economic analysis of Constitutional Law
Administrative Law and the Constitution
Legislative Activism under the Constitution
Fundamental Right Jurisprudence in Modern India
Directive Principles as an agenda for India
Lack of Constitutional Mandates for Intelligence and Investigative Agencies
Co-authorship is allowed up to a maximum of two authors. Manuscripts can be in the form of articles, essays, notes, case comments and book reviews.
The last date for submission of abstracts is 15th August, 2016 by 11:59 pm.
The last date for submission of selected papers is 30th August, 2016 by 11:59 pm.
It is encouraged that the paper takes into account recent developments in constitutional law and policy.
Submissions with contemporary legal relevance will be preferred over others.
Due consideration to the legal scope of the subject matter at hand is to be given.
It is expected that political or sociological take on a given problem shall not be at the expense of legal relevance of the subject matter.
The flow of the content in the submissions must be in a logical manner, conveyed with utmost clarity and without any repetitive or circular arguments.
The body of the manuscript shall be in font size 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing.
The footnotes shall be in font size 10, Times New Roman, 1.0 line spacing.
Articles –5,000 – 7,000 words
Essays – 3,500 – 5,000 words
Notes and Case comments – 2,000 – 3,000 words
Book Reviews – 1,500 – 2,500 words
The word limit mentioned herein above is exclusive of footnoting.
In exceptional circumstances, if the manuscript exceeds the word limit, their publication may be allowed subject to the discretion of the Editorial Board.
Citations must be done in the footnotes and conform to the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Edition) style.
All manuscripts must be the original work of the authors and must not have been published or considered for publication elsewhere.
All manuscripts must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject marked as “Submission for the ALSD Student Journal”.
The submissions shall be made in the form of a Microsoft Word document (preferably 2003 or 2007 format).
All manuscripts must be preceded by a separate cover page containing the title of the manuscript, name of the author, year of study, course, college/university, and contact details. These details should not be mentioned anywhere in the body of the manuscript.
All queries shall be emailed to email@example.com with the subject marked as “QUERY”.
All suggestions/feedbacks shall be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject marked as “FEEDBACK”.
For further details contact Mr. Dhruv Chawla: 09971897143