Call for Papers: The Network for International Law Students [NILS]: Submit by Sept 20

First published on 5th August, 2016.

About the Organization

The Network for International Law Students (NILS) is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit organization, run by and for law students.

It seeks to promote legal awareness among all people and encourage communication and cooperation among law students and lawyers internationally; contribute to legal education; promote social responsibility in the field of law; increase opportunities for students to learn about other cultures and legal systems worldwide; and publicize educational and career opportunities in law.

NILS also provides law students opportunities to develop their skills through our traineeship programme as well as through our publications.

Call for Articles

NILS India endeavours to kick start its Blog on a professional and personal level to contribute to the dissemination of ideas and provide a platform for discourse and debates for an overall development of thought process, tolerance and promotion of diversity in the field of law.

NILS India invites law students to submit thought-provoking articles for its Blog for the following sections of interest:

1. Humans of Law School:

The ‘Humans of Law School’ section is a space that contributes to the law school experience. All students interested in writing about their personal yet intrinsic law school experiences and important events trending in their respective law schools are welcome to submit their articles under Humans of Law School.

The three best articles would feature on the NILS India Blog for the forthcoming edition. The number of words in the article must not exceed 1000 words.

2. Legal Beagle

This section of the Blog called ‘Legal Beagle’ will conventionally feature well articulated essays and articles analyzing (even critically) a certain provision of Law or a relevant Supreme Court or High Court judgment in civil and criminal jurisdictions. We also welcome thought provoking articles on contemporary topics of International Law.

The three best articles would feature on the NILS India Blog for the forthcoming edition. The number of words in the article must not exceed 2500 words (including end notes).

Submission guidelines

i. All entries shall be in MS Word format.

ii. The articles must be unpublished and original without any plagiarism.

iii. The cover page of the submission shall contain the following details only – title, the name of the Author, contact detail and the name of the educational institution of the author.

iv. The endnotes shall conform to Bluebook 19th Edition rules of citation.


30th August, 2016

Submission Procedure

All articles must be submitted on or before 30th Aug 2016 to


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