“NLUA Law & Policy Review” is a faculty run referred journal at the National Law University, Assam reviewed extensively by the editorial team as well as by external reviewers.
Research paper should be thematic and identification of sub-themes will be highly appreciated.
It should have proper research questions and should also reflect the findings.
1. Research Papers: Between 7000 and 10000 words, inclusive of footnotes. Papers in this category are expected to engage with the theme comprehensively, examine literature comprehensively and offer an innovative reassessment of the current understanding of that theme.
It is advisable, though not necessary, to choose a theme that is of contemporary importance. Purely theoretical pieces are also welcome.
2. Notes: Between 3000 and 5000 words, inclusive of footnotes. This section should include a thought provoking and innovative piece consisting chiefly of personal opinions and analysis.
3. Case/Report Comments: In between 2500- 3000 words, inclusive of footnotes. This part should entail an analysis of contemporary Indian or International judicial pronouncements relevant to the themes.
It must identify and examine the line of cases in which the decision in question came about, and comment on implications for the evolution of that branch of law.
4. Book/Reports Review: Word limit is 2000- 3000 for review of a book relevant to the themes.
The review should identify the relevant arguments put forth by the author and present a comprehensive analysis of the same.
Submissions must be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Preferably in docx format, along with a covering letter addressed to Dr. Topi Basar, Editor, NLUA Law & Policy Review Publication Committee.
The covering letter should include the author’s contact information and a short abstract (250-300 words) that outlines the main questions or themes addressed in the paper.
30th June, 2017