About Amity Law School
Amity Law School, Delhi has the unique distinction of being the first law school in Delhi to start a 5-year integrated LLB (H.) programme in 1999. It has been granted affiliation by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi which was further approved by the Bar Council of Delhi. The law programme offered by the School seeks to promote multi-disciplinary analysis of the socio-legal problems by designing effective course structure and teaching methods.
About ALSD Student Journal
The ALSD Student Journal is an initiative of the Student Journal Society. It invites contributions from students studying in various universities in India and abroad. It is a peer-reviewed Journal having ISSN No. 2249-4421. It was first published in the year 2011 and is published annually. The Journal is channelized through ALSD website (www.amity.edu/als). No publication fee is levied upon the contributors.
The theme for the current issue is “Contemporary Legal Issues and Intersectionality with Public Policy”. The scope of the Journal includes (but is not limited to) research pertaining on:
1. Restructuring rights in constitutional democracies with judicial prowess
2. Future of healthcare regulations for promoting access to equitable treatment for all
3. Probe into the gendered divide under Populist-Nationalist regimes
4. Convergence of private and public international laws vis-à-vis human rights laws and dispute resolution process
5. Cross-border foreign disputes emerging under environmental and energy agreements
6. Challenges to procedural enforcement under Intellectual Property Laws
7. Future of cyber regulations impacting national security
8. Changing narratives in antitrust laws and regulations vis-à-vis technology, innovation, and economy
9. Mapping the progress in insolvency and bankruptcy laws
10. Analysis of the underlying issues in investment arbitration and international law
11. AI rethinking internet regulation and impacting accountability, transparency, and ethical fairness
The coverage of the Journal includes all new developments in the above-mentioned fields. The sub-theme of the paper should be consistent with the main theme.
Co-authorship is allowed up to a maximum of two authors.
Manuscripts can be in the form of Articles, Research Notes, Case Comments, Legislative Comments, and Book Reviews.
Due to the present pandemic (COVID-19), the upcoming issue of Student Journal is expected to be published in a digital version.
In order to maintain the quality of Publication/Journals, the ALSD Publication Ethics follows the philosophy and principles of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE). ALSD believes in the duty to retain the integrity of the scientific records. ALSD invites papers from students pursuing undergraduate and masters in law.
To further strengthen the quality of contribution from authors, ALSD restricts the co-authorship number up to two.
Abstract: All submissions should be accompanied by an abstract of about 200 words outlining the central theme(s) of the paper.
Copyright: Authors shall warrant that the paper submitted for publication does not infringe the copyright of any other person, except as agreed otherwise. The copyright of the articles published shall vest with the publisher, viz., Amity Law School, Delhi. The publisher, however, shall not be liable for any copyright infringement.
Cover page: In order to facilitate anonymity, authors must mention their names, contact details (including contact no., e-mail address for correspondence), and affiliations only on the cover page
of the manuscript.
English: British spelling and punctuation conventions.
Font Size and Style: Times New Roman 12 points for the main text and 10 points for footnotes.
Line spacing is 1.5 for the main text and 1.0 for footnotes.
Headings: The heading should be used as per the following style:
• First heading: 12pt, Bold Centrally aligned
• Second heading: 12pt, Bold Left aligned
• Third heading 12pt, Italics Centrally aligned
Length: Papers should follow the following word limits (including footnotes and exclusive of
• Articles should be between 5000 to 7000 words.
• Notes, Case Comments, Legislative Comments, and Book Reviews should be between
2000 and 3000 words.
The Editors may, however, accept longer submissions in appropriate cases.
Indent: Left and Right indent should be 0.5 on both sides.
References: Footnotes should be used and not endnotes.
Quotations/ Quotation Mark: Double quotation marks should be used; single quotation marks should be used only for quotes within a quotation. Quotations over 50 words should be indented.
The last date for submission of the full manuscript is 24th October 2021. All papers must be submitted through email to [email protected] with the subject marked as “SUBMISSION – VOLUME 10”. All queries shall be emailed to [email protected] with the subject marked as “QUERY”
All manuscripts will go through a plagiarism test. Only the papers coming within the permissible limit of the similarity index will undergo a blind peer-review process. Finally, the referee panel will give final approval for publication.
Content: The paper should contain an original contribution to scholarship by making a cohesive argument supported with appropriate authorities.
Plagiarism: The paper would be published only after the standard plagiarism test. The authors are also requested to attach an undertaking of originality.
Complimentary Copies: All authors will be provided 3 complimentary copies of the issue in which their paper appears (conditional on publication in hard copy)
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