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About the Journal
The Indian Student Law Review (ISLR) is primarily a student-run journal of the School of Excellence in Law, The Tamil Nadu Dr Ambedkar Law University. ISLR is devoted to attracting quality socio-legal articles from legal enthusiasts and students irrespective of their area of study. The Indian Student Law Review (ISLR); ISSN 2249-4391 is available as printed copy and digital.
Eligibility & Registration
- The ISLR invites scholarly articles from students, academicians and professionals
- Co-authorship up to two authors is permitted.
- Cross-University submission is permitted.
- The ISLR does not charge fee for both the submission and the publication at any stage.
‘Contemporary Socio-legal issues’ is innovative and unique.
Guidelines for the Final Paper
- The word range for the paper should approximately vary between 3000 – 5000 words inclusive of footnotes.
- The working font is Times New Roman. The main content must be of font size 12. The line spacing shall be 1.5. The footnotes shall be single-spaced with a font size of 10. Argumentative and running footnotes are to be avoided.
- The page numbers shall be consecutively marked on the right-side bottom of the page.
- The contributors shall divide the papers into Sections, which also include Subsections (core and allied components). A minimum of 4 components (not exceeding 6) shall be identified.
- Quotations shall be sparingly used. Unnecessary Italics and Bolds shall be avoided. Italics may be permitted for Principles/ Doctrines, Maxims, Etymology and Case Laws.
- Avoid Capitalization as much as possible except in cases of Legal jargon, Terms and Statutory Reference. For Example Article, Section, Treaty, Resolution, Draft
- Abbreviations shall be used only in cases of frequent use. For Example: if ‘United Nations’ is frequently used, then it shall be abbreviated to UN (In case of popular abbreviations, the contributor is requested to adhere to the known form of abbreviation, Ex: united nations shall not be abbreviated to UniNat).
- Punctuations should be sparingly used. Single quotation marks must be used.
- In terms of cross references Supra and Infra can be selectively used.
- The contributions must strictly relate to verifiable data. Adequate information must be provided for the sources relied on. In case of supportive sources due acknowledgement must be furnished.
- In general, sources from newspapers and Magazines should be avoided. In select cases, based upon the subject requirement, it may be permitted.
- Plagiarism of a maximum of 15-20 per cent is allowed.
- Contributions not adhering to the above-said rules shall not be considered for publication.
All footnotes and references shall adhere to the 21st edition of the Bluebook
- The deadlines will not be extended in any circumstances.
- The details and submissions must only be done through the given links and submissions through any other means will not be entertained.
Final Paper Submission
The final paper must be submitted on or before 30 April 2023.
For any further details or queries email us at [email protected] or reach out to Mr.Aswin Rome Pon Saravanan, Editor in Chief at +91 75503 50468.
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