Any Topic of Contemporary Relevance in the Area of International Law (accepting Submissions till 30th Sept, 2022).
An Article must comprehensively analyse a specific issue. It must study or evaluate the status quo, indicate any lacunae therein, and suggest potential solutions. It may also employ a comparative, historical or multi-disciplinary approach to strengthen the author’s argument. An Article should be between 6000 and 10000 words.
Essays are more concise in terms of scope and conceptualization. An Essay should be between 4000 and 6000 words.
Class Notes or Legislative Commentaries
Notes and commentaries discuss or critique a recent judgement, landmark case or any recent legislation or bill before parliament or a state legislature. A Note/Commentary should be between 1500 and 3000 words.
The ILJ follows‘ Harvard Bluebook 20th Edition style of referencing. The body of the manuscript should be in Times New
Roman, size 12with 1.5 line spacing and Justified Alignment. The foot notes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 with Single spacing.
All the word limits mentioned in the ‘CATEGORIESAND WORD LIMIT’ section are exclusive of footnotes. Please note that the word limits will be strictly enforced.
Every submission should be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 200words providing a summary of the manuscript. The abstract will not be included in the word limit.
Authorship & Eligibility
Original submissions are invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students, industry practitioners, academicians and research scholars. Submissions may be co-authored, by a maximum of 2 authors.
The SPIL ILJ accepts only original submissions which have not been published before. Any plagiarized article will not be accepted.
The manuscript must not contain any indication of the identity of the author(s). Biographical information of the author(s) is to be provided in the content of the email which contains the submission, including the following: Name, Qualification, Email Address, and Postal Address. This is to maintain fairness during the review process.
Before being accepted for publishing in the journal, every manuscript will undergo a review process. Failure to pass the review process will result in the disqualification of the manuscript from being accepted.
The last date for submission for ‘Volume II’ of the International Law Journal is 31st January 2022. Submissions sent after the deadline will not be considered for publication.
Please send your submissions as a ‘doc’ or ‘a.docx’ file with your biographical information mentioned in the content of the email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject title of the email should be ‘International Law Journal Volume II Submission’.
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