About the Organization
Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai (MNLU Mumbai) is one of the premier national law universities established in the State of Maharashtra to promote world class legal education and research. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud, Judge, Supreme Court of India, is the Chancellor of the University.
Mode of submissions: All submissions shall be made by filling out the Google Form which can be accessed here. Any submission made through the email will not be considered for the review process.
Deadline: The Blog accepts submissions on a rolling basis.
Authors: The Blog accepts submissions from both the students and the professionals.
Nature of Submissions: The articles shall be analytical in nature expressing opinions or offering critiques on the legal and inter-disciplinary issues.
Co-authorship: The submissions can be co-authored by a maximum of two authors.
Plagiarism: The submission should reflect the original and unpublished work of the author(s). The Blog however permits a maximum similarity index of 15% and in no case a submission shall exceed this permissible limit.
Word-Limit: The submissions shall ideally range between 1000 to 1500 words. This word limit is exclusive of the endnotes and any explanatory notes. The Blog however, accepts submissions exceeding this word-limit if it is deemed necessary in the light of the issue at hand.
Format: All submissions shall be made in Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) format. The submission should adhere to the following formatting style: Font: Bookman Old Style; Font Size: 12; Line spacing: 1.5; Margin: 1 inch from all sides; Alignment: Justified.
Citation: All relevant sources which are available as open source documents such as judgments, laws, reports, articles and other sources shall be provided as hyperlinks within the main text of the document itself. However, where a source is not available as an open- source document, the same shall be cited by providing an endnote instead of a footnote. All endnotes shall adhere to the uniform Bluebook 20th Edition citation style. For Endnotes the following formatting style shall be adhered to: Font: Bookman Old Style; Font size: 10; Line spacing: 1 and Alignment: Justified.
Anonymity: The author shall maintain anonymity throughout the article and shall not disclose his/her name, institution’s name or any other information that identifies the author in the file containing the article.
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