Indian Journal of Socio-Legal and Contemporary Affairs aims to publish original, unpublished papers related to wide area of law and other inter-related disciplines.

This platform shall also encourage the intent of young law students, professionals and members of academia to contribute to the field of law and various aspects of technology. The scholarly response of legal personalities shall be able to aid the lawmakers into the process of ever-changing dimensions of law, technology and policy domains. 

IJOSLCA calls for ORIGINAL and UNPUBLISHED research papers, Articles, Essays and Case Comments for its upcoming Volume 1 Issue 1, June 2020. (SUBMISSION CLOSED)

TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS:

  • Research Papers: 4,000 to 8,000 words;
  • Long Articles: 3,500 to 6,000 words ;
  • Short Articles/Essays: 2,000 to 3,500 words;
  • Case commentaries: 1,500 to 2,500 words.

{Word limits are inclusive of footnotes}.

THEME[SUBMISSION CLOSED]

IJOSLCA welcomes well researched, quality contributions based on the following themes :

➢  The Concept of Force Majeure in the pandemic.

➢  Pandemic and it’s after effects on Labour Laws.

➢  Digitalization of courts/virtual courts : A Critical Appraisal

➢  Crime against women in cyber world.

➢  Conundrum of Citizenship law: legality and reality.

➢  Balancing Interests of Stakeholders under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

➢  Street food vendors and their flickering right to livelihood.

➢  Covid 19 and the surge of domestic violence cases.

➢  The rising of New Age Racism amidst global pandemic.

➢  The Implications of Lockdown on the downtrodden sections of the society.

➢  Impact of media on society and law.

➢  Rise of police brutality and the need of better control measures in recent times.

➢  Role of Humanitarian law in protecting refugees and asylum seekers.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Submission should be made in MS Word format (doc.) or (.docx). Pdf format shall not be entertained.
  • The submissions shall be original, unpublished and shall not be under consideration anywhere.
  • The manuscript shall strictly be free from plagiarism (except the accepted 20%), any spelling mistakes and grammatical errors.
  • The format shall be in following manner-
    • Font Style – Times New Roman
    • Font Size – Heading – 14, Content – 12; Footnotes – 10
    • Line Spacing – Main Content – 1.5; Footnotes – 1
    • Paraphrasing – Justified
    • Margins – 1 from all sides.
  • The citation style shall strictly be in consonance with Harvard Bluebook (20th Edition). The non-compliance to the proper footnoting method shall be subject to rejection.
  • Each submission must be accompanied by an Abstract. The word limit for the abstract shall be 300 words.
  • All the submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter including the names of author; email-id; contact number, name of institution and the title of the paper. No personal information shall be mentioned in the text or the file of the manuscript.
  • In case of co-authorship, which is allowed up to two authors, cover letter shall contain the details of both the authors.
  • Contributors are requested to provide full details of phone numbers, postal address and email address.
  • Submissions shall be evaluated by the Editorial Board. Mere submission shall not confer any claim for publication.
  • The copyright of the entry to the journal will rest with the Editorial Board once the entry has been selected and author(s) of the same have been notified.
  • All the submissions are required to be addressed to The Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Socio-Legal and Contemporary Affairs and shall be mailed on: ijoslca.editorial@gmail.com in (.doc) / (.docx) format with the subject “Submission for IJOSLCA”.
  • Submission of the paper shall mean that it is an unpublished work and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  • The submissions shall be acknowledged through an e-mail within 48 hours. In case of acceptance/rejection the authors shall be informed accordingly.
  • Upon selection of the papers, the author(s) are required to fill up ‘copyright statement’ provided in the website and email us the same.
  • Post-publication, the selected author(s) shall receive an e-certificate and a free copy of e-journal via e-mail

HOW TO SUBMIT?

Email us at ijoslca.editorial@gmail.com

PUBLCATION FEE

The publication is free of cost.

AWARDS –

  • Authors will be provided: A Certificate of Publication.
  • Author of the best two paper would be awarded a cash prize.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Submission of full paper (soft copy):  June 5, 2020 (Lapsed)
  • Acknowledgement of the submission: within 48 hours of submission.
  • Intimation of selection / rejection: Within 25 days of the submission (30th June)
  • Date of Publication : June 30, 2020

CONTACT PERSONS –

Shivani verma – (91) 7667309091

Mehar Ejaz – (91) 7982012905

Yash Tripathi – (91) 7717759995

For any queries, mail us at ijoslca.editorial@gmail.com