SVKM’s NMIMS is a private deemed university located in Mumbai.
About the Journal
The NMIMS Student Law Review is the flagship law journal of NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, Mumbai, established with the objective of providing a forum for students to engage in quality legal discourse that captures the zeitgeist of contemporary legal issues.
With this, the Journal strives to promote and foster a culture of serious academic research and writing. The remit of the Journal is not just limited to any particular area of law, and submissions of an interdisciplinary nature analysing contemporary legal issues are encouraged.
About Call for Papers
The NMIMS Student Law Review invites original and unpublished manuscripts, including but not limited to: long articles, short articles, case notes and case comments, discussing issues from different facets of law students.
Categories for Submission
Long Article (6000-10000 words): This category includes submissions that comprehensively analyse a contemporary legal issue that the author(s) seeks to highlight. It must either indicate the lacunae therein or, attempt to provide possible constructive suggestions, which can address the said lacunae or holistically cover the subject matter while offering a critical analysis of the chosen theme.
Short Article (3000-5000 words): This category includes submissions — that conduct an in-depth study of more specific issues and albeit in a concise manner — give the reader an insight into the legal issue identified by the author.
Case Notes & Comments (1500-3000 words): This category includes both case notes and comments that involve a pivotal assessment of any recent/landmark judicial pronouncement, legislation or bill. The focus must be on a relatively recent pronouncement or legislation.
Plagiarism: All submissions will be checked for plagiarism by the Editorial Board. Infringing, offensive or plagiarised submissions will be liable for rejection.
Co-authorship: Co-Authorship of up to two authors of the same or different institutions is permissible.
Formatting Guidelines: The main content of the manuscript must be formatted as per the following guidelines:
The footnotes must conform to the Bluebook Citation and Style Standard (20th edn.) and must be formatted as per the following guidelines:
Anonymity: To facilitate our anonymous review process, we require you to confine your name, email address, phone number and affiliation and only enter such details in the form. Disclosure of any information concerning the identity of the author(s), within the body of the manuscript is strictly prohibited.
How to Submit?
All manuscripts must be uploaded in .docx format. No other mode of submission will be accepted. Submissions are to be made through the form available towards the end of this post.
November 30, 2022
In case of any queries, please contact lawreview[at]nmims.edu.
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