Call for Papers: Journal of Socio-Legal Studies and Research [JSLSR, Vol 2, Issue 1]: No Publication Fee; Submit by Dec 4

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Call for Papers: Journal of Socio-Legal Studies and Research [JSLSR, Vol 2, Issue 1]: No Publication Fee; Submit by Dec 4


Journal of Socio-Legal Studies and Research (JSLSR) is an open-access student-edited blind peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal. The Journal is expected to be a platform for the academicians and students from the legal fraternity to present their ideas. The Journal aims at addressing the issues at hand in the socio-legal domain and promote awareness among all, starting from legal professionals to a layman.

JSLSR invites manuscripts for its Volume II, Issue I. The object is to provide a platform for a diversity of intellectual pursuit from all corners of the society for enrichment and enhancement of the group readers.


The present issue of Journal of Socio-Legal Studies and Research (JSLSR) shall focus on the Social Issues as well as Legal and Policy matters. Preference will be given to recent developments and trends in the Socio-Legal domain.

However, JSLSR does not restrict itself to any particular area of law and welcomes contributions from all legal branches, as long as the work is original, unpublished and up to date.


Law students pursuing the three-year LL.B, as well as the five years,  integrated LL.B. program, students pursuing LL.M. or Ph.D., Research Associates, Academicians, Educators, and professionals and practitioners in any field of Law are eligible to submit.


  1. The author(s) are required to e-mail the manuscript to [email protected]
  2. The manuscript may be mailed in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.
  3. The subject of the e-mail must clearly mention “Manuscript Submission for JSLSR”
  4. A cover letter must accompany the manuscript mentioning the relevant author/s details such as Name, Institute/Organization, Year of Study, Contact Details, etc.
  5. We accept footnote citations exclusively. Citations must conform to standards laid in the Journal of Socio-Legal Studies and Research Style Format (Attached Herewith).
  6. All the submissions must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 350 words.
  7. Both single-authored and co-authored (a maximum of two authors) entries will be accepted
  8. An e-mail confirming the receipt of the manuscript and subsequently its acceptance for publication would be duly conveyed to the author(s) through the e-mail id used by the author(s) for correspondence by the Journal.


Following word limit should strictly be adhered to:

  • Long Articles: 5,000-7,000 words
  • Short Articles: 3,000-4,500 words
  • Case Notes: 1,000-2,500 words

Note: Limit exclusive of footnotes


Last date for submission: 11:59 p.m. on 4th December 2019 (Monday)


E-mail: [email protected]

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