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Nirma University Law Journal

The Nirma University Law Journal (herein after ‘NULJ’) aims to encourage writings that are inter-disciplinary in nature expounding contemporary issues across disciplines like Sociology, Political Science, Technology, Public policy and Economics etc. in the context of Law. It has been the constant endeavour of the Institute of Law, Nirma University to become the beacon of legal education by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across academia and research fraternity.

  • To become a beacon of legal education, practice and activism. It endeavours to analyze and present the contemporary legal issues which in its individual capacity shall befit the standards of an international publication.
  • To provide a forum for academicians, professionals, researchers and students for sharing of knowledge and dissemination of new and innovative ideas in legal and relevant associated disciplines by holding symposia, panel discussions, seminars etc. independently or in collaboration with the other committees of the University.

The Nirma University Law Journal (herein after ‘NULJ’) aims to encourage writings that are inter-disciplinary in nature expounding contemporary issues across disciplines like Sociology, Political Science, Technology, Public policy and Economics etc. in the context of Law.

The Nirma University Law Journal (herein after ‘NULJ’) aims to encourage writings that are inter-disciplinary in nature expounding contemporary issues across disciplines like Sociology, Political Science, Technology, Public policy and Economics etc. in the context of Law. It has been the constant endeavour of the Institute of Law, Nirma University to become the beacon of legal education by encouraging synthesis of knowledge and best practices cutting across academia and research fraternity.

  • To become a beacon of legal education, practice and activism. It endeavours to analyze and present the contemporary legal issues which in its individual capacity shall befit the standards of an international publication.
  • To provide a forum for academicians, professionals, researchers and students for sharing of knowledge and dissemination of new and innovative ideas in legal and relevant associated disciplines by holding symposia, panel discussions, seminars etc. independently or in collaboration with the other committees of the University.

Constitution of Editorial Board

Dr. Luis G. Franceschi
Dean
Strathmore University Law School
Email: lfranceschi@strathmore.edu
Prof.(Dr.) G S Bajpai
Professor and Registrar
National Law University, Delhi
Email: gsbajpai@gmail.com
Prof.(Dr.) David Ambrose
Professor and HOD
Department of Legal Studies, University of Madras
Chennai Area, India
Email: profambrose@yahoo.co.in
Prof. (Dr.) Rose Verghese
Ex-Vice Chancellor, NUALS
Kochi, Kerala
Email: prof.rosevarghese@gmail.com
 Dr. Bishwa Kallyan Dash
Asst. Prof. of Law
Institute of Law, Nirma University
Email: bishwa.dash@nirmauni.ac.in
Mr. Nitesh Chaudhury
Asst. Prof. of Law
Institute of Law, Nirma University
Email: nitesh.chaudhry@nirmauni.ac.in

Student Editors

Ankitashri Tripathi
Student, Semester IX
Shubham Vijay
Student, Semester VII

Covering Letter

All submissions must be accompanied by a covering letter stating the title, author’s full name, university and year of study and the author’s contact details. Only the covering letter should contain the above mentioned details and not the manuscript.

Submissions must be in MS Word.

  • Main Text – Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 spacing, justified, with a margin left 1.5 inch and right 1.0 inch, top 1inch and bottom 1 inch. The first line of the paragraph is not to be
  • Foot Notes – Times New Roman, font size 10. Substantive foot notes are accepted.

Citation-The Bluebook: A Uniform Method of Citation, 20th Edition shall be strictly adhered to.

Reference – The style of referencing should be as follows:

  • BOOKS: Robbins, Stephen P, and Coulter, Mary (2011). Law, New Delhi: Pearson Education.
  • PAPERS IN JOURNAL: McGRegor, D (1957), “Uneary Look at Performance Appraisal, Harvard Business Review, 35 (1) 89-94.

Length of the paper/articles/case studies: The length of the paper including tables, diagrams, illustrations, etc, should not exceed 6000 words. Short communications, book reviews, case studies/executive experience sharing, etc. should not exceed 4000 words; however, the Editorial Board reserves the right to  make  changes to this condition.

All tables, charts, graphs, figures etc. should be kept to the minimum.  They should be given on separate sheets with sources indicated at the bottom.

Abstract The typescript should be accompanied by an abstract in about 200 words along with a declaration that the paper has not been published or sent for publication elsewhere.

Contact Details

A soft copy of the transcript in PC compatible MS Word document format should be emailed to the editor at: nulawjournal@nirmauni.ac.in

The Editor in Chief,
Nirma University Law Journal, Institute of Law,
Nirma University
S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad 382 481, Gujarat, India. Email: nulawjournal@nirmauni.ac.in

 

The Editorial Board,
Journal of ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­__________________
Institute of Law, Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway,
Amedabad- 382481
Phone No. 07971652803

Subject: Assignment of Copyright.

Sir/Ma’am,

I __________________________________________________ author of the paper titled ______________________________________________________________ do hereby authorize you to publish the above (subject to the peer review board’s decision) said paper in the Journal of Centre for _____________________ Vol._______ issue __ further state that:

  1. The paper is my original contribution. They do not infringe on the rights of the others and do not contain libellous or unlawful statements.
  2. The work has been submitted only to the Journal of Centre for _________________ and has previously not been published or used in another publication.
  3. I do hereby authorize you to edit, alter, modify and make changes in the submission and the process of preparing the manuscript to make it suitable for publication.
  4. I hereby assign all the copyrights relating to the said submission to the Journal of Centre for ____________________
  5. I have not assigned any kind of right of the above said submission to any other person/publication/institution/
  6. I agree to indemnify the Journal of Centre for _________________, Ahmedabad, against any claim or action alleging fact, which, if true, constitute a breach of the foregoing warrants.

 

Author____________

Signature_____________

Date:  ______________.

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

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