AMU Law Society Review 2016-17: Call for Papers

The Aligarh Muslim University’s Law Society aims to provide an active forum that inspires academicians, researchers, students, and practitioners to express and share their experiences and ideas on socio-legal issues through the medium of journal ‘Law Society Review’. The Review welcomes well researched, quality contributions on contemporary and relevant issues in all areas of Law and related subjects for its forthcoming issue: AMU Law Society Review 2016-17.

Authors are invited to submit their Articles/Research Papers to the Editor at the following e-mail id: for publication.

Submission Guidelines

1.All submissions (in hard copy and e-mail) must be accompanied by:

a. A covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), official designation, institution/affiliation, the title of the paper and contact number.

b. A Certificate that the paper submitted is a piece of original research work and has not been copied or published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

c. An abstract of not more than 200 words.

2.Articles should be in English language only and in conformity with the mentioned rules for submission.

3.Electronic submissions (on email) should ideally be made in Word Format (.doc)/ (docx).

4. The main text must be in Times New Roman , Font Size 12 with 1.5 line spacing and the citations should strictly conform to the rules in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th edition) or ILI citation. This mode of citation must be strictly followed otherwise the paper shall not be considered for publication.

5.The word limit for articles is approximately 1500-2000 (including footnotes). Authors are requested to follow the word limit strictly, otherwise the submissions shall be rejected.

6. In case of references from websites, complete URL address, along with the last date of accessing the website should be mentioned. 7. The Articles/Research Papers shall be evaluated and scrutinised by an expert editorial board comprising faculty teachers. A mere submission of a contribution shall not confer any claim for publication.

8. Editorial Board, A.M.U Law Society Review, reserves the right to take decision to publish the Articles/ Research Papers or not.

9. Submission of a paper shall be taken to imply that it is an unpublished work and is not being considered for publication elsewhere.

10. Papers /articles are to be submitted in duplicate. A soft copy of the article/paper should be sent along with two hard copies. Authors are requested to verify references and quotations before submitting the papers. It is mandatory to submit both soft and hard copy. Hard copy is to be submitted to the following address:

Mahboob Alam Inayati ,

Editor Law Society,

Faculty of Law,

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002.

11.Plagiarism of any kind is prohibited and submission is liable to be rejected.

12. The Journal shall be published with ISSN/ ISBN No. and a copy of journal as well as a certificate of publication shall be given to each selected author.

Important Dates

  • The last date for submissions of abstract is   : 20th Jan, 2017
  • Communication of acceptance of abstract     : 25th Jan , 2017
  • Last date for final submission of full paper    : 15th Feb, 2017
  • Last date for submission of demand draft     : 15th Feb, 2017
  •  Final communication of acceptance for

           Publication after evaluation/scrutiny           : 25th Feb, 2017

Publication Charges

For Single Author: 1000 INR only

For Co-Authored Article: 1500 INR only (Maximum of two authors).

For any query, kindly contact:

Mahboob Alam Inayati, Editor Law Society (09528665097)

Abdullah Samdani, Joint Editor Law Society (08791294020)

Salman Qasmi, Joint Editor Law Society (07417335873)


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