Call for Submissions

Call for Papers: ALSD Student Journal (Volume V)


ALSD Student Journal (ISSN 2249 4421) is an initiative of the Student Journal Society at Amity Law School, Delhi. The special focus for the issue is “Constitutional Law”. Manuscripts are invited in the form of articles, essays, notes, case comments and book reviews for submission in the Volume V of the Journal.


The scope of the journal includes (but is not necessarily limited to) research pertaining to:

  • A comparative constitutional study
  • Constitutional validity of various government orders (e.g.; beef ban, odd-even policy, etc.)
  • Validity of NJAC vis-a- vis the Constitution
  • Global concepts of Constitutionalism with Democracy
  • Human Rights and the Constitution
  • Environment Law and it’s relation to the Constitution
  • Constitutional Law and International Law
  • Economic analysis of Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law and the Constitution
  • Legislative Activism under the Constitution
  • Fundamental Right Jurisprudence in Modern India
  • Directive Principles as an agenda for India
  • Lack of Constitutional Mandates for Intelligence and Investigative Agencies

Co-authorship is allowed up to a maximum of two authors.

Formatting Guidelines:

  • A comparative constitutional study
  • The body of the manuscript shall be in font size 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing.
  • The footnotes shall be in font size 10, Times New Roman, 1.0 line spacing.
  • Word Limit:
    • Articles: 5,000 – 7,000 words
    • Essays: 3,500 – 5,000 words
    • Notes and Case comments: 2,000 – 3,000 words
    • Book Reviews: 1,500 – 2,500 words

The word limit mentioned herein above is exclusive of footnoting.

In exceptional circumstances, if the manuscript exceeds the word limit, their publication may be allowed subject to the discretion of the Editorial Board.

Citations must be done in the footnotes and conform to the Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Edition) style.

All manuscripts must be the original work of the authors and must not have been published or considered for publication elsewhere.

Submission Guidelines:

  • A comparative constitutional study
  • All manuscripts must be emailed to with the subject marked as “Submission for the ALSD Student Journal”.
  • The submissions shall be made in the form of a Microsoft Word document (preferably 2003 or 2007 format).
  • All manuscripts must be preceded by a separate cover page containing the title of the manuscript, name of the author, year of study, course, college / university, and contact details. These details should not be mentioned anywhere in the body of the manuscript.
  • All queries shall be emailed to with the subject marked as “QUERY”.
  • All suggestions / feedbacks shall be emailed to with the subject marked as “Feedback”.

Important Dates:

The last date for submission of Abstracts is

15th August, 2016 by 11:59 pm.

The last date for submission of selected papers is:

30th August, 2016 by 11:59 pm.

Mr. Dhruv Chawla
Phone: +91-9971897143

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