Call for Submissions: RGNUL Student Research Review

The RGNUL Student Research Review  (hereinafter “Law Review”)is a bi-annual, student run, peer reviewed...

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The RGNUL Student Research Review [formerly known as RGNUL Student Law Review] (hereinafter “Law Review”)is a bi-annual, student run, peer reviewed journal based at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. It is the flagship journal managed by the students of the University. It has been founded with the objective of facilitating arguments in black and white. Legal Research skills form the core of the learning process in any dimension of law. The primary function of the Law Review is to promote student research, deliberation and writing in the field of law.

The Law Review aims to publish comprehensive treatments of subjects (“articles”), preferably written by law students as well as shorter pieces, commonly called “notes” and “comments”.

Normative law articles form a major component of the Law Review. Legislative Bill Drafting is one of the novel and the primary areas which it aims to cover. Ambiguous provisions in the law are a cause of concern amongst the legal community. In pursuance of the same, any flaws in domestic legislations/treaties can be addressed in the article. The Law Review aims to seek the opinion of student researchers and provides the option to DRAFT and/or AMEND the existing law.

Theme For volume 3 Issue 2

The theme for Volume 3 Issue 1 will focus on the theme:

“Constitutionalism: Revisiting the Grundnorm”

Note: The said theme covers various aspects of constitutional law as well as national, international and global constitutionalism.

Sub-Themes

  1. Revisiting the Indian Constitutional Law: 
  2. Fiscal Federalism and Introduction of GST
  3. Right to Internet as a Fundamental Right
  4. Doctrine of public function for the Definition of State
  5. End-to-End Encryption of Messages and Legitimacy of Private Laws
  6. Digital Participation: E- Democracy & E- Governance
  7. International & Global Constitutionalism:
  8. Constitutional Weapons to fight cross Border terrorism
  9. Restriction on Prediction of Exit Polls by the Media: Constitutional Analysis across Jurisdictions
  10. Measures to Save Environment: A constitutional Guarantee to Burden on State.
  11. Global Environmental Constitutionalism

 

–          Kindly note that the above list of sub-themes is not exhaustive.

Submission Categories

The articles would undergo initial editorial screening followed by blind peer review. Articles are invited under the following categories:

  1. Articles (5,000 to 8,000 words)
  2. Short Notes (3,000-5,000 words)
  3. Case Comments  (3,000 to 4,000 words)
  4. Normative Law Articles (3,000 to 5,000 words)

Submission Deadline

The Last Date for submissions is 30th January, 2017 by 11:59 P.M (Indian Standard Time)

 Eligibility 
Students pursuing their Undergraduate and Masters Course can send their submissions for the Law Review. Co-authorship must be between students.

Contact

For more details about the submission guidelines, visit http://www.rslr.in/call-for-papers.html

For any further queries, you can contact the Editorial Board at rslr@rgnul.ac.in

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