The Journal of Academy of Juridical Studies (JAJS), an accredited bi-annual law journal, is inviting submissions for publications for 2021.

About the Journal

Journal of Academy of Juridical Studies (JAJS) is ISSN No: 2278-456 accredited biannual journal of law. It is in circulation since 2005. The journal intends to be a stimulating medium for bringing into academic focus on various legal issues of contemporary importance in multiple dimensions. It is continuously striving to reach higher standards of quality.

The peer-reviewed “Journal of Academy of Juridical Studies (JAJS)” solicits quality articles pertaining to contemporary legal issues i.e., International Law, International Environmental Law, International Trade Law, International Human Rights Law, and International Space Law. Contributions are invited in the forms of articles, essays, book reviews, case comments, and/or notes. From 2005 to date JAJS was published in the physical form. From this issue onwards editors would like to bring a soft copy of the Journal for reaching more readers.

Submission Guidelines

The authors must follow the guidelines given below:

  • Word limit varies according to the nature of the contributions. The word limit specified below is exclusive of footnotes and references.
    • The word limit for an article is between 4,000-5000 words.
    • Notes or Comments on any contemporary issue shall not exceed 2,500 words.
    • The word limit for case comment is restricted to 2,500-3,000 words.
    • A book review shall not exceed 2,000 words. All articles must be accompanied by an abstract of about 250 words, with five keywords.
  • A small biographical paragraph describing the Name, author’s position, E-mail address, should accompany the manuscript.
  • The Articles must be accompanied by a declaration by the author that the article is written by him or she is original and is not published elsewhere.
  • All submissions should maintain the main heading (capital letters) Times New Roman, Size 16, subheadings Times New Roman, Size 14.
  • All submissions should be made electronically in the form of an MS Word (.doc) file at [jajseditor@gmail.com ]

Formatting Guidelines

  • The body of the contribution should be in Times New Roman, Size 12, and in 1.5 spacing. The footnotes and references should be in Times New Roman, size 10, and in single spacing.
  • The citation must be given as a footnote.
  • The citation style must conform to the citation guidelines is provided below.

Note: The decision of the Editorial Board is final regarding the publication of the articles in the journal, no further correspondence is entertained.

Rules of Citation

A. Books

  • By Single author: Name of the Author, Title of the book, p.no. (if referring to a specific page or pages) (Publisher, Place of publication, edition/year of publication).
    E.g. M.P.Jain, Indian Constitutional Law 98 (Kamal Law House, Calcutta, 5th edn.,1998).
  • By two authors: Name of the Authors, Title of the book, p.no. (if referring to a specific page or pages) (Publisher, Place of publication, edition/year of publication).
    E.g. M.P.Jain and S.N. Jain, Principles of Administrative Law 38 (Wadhawa, Nagpur, 2001)
  • By multiple authors (more than two): Name of the first two authors, et.al., Title of the book, p.no. (if referring to specific page or pages) (Publisher, Place of publication, edition/year of publication).
    E.g. Jerry L. Mashaw, Richard A. Merrill, et.al., The American Public Law System – Cases and Materials 50 (West Group, St. Paul, MN, 1992).

Edited Book

  • By a single editor: Name of the editor (ed.), Title of the book p.no. (if referring to a specific page or pages) (Publisher, Place of publication, edn/year).
    E.g. Nilendra Kumar (ed.), Nana Palkhivala: A Tribute (Universal Publishers, Delhi, 2004).
  • By two editors: Name of the editors (eds.), Title of the book p.no. (if referring to a specific page or pages) (Publisher, Place of publication, edn/year).
    E.g. S.K. Verma and Raman Mittal (eds.), Intellectual Property Rights: A Global Vision 38-42 (ILI, Delhi, 2004).
  • By more than two editors: Name of the editors, the first two only, et.al. (eds.), Title of the book p.no. (if referring to a specific page or pages) (Publisher, Place of publication, edn/year).
    E.g. Chatrapati Singh, P.K. Choudhary, et.al. (eds.), Towards Energy Conservation Law 78 (ILI, Delhi, 1989).

B. Articles

  • Citation of a paper published in a journal/periodical: Name of the author of the article, title of the essay within inverted commas, volume number of the journal, Name of the journal in abbreviation & page number (year).
    E.g. Parmanand Singh “Protection of Human Rights through Public Interest Litigation in India”, Vol. No. 47, J I LI, p 263 (2000)
  • Citation of an essay published in a book edited: Name of the author of the essay, title of the essay within inverted commas, in Name of the editor(s), the title of the edited book page number (publisher, edition/year).
    E.g. R.K. Nayak, “Evolving Global Drugs Law for the 21st Century” in D.C. Jayasuriya, R.K. Nayak et.al.(eds.), Global Drugs Law 70 (1997).
  • Citation of an editorial from a newspaper: Editorial, Title of the Editorial within inverted commas Name of the newspaper, date
    Sarat Das, “India’s Biggest Dream”, Times of Bengal (Kolkata) January 30, 2009.
  • Citing a reference from Encyclopaedia: Eg. Edwin R.A. Seligman (ed.), XV Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (The Macmillan Co., NY, 1957).

C. Websites

E.g. World Trade Organization (WTO), Website’s gateway to TRIPS. Available at www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/trips_e.html. (Visited on July 29, 2012)

D. Unpublished Research Work (E. g., Dissertation/Thesis)

Name of the Researcher, Title of the dissertation/thesis (Year) (Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Name of the University/organization)

E.g. William Bush, War Against Smuggling (August 15, 2008) (unpublished Ph. D. dissertation, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata) (on file with author).

Submission Deadline

Submissions will be sent to jajseditor[at]gmail.com by March 25th, 2021

Contact Email

jajseditor[at]gmail.com

Click here for JAJS’ official website.

https://www.jajs.in/intructions-to-authors

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