The Hyderabad Student Law Review (HSLR) is inviting submissions byway of Call for Papers. The submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis.
The Hyderabad Student Law Review is a peer-reviewed, student-run, annual law journal published by Pendekanti Law College, Hyderabad. This journal envisions to provide a platform for all those who are interested in the field of law or its intersectional and or its interdisciplinary counterparts.
The Review publishes on multi-dimensional legal studies and encourages analytical and comparative studies. It is an initiative to inculcate in the students, the vital habits of critical thinking, research, well-formed analysis, and efficient expression, by providing a platform to hone their skills of legal writing, in the form of a registered annual publication, with an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN). The ultimate objective of the journal is to become a qualified research tool for students, academicians, practitioners, and others interested in legal studies.
Submissions may be in the form of:
- Articles: An article must comprehensively analyze a specific legal issue. It must study the current position, indicate the lacunae and existing loopholes therein, and possibly suggest potential solutions. An article may also employ a comparative, historical, or multi-disciplinary approach to strengthen the arguments. An article should be between 3,000 and 8,000 words.
- Comments: A comment constructively analyses and critiques a landmark case, a recent judgment or any recent legislation or bill before the Parliament or the State Legislature. The word limit for a comment is between 3,000 and 3,500 words.
- Book Reviews: A critical review may be undertaken of a book related to the law, highlighting the idea behind the book and the arguments put forward by the author. The word limit for a review is between 1,500 and 2,500 words.
- All the word limits mentioned above are flexible, subject to content, and exclusive of footnotes.
- All submissions must be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 500 words and a separate cover letter featuring the author’s personal details (name, institution, address, contact details). Please note that the manuscript must not contain any indication of the identity of the author.
- Submissions made can be under consideration elsewhere, however, no retractions shall be allowed after acceptance from HSLR.
- Submissions shall be considered on a rolling basis.
- Submissions shall be considered only if submitted through the link provided.
- The HSLR follows ‘The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th Edn.)’ format of citation.
- The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, size 12 with 1.5 spacing.
- The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 with single spacing, and double spacing between two footnotes.
- Submissions are invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students, academicians and practitioners.
- Submissions may be co-authored, by a maximum of two authors.
- Only original content will be accepted and the reports will be subject to a plagiarism check. Detection of plagiarism will lead to summary rejection.
- The Editorial Board will have the final discretion.
All submissions must be made on or before 11:59 pm, 31 March 2021.
How to Submit?
Submission shall be accepted only if submitted through the link given down below.
Mail your queries to plchslr[at]gmail.com