VIT Law Review is inviting submissions for its Volume 1 Issue 2, by way of a call for papers. The theme for the call for papers is COVID-19 disruptions and their impact on Law, the legal profession, and the legal regime.

About the VIT Law Review

VIT School of Law, VIT, Chennai is inviting submissions for Volume 1, Issue 2 of VIT Law Review. The Journal aims to be a scholarly publication for insightful research articles, notes, and comments authored by the legal fraternity from across the world.

The VIT Law Review aspires to carve out a niche in legal journalism and to serve as a platform to showcase research of practitioners, academicians, and the broader intellectual community. The law review publishes two issues every year.

The inaugural volume of the VIT Law Review, which was centered around the theme of “Law, Science, and Technology” was published in 2019, successfully, and to critical acclaim.

This coming Volume aims to match and exceed the high standards of submissions received last year, and the timely theme of COVID-19 disruptions to the law will enable it to carve out a niche area among readers.

Call for Papers

Theme of VIT Law Review for Volume 1, Issue 2: COVID-19 disruptions and its impact on Law, the legal profession, and the legal regime. Papers that explore the augmentation of a law that is malleable to a pandemic, or addressing a law that changed as a result of the new developments brought about by the pandemic are welcome. We are interested in exploring tools that can be used to cushion the impact of the pandemic on law or to make law in tune with the requirements during the pandemic, and explore the grey areas in between these extremes.


  • Articles (5,000-10,000 words)
  • Essays (3,000-6,000 words)
  • Notes & Comments (2,000-5,000 words)
  • Book Review (1,000-2,000 words)

The deadline for submission of manuscripts for the forthcoming issue is May 25th, 2021.

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • The submitted manuscript should not have been published previously or be under consideration for publication.
  • It is mandatory for footnotes to follow the format of the 20th Edition Harvard Bluebook Citation.
  • The font must be Times New Roman with size 14, for headings, and 12 for the remaining body with footnotes in Times New Roman, size 10.
  • Line Spacing -1.5 and 1.0 (footnotes) and a margin of 1” on all sides.
  • The submission must contain an abstract of no more than 300 words.
  • Co-Authorship is permitted to a maximum of two authors.
  • Plagiarism will be viewed with zero tolerance.
  • Only completed and final submissions shall be mailed, before the deadline, to with the subject line as ‘SUBMISSION FOR VIT LAW REVIEW’.

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