SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

1. Submissions can be in the form of:​

A. Long Articles: 5000 to 8000 words (exclusive of footnotes); articles exceeding the word limit may be considered on merit.

Submissions under this category must present a comprehensive study of a central theme, along with the identification and analysis of related subthemes. We appreciate interdisciplinary analysis and empirical research submissions. Purely theoretical papers will also be accepted under this category.

B. Short Articles: 3000 to 5000 words (exclusive of footnotes). 

Submissions under this category must deal with contemporary legal issues. It should directly address a specific issue and must be engaging and concise.

C. Case Comment / Legislative Briefs: 1500 to 3000 words (inclusive of footnotes).

Case comments must be analysis of judicial pronouncements and comment on implications of the judgment for evolution of that branch of law. Legislative briefs or critique must include evaluative comments on pending or recent legislation.

D. Book Review: 1500 to 2000 words (inclusive of footnotes).

Reviews of books relating to contemporary legal literature can be submitted under this category.

 

2. MNLU Mumbai Law Review accepts electronic submissions in MS Word (.doc/.docx) format only. Submissions should be sent via email with Subject Title ‘Submission – Title of the Article’ to lawreview@mnlumumbai@edu.in  

 

3. All submissions must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words.

 

 

4. The main body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and in 1.5 line spacing. The footnotes must conform to the The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th Edition). End notes are not to be used.

 

 

5. All submissions should be accompanied by a covering letter mentioning submission category, title of manuscript, full name of the author (s), position/year of study, Institutional affiliation and contact details of the author(s).

 

6. The body of the manuscript should not contain any personal details of the author, so as to enable anonymity.

 

7. The manuscript must be an original and unpublished work and must not be under simultaneous consideration for publication elsewhere. Copyright of all submissions selected for publication shall vest with MNLU Mumbai.

 

 

8. The Editorial Board will promptly acknowledge the receipt of the submissions. All submissions will go through peer review process, taking a minimum of 4-5 weeks post acknowledgement of receipt. Final selection of manuscripts will be made on the basis of comments received from the peer-reviewers. The authors are expected to incorporate this feedback and make necessary amendments in their manuscripts before they can be published.

LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION

The last date for submission for Volume II is 30 September 2021.  Submissions sent after the deadline shall not be considered for publication in the next issue.

Please send your submission at lawreview@mnlumumbai@edu.in    

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