Call for Blogs: NUALS Constitutional Studies Review

The journal is dedicated to publishing scholarship on constitutional law, comparative constitution, jurisprudence and the history and politics pertaining to constitutional law.
NUALS Constitutional Studies Review
NUALS Constitutional Studies Review

The NUALS Constitutional Studies Review Blog accepts submissions on a rolling basis on any topic related to constitutional law and comparative constitutional law from students, early career researchers, policymakers, academics, legal practitioners, and members of civil society organisations.

All submissions must adhere to the guidelines set out below.

Submission Guidelines

  1. All submissions must be original, unpublished, and should not have plagiarised content exceeding the accepted limit.

  2. Submissions must be between 1,000 and 1,500 words in length. Submissions which are longer than 1,500 words will not be considered for publication.

  3. The submission must be referenced using hyperlinks, wherever necessary. Hyperlinks must link only to legal or respected news sources. The editors make the final decision over what constitutes a respectable source. In case the cited material does not have an online source or online copy, endnotes must be used and not footnotes.

  4. The submission must be clear, concise, and must be of contemporary relevance.

  5. Co-authorship is permissible for a maximum of two authors.

  6. Plagiarism exceeding 15% will result in summary rejection of the submission.

  7. Cross-posting on other platforms is permissible only with the permission of the Editorial Board. While cross-posting, the author/s must duly acknowledge that the article was first published on NUALS Constitutional Studies Review Blog.

Formatting Guidelines

  1. Main text: Times New Roman, font size 12, line spacing 1.5.

  2. Endnotes (if any): Times New Roman, font size 10, line spacing 1.0, OSCOLA 4th edition style of citation.

Submission Procedure

  1. Submissions are to be made only in electronic form and must be sent to csr@nuals.ac.in, under the subject “NUALS CSR – Blog Submission”.

  2. All submissions must be made in a .doc or .docx format. The article should not contain the name of the author, their institutional affiliations, or any other identification markers.

  3. Authors must include their full name, institution/affiliation, and a short biography in their submission email.

The blog endeavours to update the authors on their submissions within a week of their submission.

Contributor’s Agreement

  1. By submitting an article to NUALS Constitutional Studies Review, the Contributor guarantees that the manuscript is a product of their work and is unpublished. Any work originating from others, is properly identified and referenced.

  2. The manuscripts and contributions accepted for publication and the copyrights therein shall be the intellectual property of NUALS Constitutional Studies Review. The Contributor shall permit NUALS CSR to use their article, with full attribution but without further consent, on a non-commercial basis in online and offline publications.

  3. However, for any subsequent publication of the work already published in NUALS CSR, the Contributor shall be permitted to do so with the prior written permission of the Editor-in-Chief. The Contributor must expressly acknowledge in writing, in case of a subsequent publication, that their manuscript was first published in NUALS CSR.

For queries, please contact us at csr@nuals.ac.in.

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