Call for Papers: Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal

The journal aims to to foster debate on contemporary issues in comparative constitutional law and administrative law, with a comparative perspective.
NLU Jodhpur
NLU Jodhpur

About the Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal

The Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Journal (ISSN: 2582-9807) ["CALJ"] is the flagship journal of the Centre for Constitutional Law and Administrative Law, published under the guidance of Prof. (Dr.) I.P Massey, Dean, Faculty of Law, National Law University Jodhpur.

It is an open-access online journal published bi-annually, aiming to foster debate on contemporary issues in comparative constitutional law and administrative law, with a comparative perspective. The first issue of CALJ was published in 2013. The issues of CALJ are indexed on SCCOnline and Manupatra.

About the National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ)

National Law University-Jodhpur (NLUJ) is one of India's leading Law Schools situated at the vibrant and colorful city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. NLUJ has constantly been ranked as one of the top law schools in India. Since its establishment in 1999, NLUJ has endeavored to produce exceptional lawyers and legal scholars aimed at pushing and challenging the existing boundaries of knowledge.


Each manuscript may have up to two authors, however co-authorship is not permitted for Book Reviews and Case Comments.

In case of joint authorship, the author from whom a submission is received by the Board, shall intimate the Board of the name, credentials and contact details of the intended co-author.


The Author/s are required to email the manuscript to

The manuscript may be mailed in Microsoft Word ('.doc' or '.docx') format.

The manuscript shall not contain any details of the author, and anonymity must be maintained.

The subject of the mail must clearly mention, ‘Submission Volume VI Issue II [Article/Note/Case Comment/Book Review].’

The mail must be addressed to the Editorial Board, providing the name of the author/s with the name of the institution affiliated to and the contact details in the body of the mail.

A mail confirming the receipt of the manuscript and subsequently its acceptance for publication would be duly conveyed to the author/s through the email id used by the author/s for correspondence.

The last date for submission is 11:59 p.m. (IST) on 15th February 2022.


The Journal accepts submissions in the following categories:

a) Articles: Articles must deal with issues of interest and relevance and must demonstrate

a high-level of analysis. Articles of a purely descriptive nature are not preferred.

b) Notes: Notes should cover a recent development or should be issue specific. A Note functions as a more condensed and succinct Article.

c) Case Comments: Case comments entail a critical analysis of recent case laws and policy developments.

d) Book Reviews: Book Reviews entail providing a critical analysis and review of any book that deals with the subject matter of the Journal.

All manuscripts must necessarily be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 350 words.

Word Count

a) Articles- Not exceeding 10,000 (Ten Thousand) words.

b) Notes- Not exceeding 4000 (Four Thousand) words.

c) Case Comment- Not exceeding 3000 (Three Thousand) words.

d) Book Reviews- Not Exceeding 2000 (Two Thousand) words.

Please note that the word limit would be considered excluding the footnotes, except when speaking footnotes are used. The journal may accept shorter or longer submission depending on the quality of the submission.

Please visit for more information or write to the Editorial Board at in case of any queries.

Submission Guidelines _ CALJ Vol VI Issue II.pdf

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