Call for Submissions: ONE LĒGĀLIS SQUARE (Submit by 31 Dec)

OLS seeks well-researched, high-calibre submissions on current socio-legal-political matters.
Call for Submissions: ONE LĒGĀLIS SQUARE (Submit by 31 Dec)

One Lēgālis Square is an initiative for the upcoming lawyers of the nation to express their opinions on social, legal, and political happenings.

There are no specific themes for paper submission for ONE LĒGĀLIS SQUARE. OLS seeks well-researched, high-calibre submissions on current socio-legal-political matters.

PERKS

Certificate of Publication and Internship opportunity with OLS.

TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS

  • Long Articles (4000–7000 words, including footnotes): Authors in this category are expected to engage in a thorough discussion of a specific socio-legal subject of current interest while identifying any gaps and offering potential solutions.

  • Essays/Short Articles (3000–5000 words, including footnotes): This category focuses on a thorough investigation of a socio-legal or political issue that warrants careful consideration in the current social environment.

  • Blogs (Minimum 1200 words, including footnotes): This category focuses on generalised research of a socio-legal or political issue.

  • Case and Legislative Comments (Minimum 2200 words, including footnotes): Authors are expected to take a critical stance against recent legal rulings and legislative initiatives. Facts, Issues, Judgment and Critical Analysis are the mandatory headings under this category. It’s the discretion of the author to insert any more headings, if needed.

  • News Update (no word limit): There is no limitation to the theme or word limit of a news update. The news opinion must be on a recent topic.

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

  1. Long and short articles must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 200 words.

  2. There can be a maximum of two authors in one submission. • All manuscripts must be submitted in English language only.

  3. The research work must be the original and unpublished work of the author(s).

  4. The manuscript must be drafted in Times new roman, with font size 12, line spacing 1.5, justified alignment (except the titles and ‘abstract’ caption which should be centrally aligned).

  5. Citation format: Journal will strictly follow the ILI rules of footnoting (available on the website of ILI, New Delhi). The footnotes must be typewritten in the font Times new roman, font size 10, line spacing 1.0, and justified alignment.

  6. All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx format.

  7. Maximum 35% plagiarism is allowed.

SUBMISSION PROCESS

The submissions must be made electronic mode only by the following ways:

  • Through Google form.

  • Via email at 1legalsquare@gmail.com with the subject of mail as “Submission for Volume 1 (I) of OLS”.

  • The authors are also required to submit a short bio.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE

The last day to submit the draft for VOL 1, ISSUE I is December 31, 2022 at 11.59 pm.

However, the news pieces can be submitted on rolling basis and would be published on priority basis.

PUBLICATION FEES

No publication fee is charged by OLS.

CONTACT INFORMATION

In case of any queries, email 1legalsquare@gmail.com

OR

Fill out the google query form

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