Blogs and Articles Guidelines

Theme

While there are no rigid thematic constraints, the write up should be related to the latest and contemporary legal and policy issues: national or international. The expectation is that the submitted article will provide an informed perspective, critical analysis, and new insight to the readers.

Categories:

Blog/Short Article: (700-1500) words

Long Article: (1500-3500) words

Eligibility:We are open to accepting articles from individuals of both and non- law backgrounds. The following category of people are eligible for submitting –

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Students pursuing a PhD program.
  • Advocates and other professionals.
  • Professors and Assistant/Associate Professors.

Fee:

No fee will be charged for publication upon selection. One person can submit as many articles as one may wish to and as frequently as they like.

Deadline:

We are accepting submissions on a rolling basis.

Submission Guidelines:

•Co-authorship is limited to a maximum of two authors.

•All submissions must be in Times New Roman, font size 12, and with line spacing 1.15.

•All endnotes and references should be in font Times New Roman, font size 10.

•One consistent method of referencing should be followed – Bluebook or OSCOLA.

•All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx (MS Word) format.

•Plagiarism is intolerable. It should be limited to an industrial standard of 20%.

•The entries must be original, unpublished, and an outcome of the author’s own efforts.
•Author’s name, designation, institute, contact number, and e-mail ID should be mentioned in the body of the email for credits and future reference.

•The subject of the email should be – Blog/Article submission on Topic.

•The author(s) by submitting their entry would be deemed to have divested the copyright to the United Forum For Legal Studies. However, all moral rights shall remain with the author(s).

Where to Submit:

The entries should be emailed at [email protected]

Incentives:

•A certificate of publication shall be provided upon selection.

•A certificate of appreciation will be given to the author(s) who have a minimum of 3 entries published in the United forum for Legal Studies.

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