Submission Guidelines for the Blog

Submissions must fall within the mandate of the journal which can be found here. We attempt to review and process articles within 3 weeks of submission. Please follow up with us, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks.

The NLSBLR Blog invites contributions in the following categories –

1.   Responses to articles in the print journal or previous articles published in the NLSBLR

2.   Comments on contemporary legal developments

3.   Articles on topics of with respect to ease of doing business in India

4.   Book reviews engaging with recent literary works.

Please note that this is an inclusive list and we would be happy to publish other pieces as long as they fall within our
mandate specified above.

Submission 

Articles for the blog must be between 1,000-2,500 words and the relevant citations must be hyperlinked. All contributions must be made in a .doc or .docx format. The contributions must necessarily be accompanied with a subtitle and the author’s byline of not more than 50 words. Please fill the form available here to submit the manuscript. Submissions by NLSIU students must be made in an electronic form to aditisheth@nls.ac.in ccing anshitaagarwal@nls.ac.in .

Procedure

We accept contributions to the BLR Blog on a rolling basis. BLR strives to ensure a speedy and efficient review process. We follow a system of two rounds of review by the Editorial Board for publication in the BLR Blog. Authors should be prepared to make suitable changes to their articles as required by the Editorial Board before publication.

Conditions of Publication

Please note that submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned or rejected. While we strive to provide substantive feedback for every submission we receive, it may not always be possible to do so, given the large number of submissions. We reserve the right to reject submissions without providing substantive feedback.