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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 4-6 weeks of submission. Please follow up with us, if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks.

The NLSBLR Blog invites contributions in the following categories –

1.   Responses to articles in the print Journal or previous articles published on the NLSBLR Blog.

2.   Comments on contemporary legal developments.

3.   Articles on legal issues which relate to the ease of doing business in India and in the Global South.

4.   Book reviews engaging with recent literary works.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive and we would be happy to publish other pieces as long as they fall within our
mandate specified above.


Articles for the blog must be between 1,500-3,000 words and the relevant references must be hyperlinked. Footnote references (if absolutely necessary) must conform to the Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). All contributions must be made in .doc or .docx format and must conform to the NLSBLR Style Guide.


Please fill the form available here to submit the manuscript. Submissions by NLSIU students must be made in an electronic (.doc or .docx) form to


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

Conditions of Publication

Please note that submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned or rejected. Co-authorship of 2 authors is permitted. 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.

For queries, please contact us at

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