Types of Submissions:

  1. Long Articles (4000-5000 words): Submissions under this category must present a comprehensive study of a central theme, along with the identification and analysis of related sub-themes.

  2. Short Articles/Notes (1500-4000 words): Submissions under this category must deal with contemporary legal issues. It should directly address a specific issue and must be engaging and concise. Author(s) can also include evaluative comments on pending or recent legislation keeping in mind the objective and rationale of the legislation in question.

  3. Case Comments (1500-2500 words): Case comments must be a critical analysis of recent judicial pronouncements. It must identify and examine the questions of law present in the case and comment on implications of the judgment for the evolution of that branch of law.

Submission Procedure:

  1. Legal Scholars accepts electronic submissions in MS Word (.doc/.docx) format only.

  2. Submissions should be sent via email to editor.legalscholars[at]

  3. While there are no rigid thematic constraints, contributions should be within the scope of legal studies and allied interdisciplinary studies.

  4. All manuscripts must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 100-200 words.

  5. The main body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and in 1.5 line spacing. The footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and in single line spacing.

  6. All footnotes must be uniform throughout the submission. Endnotes are not to be used.

  7. Co-authorship is allowed.

  8. All submissions should be accompanied by a covering letter (Separate Document) mentioning the submission category, the title of the manuscript, institutional affiliation and contact details of the author(s).

  9. The body of the manuscript should not contain any personal details of the author, so as to enable anonymous screening and peer-review.

  10. The manuscript must be original and unpublished work and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

  11. Copyright of all submissions selected for publication shall vest with Legal Scholars.

Other Important Details:

  1. Last date for submission: 10th January 2020. Articles submitted after 10th January 2020 will be considered for the next issue.

  2. Processing Charges:

           For one author- Rs 800

           For more than one author- Rs 1200

  3. For any queries, reach out to us  at: editor.legalscholars[at]