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Call for Papers

NLR Journal (ISSN: 2582-8479) is an online bi-annual journal with a Summer and Winter edition which accepts submissions on a rolling basis.​ Journal invites original, unpublished manuscripts from all Academicians, Research Scholars, Lawyers, Legal Professionals, Law students as well as anyone who has an interest in socio legal subject in the following categories:

I. Essays/Short Articles (1000-3000 words)

Essays/short articles are more concise in scope and are focused on a particular issue and offer new perspectives and critical insights on the selected topic. They offer clearly identifiable arguments and may provide different ways of conceptualizing the selected issue.

II. Research Paper/Long Articles (3000-8000 words)

Submissions in this category are expected to engage with the theme and literature of a particular topic comprehensively. The article must survey current practice in the field, identify any lacunae and offer innovative reassessment along with constructive suggestions. Theoretical pieces are also welcome in this category.

III. Case Notes and Legislative Comments (1200-2500 words)

This category is meant for the analysis of any contemporary judicial pronouncement, legislative action, or policy proposal. Notes and Comments must trace the line of cases in which the decision appears and comment on its implications on the evolution of that branch of law. Similarly, a legislative comment or policy proposal must identify the object and expected impact of the legislative action/policy proposal in question.

 Publication Fees: (Non-Refundable)

1.    Single authored manuscript:  INR 700/- 
2.    Co-authored manuscripts: INR 1000/- for (Max. 3, including the author).

How to Submit?

NLR accepts submissions through the google form link provided here. In case of any difficulty

in filling the submission form, the authors can submit their manuscript via email at

For submission guidelines click here

Journal Details

Abbreviation: NLR 

ISSN:   2582-8479 (O)

Publication Frequency: Bi-Annual (Two Issues per year)

Subject/Area: Law and Related Disciplines. (Socio-Legal)

Language: English

Plagiarism Limit: Up to 25 percent

Accessibility: Open Access

Peer Reviewer: Double Blind

Year of Starting: 2020

Place: New Delhi, India.

Perks of Publication

  • 48 hours Review Process: The whole review process takes up to 48 hours (1- 2 days). The final publication after the payment of the processing fee is done within 24-48 hours (1-2 Working days).

  • Publication Certificate: Certificate of publication is given to all the authors published in each issue without any additional cost. The certificate is given to the authors as soon as the publication is live.

  • Hard Copy Available: The authors have the choice to get a hard copy of their Publication Certificate/Certificate of Excellence on payment of a minimal fee after their manuscript is published.

  • Free DOI (Digital Object Identification)  A DOI is a string of numbers, letters, and symbols used to permanently identify an article or document and link to it on the web. A DOI will help your reader easily locate a document from your citation.

  • Indexing: Google Scholar makes the articles available to a wider community making the research available to all. 

  • Internship Opportunities: The authors with the best research papers are provided with internship opportunities.

  • Chance to be a Reviewer: Authors are also provided with an opportunity to work as a reviewer for NLR.

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