Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review


The National Law School of India Review is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue - Volume 24(1). The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is the flagship law journal of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India. The NLSIR is a bi-annual, student edited, peer-reviewed law journal providing incisive legal scholarship on issues that are at the forefront of contemporary legal discourse. Over the last 20 years, the NLSIR has regularly featured articles authored by judges of the Indian Supreme Court, Senior Counsel practicing at the Indian bar, and several renowned academics. 

The most recent issue of the NLSIR, Vol. 23(1), featured contributions by Justice Altamas Kabir (Judge, Supreme Court of India), Professor Christopher Forsyth (author of Wade and Forsyth on Administrative law; Cambridge University), Professor Julian Roberts (world renowned authority on criminal sentencing; Oxford University), Professor Lea Shaver (leading scholar on international intellectual property rights and author of the celebrated work, Access to Knowledge in India; Yale Law School), Professor Ariel Ezrachi (Director, University of Oxford Centre for Competition Law and policy) and Mr. K. Swaminathan (Head of the Direct Tax Practice at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan) among several others. Moreover, in August 2009, NLSIR attained the unique distinction of being the only Indian student-run law journal to be cited by the Supreme Court of India, in Action Committee, Un-Aided Private Schools v. Director of Education. NLSIR has also recently been cited in Justice R. S. Bachawat's Law of Arbitration and Conciliation, a leading treatise on arbitration law in India.

SUBMISSIONS: Papers may be submitted as:

  • Long Articles(approximately 8000 words),
  • Essays(approximately 5000 words) or
  • Notes(approximately 2500 words). 

Submissions may be made to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Queries regarding submission may be sent to the same email address.

The last date for submissions is November 1, 2011. For more information, please visit -

To give your names for participation, please contact Prof. Shikha Priyadarshini.

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