General Instructions

•   Long articles and short articles must be accompanied by an abstract with 4-5 keywords not exceeding 200 words.

• Up to two authors are allowed for all categories, except Case Notes and Legislative Comments wherein co-authorship is not permitted.

•    All citations shall be placed in footnotes

•   All works must be original and unpublished, and must not be pending for review before any other journal. 

•     Any form of plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

•  While it is advisable to adhere to the word limits of each category, the journal may be flexible on the word limit depending on the quality of the article.


Formatting Guidelines

•  The manuscript should be submitted in Word format (.doc or .docx) as an attachment.

•  PDF/Hard copy or other formats will not be accepted.

The first page of the manuscript should contain :

i.          Title of the paper

ii.        Name of the author(s)

iii.       Email address and contact number

iv.        Institutional affiliation/The academic year of the course pursued (if applicable)

v.         Qualifications/ Profession(if applicable)

vi. The type of submission (Long Article, Essay/Short Article, Case note & Legislative Comment).

• The second page should commence with the main body of the manuscript.

• Texts and footnotes should conform to a uniform citation style i.e. Bluebook 20th Edition.

 The main body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman style, font size 12, with 1.5 line spacing.

•  Footnotes in Arial, Size 10, with 1.0 line spacing. 

• All headings must have uniform formatting.


Upon submission, the manuscript shall be the property of  JLLS. Henceforth, articles accepted for publication may be cross-published/republished. Such cross-publishing/republishing shall not require the prior consent of the author(s).

How to Submit?

The JLLS will only accept 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

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All correspondence and queries may be addressed to:

Journal Details

  • Name: Journal of Law and Legal Studies
  • Abbreviation: JLLS
  • Subject Area: Law
  • ISSN: Under Process
  • Publication Frequency: Annual
  • Language: English
  • Accessibility: Open Access (Creative Commons License)


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