ABOUT US

Journal of the Campus Law Centre (ISSN: 2321-4716) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles, case comments, book reviews and introductions to recent statutes and cases that are of interest to professionals, practitioners, researchers, students and policy-makers in the field of municipal law in India and public international law. JCLC is managed by the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.

EDITORIAL COMMITTEE

Editor-in-ChiefProf. (Dr.) Alka Chawla, Professor of Law & Professor-in-Charge, Campus Law Centre
EditorDr. Ajay Sharma, Assistant Professor, Campus Law Centre
Editorial Board Members
(Associated Editors)
Dr. Narender Nagarwal, Assistant Professor, Campus Law Centre
Dr. Harleen Kaur, Assistant Professor, Campus Law Centre
Dr. Vandna Mahalwar, Assistant Professor, Campus Law Centre
Dr. Neha Aneja, Assistant Professor, Campus Law Centre
Dr. Dinesh Dayma, Assistant Professor, Campus Law Centre

EDITORIAL PROCESS

The Editorial Committee conducts the first round of review to select the submissions to be sent for blind review by specialists in the topic. Both the rounds of the review are based on the fixed criteria, viz, originality (contribution to knowledge; originality of argument); research (breadth and depth of research; accuracy and extent of evidence); understanding and presentation of literature; treatment of relevant theory or theories and engagement with alternative arguments; & style (organization; clarity; creativity). The decision-making process follows the principles of fairness, confidentiality and objectivity. The Editorial Committee takes special efforts to ensure that the evaluation of submissions is solely based on their intellectual content and without regard to factors such as gender, caste, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors. Depending upon the outcome of the blind review process, the Editorial Committee selects 5-10 submissions for a specific issue. The Editorial Committee informs the authors about the acceptance or rejection. In case of papers that are accepted for publication, the review reports are shared with the author(s) for revision, if needed, followed by copy-editing.

ETHICS POLICY

JCLC’s ethics policy is based on the Journal’s editorial process and COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

PUBLICATION POLICY

JCLC is published annually. The Editorial Committee publishes a call for papers usually at the beginning of a calendar year for the volume to be published in the last quarter of the year.

JCLC does not charge the authors for publishing papers and does not provide remuneration to authors.

Views expressed in any published paper in JCLC are those of the respective authors. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of their paper’s statements and references.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

Articles should consist of 5,000 – 10,000 words. Comments and notes should consist of 4,000 – 6,000 words. Book reviews should consist of 1,000 – 2000 words. Judicial Trends’ and ‘Legislative Trends’ should consist of 3,000-5,000 words. The word limit prescribed above is inclusive of footnotes.

Submissions shall be shared in Microsoft Word Document format with the Times New Roman font. The font size shall be 12 for the text part and 10 for footnotes. Line spacing shall be 1.5 for text and single for footnotes.

Apart from the submission document, the author(s) should submit a separate cover page with a brief description of the author(s) including title, name, institutional affiliation, educational qualification, professional status; and acknowledgements (if any) in not more than 300 words. The main submission document should not contain any reference to the authors’ identity to enable anonymous peer review.

JCLC follows “Indian Law Institute, Rules of Footnoting”. Authors may visit the freely accessible website of the Indian Law Institute http://www.ili.ac.in/footnoting12.pdf.

All contributions to the JCLC must be submitted through the dedicated submission portal for that volume as specified in the call for papers for that issue of the Journal.

JCLC Email: jclc@clc.du.ac.in

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