NLUD Student Law Journal

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Editorial Policy


1. The submission must be an original unpublished work. Submissions should not be simultaneously considered by any other publication.

    2. Upon submission, the manuscript shall be the property of National Law University, Delhi. Permission for any subsequent publication/reprint/derivative work/submission must be obtained from the Editorial Board of the Student Law Journal. Once submitted, the Editorial Board of the Student Law Journal reserves the right to reproduce, publish and distribute any paper submitted for publication in all media, including, but not limited to electronic and print media.

      3. Submissions are accepted for publication on the condition that they do not infringe upon the rights of any third party.

        4. All submissions will be run through anti-plagiarism software and plagiarism in any form will result in instant rejection of the submission.

          5. The decision of the Editorial Board regarding the acceptance/rejection of a submission shall be final. The Board shall not be bound to disclose the reasons for such rejection.

            6. Authors may withdraw their manuscripts 4 weeks after submission after which withdrawals of submissions would not be permitted. The Editorial Board may allow withdrawals of submissions on a case-to-case basis at its discretion.

              7. The Editorial Board shall endeavour to inform authors of the status of their submission as it goes through each stage of review. Submissions are liable to be rejected at any stage of the review.

                8. After review, manuscripts will be returned to authors suggesting changes to content, style or structure. Acceptance of the piece for publication may be made contingent upon incorporating such suggestions.

                  9. The Editorial Board shall not be responsible for any material that is libellous or scandalous. The author shall be presumed to have obtained necessary permissions from cited authors in case a cited work is unpublished.

                    10. The Editorial Board may review the accuracy of citations. However the final responsibility for accuracy of facts, quotations and citations in the submission rests with the author. The author may be asked to present copies of the materials cited in the paper.

                    A consolidated copy of the Editorial Policy and the Call for Papers for Volume 5 can be found here.