Publication Guidelines and Editorial Policy


The Lexjura Law Journal aims to encourage writings that cut across disciplines like Sociology, Political Science, Public policy and Economics in the context of Law. Lex Jura Law Journal invites contributions under the following categories:

ARTICLES: The article should be a comprehensive review of contemporary relevant legal issue(s)/question(s) that needs to be analyzed and presented. The article must be clear on the topic that is dealt upon and lucidly presented without any ambiguity. The author’s stand on the issue(s) should be expressed with clarity. The word limit for the submission is 4000 – 8000 words, exclusive of footnotes and abstract.

NOTES AND COMMENTS: Notes and Comments may include a brief analysis of a recent judicial pronouncement, legislation, book or any legal issue of relevance. The word limit for the submission is 2000 – 3000 words, exclusive of footnotes and abstract.


All the authors are required to submit their details in a separate document. They are to be sent on

Submissions must be in MS Word (.doc or docx.) format only. Submissions made in any other format shall not be considered.

ABSTRACT- All the entries shall be accompanied with an abstract which should be of 250- 300 words, explaining the main idea, objective of the article and the conclusions drawn from it. The Abstract must include the author(s)’ name and college/institution as a footnote. The abstract has to be provided in a separate file.

MAIN TEXT - Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 spacing, justified alignment, with a margin of one inch on all sides.

FOOTNOTES - Times New Roman, font size 10. Substantive footnotes are accepted. Speaking footnotes should be avoided.

CITATION-The Bluebook: 19th Edition shall be strictly adhered to.

Co-authorship is allowed up to a maximum of 2 authors. Both single and co-authored (a maximum of two authors) entries shall be accepted. Only one submission per author is allowed. In case of multiple submissions by an author, all the manuscripts submitted by the author shall be rejected at the outset. In case any author submits multiple papers either with same author or with a different author, all the papers submitted by the author shall be rejected out rightly.

The submission must be original work of authors. In case of gross plagiarism, the manuscript shall be rejected directly.

The relevant sources should be duly acknowledged as footnotes.

The decision of editorial board in this regard shall be final.

The manuscript shall be original and unpublished. All the manuscripts shall be submitted in English Language only. The language used must be formal and clear, adhering to the submission guidelines of the Journal.


All the submissions should be original, neither previously published nor in consideration for any other publication.

The Editorial Board will follow an anonymous Peer-Review policy for judging the submissions. The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject or edit any article whose content is offensive or defamatory, explicitly unethical or if it supports racism, sexual or religious discrimination, illegal activities or terrorism; similarly an article may be refused if the Board deems that it might harm the political or religious sensitivity of interested readers in any manner.

The Editorial Board reserves the right to disqualify entries on account of plagiarism. The submissions should not infringe the copyright or any other right of a third party, if so, the journal disclaims any responsibility for copyright violation or any other liability.

By submitting their work, the authors grant to Lex Jura Law Journal an exclusive right to publish and reproduce their work in all media. Such right is to be given with the view of observing the doctrine of fair use under intellectual property rights subject to attribution of the author.


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