Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University is an institute for law in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Dr. RMLNLU was established in the year 2005, and since then, has been providing undergraduate and post-graduate legal education.

The Journal Committee was constituted to promote legal research and writing. Apart from conducting the RMLNLU International Legal Essay Writing Competition every year, the Committee annually publishes two peer-reviewed journals – the RMLNLU Law Review and the RMLNLU Journal on CMET (Communication, Media, Entertainment and Technology) Law. Both these journals publish articles, essays, case notes/comments, and book reviews from contributors all over the world. The Journal Committee also runs a blog by the name of The RMLNLU Law Review which provides a platform for people in the field to express their opinions on contemporary legal issues.

The RMLNLU Journal on Communication, Media, Entertainment & Technology Law (hereinafter ‘the Journal’) is an annual, student-edited, peer-reviewed law journal published by the Journal Committee of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. Through this Journal, the Committee aims to foster the spirit of writing and set in motion a discourse among knowledgeable intellectuals from various fields of law. The Journal Committee is pleased to announce the call for papers for The RMLNLU Journal on Communication, Media, Entertainment & Technology Law, Volume XI.

This is a theme-based journal and only accepts submissions on the same.

Call For Papers

The Journal accepts submissions from law students, academicians, and legal professionals all over the country and abroad in the form of:

  • Articles: 5000-7000 words. (These are evaluations of specific contemporary issues and aim at conceptualizing the issues uniquely and unconventionally. The assessment of contemporary issues shall be appreciated, though not mandatory).
  • Case notes/comments: 2000-3000 words. (These are assessments of the aim and legal impact of contemporary judgments and legislations).
  • Book Reviews: 2000-3000 words. (Entries submitted under this category may present innovative evaluations of present literature).
  • Essays: 4000-5000 words.

The submissions may be on any contemporary legal issue connected with media law and its allied fields of communications, entertainment, and technology. The authors are expected to adhere to the prescribed word limit as indicated above.

Note: The prescribed word limits exclude Abstract, whose word limit is around 10 percent of the total length of the article, and footnotes, wherein speaking footnotes must be avoided wherever possible.

Each of these entries shall be required to conform to the set of guidelines that follow.

Submission Guidelines

The formatting shall be as per the following:

Content

  • Title: Bold, Underlined, Uppercase, Size 16, and Centre Aligned
  • Headings: Bold, Uppercase, Size 14, and left-aligned.
  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 12 pts.
  • Line spacing: 1.5
  • Margin: 1” from all sides
  • Alignment: Justified

Footnotes

  • Font: Times New Roman
  • Font size: 10 pts.
  • Line Spacing: 1.0
  • Alignment: Left

All the sources in the footnotes must be properly cited strictly under the latest OSCOLA (4th edition) format. No endnotes or speaking footnotes (descriptive footnotes) are allowed.

For Guidelines & more information on the journal kindly refer to the brochure

How To Submit

The submissions may be emailed to [email protected] in Microsoft Word (.doc or.docx) format.

Please note, that only one submission per author or a team of co-authors is permissible. In case of more than one submission, only the one received first would be considered for review.

Last Submission Date And Review

The deadline for submission of the manuscript is 10th February 2024, 11:59 pm. There shall be a rigorous review process comprising 3 stages and spanning 45 days. The authors shall be intimated about the status of their manuscript at every stage.

Contact Information

Priyanshi Bhageria: +91 8852012939, Mudrika Jha: +91 7529023999, Aarya Parihar: +91 6306002885

E-mail: [email protected]

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