Call for Blogs: RGNUL’s CELS Enviro-Legal Blog: Rolling Submissions

Must Read

Call for Blogs by The Quest Socio-Legal Review: Rolling Submissions

Quest Socio-Legal Review is inviting submissions for its blog on socio-legal issues, contemporary legal issues as well as on...

Call for Papers: International Journal for Research in Law [ISSN: 2454-8715]: Submit by Feb 15,2021

International Journal for Research in Law (ISSN: 2454-8715) (A Peer-Reviewed, Quarterly Publication) invites Articles, Short Notes, Book Reviews Case...

Brillopedia [ISBN: 978-1636332703] Volume 1, Issue 1 + 1st Research paper writing competition, submit by Feb 27,2021

ABOUT THE JOURNAL Brillopedia can provide interesting articles about law, socio-legal and contemporary issues. We are also providing a platform...

Call for Papers on Farm Bill by Literary & Debating Society, SOL, Sharda University: Submit by 20th Jan,2021

The Literary & Debating society of the School of Law, Sharda University is calling for research papers relevant to...

Call for Papers: Jurisperitus: The Law Journal [ISSN 2581-6349, Indexed, Volume 3, Issue 2]: Submit by 30th Jan,2021

About the Jurisperitus Jurisperitus: The Law Journal (ISSN 2581-6349, Indexed) is a non-annual peer-reviewed journal initiated with an aim to provide...

4th Article writing competition by Brillopedia: [ISBN: 978-1637451953]: Submit by 31st Jan,2021

4th Article writing competition by Brillopedia:   About the blog: Brillopedia can provide interesting articles about law, socio-legal and contemporary issues....

Follow us

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law [RGNUL], Centre for Environmental Legal Studies [CELS] Enviro-Legal Blog invites articles on a rolling basis on contemporary environmental issues.

About the Centre

The Centre for Environmental Legal Studies [CELS] was established by the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab in 2016 as a research centre tasked with the responsibility of undertaking and encouraging discourse on the wide array of enviro-legal issues faced by humanity, at a domestic, regional and international level.

CELS seeks to collaborate with various experts, leading academicians, legislators, and government authorities to raise awareness of environmental concerns and advance legal remedies for the same, while also endeavouring to contribute to the complex and multi-dimensional issues of enviro-legal policy in India.

About the Blog 

The CELS Enviro-Legal Blog is an egalitarian space that aims to foster critical interdisciplinary research on environmental developments across the world via inviting original contributions by the legal fraternity. The objective is to stir and promote discussion and discourse between various stakeholders in the field of environmental jurisprudence.

It intends to provide an accessible forum for relevant, well-researched, and edited scholarly articles. The blog will be stationed on contribution-basis where the cognitive analysis of the contributors will be published for public discussion.

Call for Articles

The CELS Enviro-Legal Blog invites articles on a rolling basis on contemporary environmental issues. Under exceptional circumstances, the editorial board may accept write-ups that revisit significant yet dormant issues, if they provide a unique and novel perspective or have paradigm scope for discussion.

The contributions must include high- quality interdisciplinary and legal analysis of environmental issues, case laws, legislation and policy-making, and activism. Quality of research and adherence to the submission guidelines are quintessential requirements for acceptance.

Eligibility 

The CELS Enviro-Legal Blog invites articles from students, environment law researchers, academicians, practitioners, members of civil society organizations and policymakers.  

Submission Guidelines

  1. Plagiarism is strictly prohibited.
  2. The title of the manuscript should indicate the sub-theme that has been chosen by the author(s).
  3. The word limit for the submission shall be 800-1200words, accompanied by an abstract of not more than 150 words. The word limit is exclusive of endnotes and abstract.
  4. Co-authorship to a maximum of two authors, of the same or different institutions, is permissible.
  5. The body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing. The endnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10 with single line spacing. The text alignment should be justified.
  6. Ensure that the title of the document has been renamed to the title of the post [without any personal detail of the author(s)].
  7. Referencing and citations must be put up in the form of in text hyperlinks for internet sources.
  8. Endnotes for offline sources shall adhere to Bluebook (20th Edition) citation format.
  9. Submissions should include the manuscript in .doc or .docx format. The manuscript should not contain the name of the author or his/ her institutional affiliation or any other identification mark.
  10. Along with the manuscript, a separate cover letter in .doc or .docx format has to be attached. The Cover letter should contain the name of the author, professional information, the title of the manuscript, contact information, a short bio about the author(s).
  11. Authors must also indicate their academic qualifications including their year of study or degree(s) completed and the name of the university/ institution to which they are affiliated.
  12. Manuscript shall be sent along with the Declaration form(provided below) stating that the manuscript is an original and a bona fide work of the author(s) and they undertake to divest the copyright of the work to The CELS Enviro-Legal Blog, if accepted for publication.The Declaration form is available here as declaration form.
  13. Submissions shall be emailed to cels[at]rgnul.ac.in under the subject heading “Submission for CELS Blog”.

Contact Details 

For any queries, please contact the Editorial Board at cels[at]rgnul.ac.in.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

Lahore High Court Outlaws Two-Finger Virginity Test

The Lahore High Court in Pakistan has outlawed the use and conduct of virginity tests, namely, the use of the “two-finger” virginity test and...

London Court Rejects Assange’s Extradition – What Happens Now? 

Earlier last week, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser, sitting in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court denied the Government of the U.S.A.'s request to the U.K. to...

Calcutta High Court Decides in Favor of Contractor as He Accidentally Pays an Excessively High Amount

Introduction The present writ petition has been filed for a writ in the nature of mandamus commanding the Respondents to revoke the Petitioner’s offer as...

Petition Filed in Delhi High Court Challenging the New Privacy Policy of WhatsApp

A petition has been raised before the Delhi High Court challenging the updated privacy policy of the instant messaging app, WhatsApp. It is accused of looking into the virtual activities of the users,

Bombay High Court Says Pleas Against the Rejection of Nomination Before the Polls Is Not Maintainable

Bombay High Court on Wednesday held that a candidate cannot challenge his nomination by filing a writ petition before a court prior to the polls after his nominations have already been rejected by the Returning Officer (RO) for the Panchayat elections of January 15.

Bombay HC: It Will Be Difficult if Civic Bodies Don’t Take Action on Illegal Constructions

The Bombay High Court said on Wednesday that if the Municipal Corporations do not take action on the illegal constructions, things will become very difficult. This observation was made by a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipankar Dutta and Justice Girish Kulkarni while hearing a PIL after the Bhiwandi building collapse on September 21st, 2020 which led to the death of 39 lives. Mumbai Thane, Ulhasnagar, Kalyan-Dombivli, Vasai-Virar, Navi Mumbai, and Bhiwandi-Nizampur corporations were filed as respondents.

Uttarakhand High Court Directed State Authorities To Frame SOP Regarding Kumbh Mela 2021

Noticing the commencement date of Kumbh Mela 2021 amid pandemic from 27 February 2021, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday expressed concern with regard to organizing and conducting of the Mela and directed State Authorities to discuss and resolve the logistical problems which can come in organizing the Mela during the pandemic time.

Writ Petition Not Maintainable Against Mahindra Finance, Being a Purely Private Body: Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court reiterated that Writ Petition against the purely private body is not maintainable and dismissed the petition which was filed against Mahindra Finance Bank as Arif Khan v. Branch Manager Mahindra Finance Sultanpur & Another.

Publication of Notices for Inter-Faith Marriages No Longer Mandatory: Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court has passed a landmark judgment that likely brings relief to inter-faith marriage. The Court on Wednesday said that the mandatory publication of Notices of Inter-Faith marriages will now be optional to protect the Privacy and Liberty of the Couple. The Court observed that the publication of the notice would “invade the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy”. Therefore, it has made it optional for the couple, they can now request in form of writing to a marriage officer to publish or not to publish a notice regarding the marriage.

Bombay High Court to NIA: Consider Health and Age of Varavara Rao Before Opposing His Bail Plea

The Bombay HC on Wednesday observed that ‘we are all humans’ and asked the National Investigation Agency and the Maharashtra Government to consider the health and age of the Telugu poet-activist Varavara Rao before making submissions in response to his bail plea application on medical grounds.

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -