About Legal Advancement and Research Editorial
The RGNUL’s Legal Advancement and Research Editorial (LARE) has been established in 2020 and is maintained by RGNUL Legal Aid Clinic. In 2011, the Legal Aid Clinic had been set up under the aegis of the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Patiala.
The Clinic has striven to give effect to the policy and directions of the National legal Services Authority and to provide free legal aid to the poor, needy persons and the members of the weaker sections of the society.
Through LARE, the RGNUL Legal Aid Clinic is trying to achieve its vision of filling the vacuum that has been created between the Law and the society.
This initiative taken by Clinic is solely to promote academic and legal research and thus, through this editorial, the Clinic envisages the substantive potential to have a constructive discourse regarding the solution of on-going societal problems in order to find practical solutions.
The blog established under LARE invites online submissions including (but not limited to) articles, research pieces, opinions, case comments and short notes from practitioners, academicians, students of law or anyone who wishes to express an opinion on topics related to an amalgamation of Law and Society.
- The subject and theme of articles shall be related to an amalgamation of Law and Society and shall be of contemporary relevance. Articles shall include the legal acumen of the author(s) and should be solution-based.
- Only those articles will be accepted which are not yet covered in any domain. The Editorial Board may summarily reject any topic that has already been covered in the blog.
- The article should be the original work of the author and co-authorship of a maximum of 3 is permitted.
- All submissions must be in Times New Roman, font size 12, spacing 1.5, justified.
- All relevant sources must be hyperlinked. In case no hyperlink is available for a reference, use of endnotes is recommended. For endnotes, any standard and uniform citation style shall be followed.
- Word limit for each post is 800-1500 words (exclusive of endnotes). However, flexibility of the upper limit is at the discretion of the editor.
- The manuscript should be accompanied by a cover letter specifying the author’s name, designation, institute, contact number, and email for future reference. [Participants are requested to not put their names anywhere in the main manuscript].
- All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx format and the manuscripts must be e-mailed to legalaidclinic[at]rgnul.ac.in and the subject of the e-mail should be titled “Submission for Legal Aid Blog – NAME OF THE PERSON”
- The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or views stated in the submitted Manuscript. In the case of gross plagiarism found in the contents of the submitted manuscript, the manuscript shall be subject to summary rejection. Permissible limit shall be not more than 20% in any case.
- Submissions for the blog shall be reviewed on a rolling basis and the receipt of submissions shall be conveyed at the earliest. The Editorial Board may take upto 02 weeks for the review of submissions.
For submission guidelines, click here.
E-mail ID: [email protected]
Student Editor: Sahajveer Baweja ([email protected])
For blog overview, click here.
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