The "INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON CONSUMER LAW AND PRACTICE, published by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, has issued a call for papers. The deadline is September 1. More information below the fold.
Quoting now from the CFP (omissions are not indicated):
The journal welcomes contributions from academicians, practitioners, students of law and allied fields. Basic purpose of this journal is to provide recent and relevant information of National and International to the consumers. The peer-reviewed annual journal “International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice” solicits high quality articles pertaining to National and International Consumer Protection issues. Submissions may be sent to email@example.com,
The Journal firmly believes in the importance of originality of ideas and therefore any material submitted to the Journal should not have been published elsewhere. If the submission is under considerati on elsewhere, the author should inform the Editorial Board. The author shall be presumed to have obtained necessary permissions from cited authors in case a cited work is unpublished.
Submissions may be in form of original, unpublished Articles, Essay, Notes, Case Comments, and Book Reviews. All submissions must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words. The abstract must highlight the importance of the issue, main arguments and the conclusions of the article.
The authors must follow the guidelines given below: –
Word limit varies according to the nature of the contributions. The word limit insisted is exclusive of footnotes/end notes and references.
An Article should be between 4,000-5,000 words containing a comprehensive study of the theme indicating the lacunae in the present Consumer Protection Laws with suggestions and recommendations.
An Essay is more concise than article specifically dealing with the challenges to the problems consisting between 3,000-4,000 words.
A Note shall be on any contemporary issue with concrete analysis from the part of the author along with soluti ons to the issue and the same shall not exceed 2,500 words.
A Case Comment is an analysis of the landmark judgment where the author has to critically deal with the case and put forward his remarks on the issues dealt within. The word limit for case comment is restricted to 2,500-3,000 word.
A Book Review where a literary work is criticized on the basis of its content and merit shall not exceed 2,000 words.
All submissions should be made electronically in the form of a MS Word (.doc) file at [firstname.lastname@example.org] and at the same time the authors are requested to send the hard copy along with the CD to the below mentioned postal address. The last date for submission of manuscripts is 1st September, 2014.
All rights are reserved with the Editorial Board.
Prof. (Dr.) Ashok R. Patil
Chair on Consumer Law & Practice
(Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India)
National Law School of India University
Nagarbhavi, Post Box No. 7201,
Bangalore-560242, Karnataka, India.
Phone: +9180- 23160532/ 23397526 Fax: +9180-23160534
(HT: Kathleen Engel)