Comparative Constitutional Law and Administrative Law Quarterly – Issue 2

The Editorial Board for CALQ is inviting submissions for the second issue (Issue 1. 2) from legal academicians, professionals and students.


The Comparative Constitutional Law & Administrative Law Quarterly (CALQ) attempts to initiate and foster academic dialogue concerning the subject of administrative law and constitutional law from a global perspective.

Articles on Constitutional Law should be comparative in nature, involving any legal regime. However, articles in the area of Administrative Law are not subjected to this requirement.

Notes should be based on certain specific issue associated with any policy or legal issue. The comments of the author must be comparative in nature.

Case Comments with respect to recent judgments of significance in the field of Constitution Law with a comparative analysis of a judgment from another legal regime are invited.


1. Abstract: The manuscript must be accompanied with an abstract of not more than 350 words.

2. Word Limits:

– Articles – Not exceeding 6000 (six thousand) words
– Notes – Not exceeding 4000 (four thousand) words.
– Case Comment – Not exceeding 3000 (three thousand) words.

3. Formatting specifications: The manuscript must be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 with 1.5 Line Spacing.

4. Language: The Journal shall follow British English.

  • The manuscript submitted should be original and unpublished.
  •  Upon the selection of the article by the Editorial Board of CALQ, the copyright of the article shall transfer to the Board when the Author/s has been intimated about the choice.
  • Author/s may be asked to revise or resubmit the manuscript within a stipulated time. Upon re-submission of the manuscript, the author/s would be required to mention the suggestion made by the Editorial Board and the subsequent changes made by the author/s.

In case of an offer of publication from another journal for the submitted manuscript, the author/s may request an expedited review via a mail to editorcalq [at] gmail [dot] com with the details about the Journal which has extended the offer and the manuscript attached.


  1. The Author/s are required to email the manuscript to editorcalq [at] gmail [dot] com
  2. The manuscript may be mailed in ‘.doc’ or ‘.docx’ format.
  3. The subject of the mail must clearly mention ‘Submission for CALQ (2013) Volume 1.2?.
  4. The mail must be addressed to the ‘Board of Editors’ providing the name of the author/s with the name of the institution affiliated to and the contact details.
  5. A mail confirming the receipt of your manuscript and subsequently the acceptance of your manuscript for publication would be duly conveyed to the author/s through the email id mentioned on the Covering Letter of the manuscript.
  6. Last date for submission – May 31, 2013

In case of any clarifications, kindly send a mail to ‘editorcalq@gmailcom’.

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International Review of Law: Special Issue on Domestic Violence

International Review of Law is seeking articles for a special issue on domestic violence to be published in Spring 2013. The goal is to showcase papers that address practical and theoretical accomplishments and challenges worldwide in the area of domestic violence. Provided that the focus of the article is law-related, the definition of domestic violence will be construed broadly.

The International Review of Law Journal is a peer-reviewed, bilingual (Arabic and English) international law journal from Qatar University College of Law. All content in the journal is ‘open access,’ meaning articles are free-to-read on the web and authors retain copyright on the print and electronic versions of their work. From its base in the Middle East, the journal aims to bring perspectives from around the world to developments in the law.

Call for Papers:
Submissions are accepted in both English and Arabic. The Domestic Violence special issue will be edited by Professor Mary Pat Treuthart, Gonzaga University School of Law. A section of this issue will be reserved for student submissions. Selected authors will be invited to Qatar University College of Law in Doha to conduct a guest lecture on their area of research.

Submission Guidelines:
Contributors are requested to submit manuscripts of no more than 30 double-spaced pages including footnotes. Shorter pieces are welcome. Manuscripts will be accepted on a rolling basis; however, the final deadline for submissions is 1st December, 2012.

Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals
Villa 3, Education City,
PO Box 5825, Doha, Qatar
Phone: 00 974 4454 2443
Fax: 00 974 4454 2438

Call for Papers: Campus Law Center Student Law Review

The Students’ Union, Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi invites submissions for the inaugural issue of CLC Student Law Review. The student edited and peer reviewed publication is solely dedicated to submissions from students.

Any student of law is welcome to submit papers to the Review. An abstract must accompany the paper. Joint authorship of a maximum of 2 authors is permitted.

  • Long Articles: 5000-7000 Words
  • Short Articles: 3000-4000 Words
  • Case Comments: 2000 Words
  • Legislative Comments: 2000 Words
  • Book Review: 1500 Words





Submission details are here.

Call for Papers: Government Law College International Law Summit, 2013

4th Government Law College International Law Summit, organized by the Students for the Promotion of International Law (SPIL), Government Law College, Mumbai. The Summit is scheduled to take place from the 1st-3rd February, 2013.

The Summit is an eclectic mix of key note addresses, seminars, workshops, a panel discussion, call for papers and two novel competitions which were conceived of within the portals of Government Law College- Judgment Deliberation Competition and Treaty Appreciation Competition.

The Theme for this edition of Summit is Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation.

SPIL, Mumbai, in an attempt to facilitate legal studies, calls for papers from the student and legal fraternity, professors, practitioners and scholars. We call for papers across the spectrum comprising the theme.

In our endeavour to promote International Law, SPIL, Mumbai is looking to publish a legal magazine called ‘The International Law Annual’. The International Law Annual comprises literature on the myriad aspects of International Law through an engaging confluence of short articles, analytic works on landmark cases, interviews with legal luminaries on contemporary issues, discussions and analysis on international legislation, and book reviews.

Accordingly, SPIL, Mumbai calls for short articles and essays from the student and legal fraternity, professors, practitioners and scholars across the wide spectrum of Public International Law.

Call for Papers: 

SPIL, Mumbai, in an attempt to encourage legal research and learning within the sphere of International Law, calls for papers from across the spectrum of the student and legal fraternity, professors, practitioners and scholars.

About Call for papers: 

Each year the Call for Papers examines an aspect of International Law and provides a platform for an evaluation of the various aspects that comprise the theme. This process facilitates the utilization of legal research methodologies, develops an independent thought process and broadens perspectives.

Structure of the competition:

The Theme for each year is disclosed simultaneously with the launch of the Summit Invite. Participating teams must register themselves as per the Rules of the competition. The teams may choose to write a paper on any of the Topics declared in the year of their participation. All papers must be submitted within the stipulated time frame, failing which, the defaulting team may be penalized or disqualified.

Team Requirements:

Participants may register individually or in a team of two (2), three (3) or four (4). In case of the paper being co-authored, the names of the two authors and the order of appearance must be provided.

This competition is not restricted in its participation to law schools alone. Students pursuing other related courses of study may also participate.




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