The RSRR Journal invites papers for Volume 7, Issue 1, from academicians, practitioners, legal luminaries and students on the theme titled, “Protecting Consumers in the 21st Century: Broadening the Outlook”. Call for Papers by RSRR- RGNUL Student Research Review-Journal [Volume 7, Issue 1]
- The last date for submissions of abstracts is 15th October 2020 by 11:59 P.M.
- The deadline for the final paper submission is 15th November 2020 by 11:59 P.M.
RSRR invites submissions on the following sub-themes:
- Liability under Consumer Protection: A Boon or a Bane?
- Criminal Liability: A Step Backwards?
- Critical Analysis of the Product Liability Framework
- Imputability of liability in the age of Robots and AI
2. Protecting a Digital Consumer
- The Impact of AI on Consumerism
- Privacy of an Online Consumer
- Unsolicited Commercial Communications
3. Changing Ambits of Consumer Grievance Redressal Mechanism: A Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis
- Mediation as a Fresh Resolution Mechanism
- The Arbitrability of Consumer Disputes
- Expanding the Jurisdiction of Consumer Disputes
- Online Dispute Resolution: A Viable Remedy?
4. Consumer Law in a Global Village
- Need for Uniform and Standard Principles of International Consumerism
- Jurisdictional and Enforcement Issues vis-a-vis Cross-Border Trade
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5. Comparative Consumer Law: Analyzing International Best Practices
6. Revamping the definition of ‘Service’
- Educational Institutions: Serving Students?
- Accountability for ‘Free’ Healthcare Services?
- Content Moderation on Social Media Platforms: A Consumer Issue?
- Applicability of Sovereign Immunity for Government Services
- Aggregators and Gig Economy: Are gig workers consumers?
7. Issues Around Consumer Consent
- Consenting to Unfair Contractual Terms
- Impact of Big Data Analytics on Consumer Rights
- Consent in the Internet of Things and Consumer Law
8. Consumer Protection in the Financial Sector
- Regulating Fin-Tech and E-payment Portals
- Deficiency of Service by Banks- An Expansive Interpretation
- Insurance Regulation for the Benefit of the Consumer
9. Insolvency and Bankruptcy Issues vis-à-vis Consumer Laws
- Consumer as a Creditor to the Corporate Debtor
- Concurrent Reliefs for a Consumer
- Individual Bankruptcy: A Consumer Protection Measure or a Market Abuse Measure?
10. Evolving Anti-Competitive Practices and Consumer Protection: Are the existing legislations adequate?
11. Consumer Protection and Environmental Sustainability: Creating a Balance
12. IPR Regulation for Consumer Benefit
13. Regulation of Advertising and Marketing Laws: Influencing Consumers’ Behavior
- Liability of Advertising Agencies and Influencers
- E-Commerce Portals: Targeting Online Consumers
- Regulation of Telemarketing and Robocalls
- Deceiving Vulnerable Consumers: Advertising and Trademarks
Note: The submissions are, however, not restricted to the aforementioned sub-themes, provided they fall within the ambit of the main theme.
The RSRR invites papers under the following categories:
- Articles (5,000 to 10,000 words)
- Short Notes (3,000 to 8,000 words)
- Case Comments (3,000 to 5,000 words)
- Normative Law Articles (3,000 to 5,000 words)
- All submissions must be in Garamond, font size 12, spacing 1.5.
- All footnotes should be in Garamond 10, single-spaced and should conform to the Standard Indian Legal Citation. (Get your free copy here).
- Margins: Left 1.5 Inch and Right 1 Inch, Top 1 Inch, and Bottom 1 Inch.
- All the word limits are exclusive of footnotes.
- Co-authorship is allowed up to 2 authors.
- The paper should be accompanied by a covering letter specifying the author‘s name, designation, institute, contact number and e-mail for future reference.
- All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx format only. The papers must be e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject “Submission for Volume _ Issue _ – Type of Submission (Article/Short Note/Case Comment/Normative Law Articles)”. The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or views stated in the submitted paper.
- In case of any gross plagiarism found in the contents of the submitted paper, the manuscript shall be subject to rejection.
- For any queries and questions regarding the Call for Papers by RSRR, contact at email@example.com.
- The abstracts and papers shall be mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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