The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law is a public law school and a National Law University located in Patiala, Punjab, India. It was established in 2006 by the Punjab Government as a university dedicated to the field of Legal Education. The first vice-chancellor of the University was Gurjit Singh.
About CASIHR Journal on Human Rights Practice
The Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR) is a research Centre under the aegis of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL). The Centre’s primary objective is to promote advanced study and interdisciplinary research on the emerging trends in human rights and its allied fields.
The CASIHR Journal on Human Rights Practice (JHRP), is a new endeavour of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR) in furtherance of its aim of understanding the expanding horizons of Human Rights Law and Practice. The journal is proposed to be a bi-annual peer-reviewed journal aimed at contributing to the literature on Human Rights and providing a platform for academicians, professionals and students to contribute to its growth in addition to promoting research and deliberation in the field of Human Rights. It aims at encouraging academicians, professionals as well students to contribute articles, essays, book reviews and case comments related to the field of Human Rights.
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Call for Papers by CASIHR JHRP
The Centre for Advanced Studies in Human Rights (CASIHR), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab invites articles, case comments and book reviews for Volume 5, Issue 2 of the CASIHR Journal on Human Rights Practice (CASIHR JHRP).
To provide a platform for more pointed, specialized and diverse inputs and analyses, the adherence to a rigid thematic issue has been dispensed with. Therefore, this particular volume is not theme-specific in nature and authors are free to write on any topic relevant to the field of Human Rights. The manuscripts received will, after initial screening, go through a double-blind peer-review process by relevant academicians and experts. The final selection will be based on the aforementioned process.
Authors are free to write on any subject of their choice provided it remains within the ambit of Human Rights and adds to contemporary discourse regarding the same.
Submissions can be made under the following heads:
- Long Articles: Word limit of 6000 words
- Short Articles: Word Limit of 4000 to 4500 words
- Case Comments: Word Limit of 1500 to 2000 words
- Book Reviews: Word limit of 2000 to 2500 words
Note: The word limit is exclusive of footnotes.
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All the contributors must adhere to the following guidelines:
- All Submissions must be accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 300 words.
- The body of the document must be in Times New Roman with a font size of 12 and a Line Spacing of 1.5.
- All the footnotes should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 10 and with single line spacing.
- The citations must conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th Edition.)
- Co-authorship is permissible up to a maximum of two authors.
- All submissions are required to be mailed in .doc/.docx format only.
- Submissions that do not adhere to the guidelines provided shall not be considered for review.
- Submissions that meet all the requirements would go through a peer-review process conducted by academicians, professionals and other experts in the field of Human Rights and only the recommended works would be published.
All the submissions must be mailed only to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter specifying the following:
- Name of Author(s)
- Name and Address of Institution
- Contact Details– Address and Mobile Number
Submit by 28 October 2021, by 11:59 PM
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