DSNLJ: Call for Papers

DSNLJ, the law journal by the Society for Paper Publications, DSNLU is inviting submissions by way of a call for papers on the theme of the Indian Legal System in the Digital Economy.

About Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam

With the growing importance of quality and holistic legal education, National law schools have acquired a lot of importance. Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam (“DSNLU”) was established in 2008 and is one such National Law School that strives to enrich student knowledge.

DSNLU endeavours to be a premier law school with state-of-the-art facilities and also emphasizes the clinical aspects to promote and provide world-class education, training, research consultancy, and services.

About DSNLJ

DSNLJ is a bi-annual, student-edited, peer-reviewed law journal by the Society for Paper Publications, DSNLU. The journal aspires to carve out a niche in legal discourse and serve as a research arm for practitioners, academicians, and the broader intellectual community.

DSNLJ aims to render top-quality publications and invites submissions.

We have got a huge response for our first inaugural issue and successfully published papers of the Registrar of NLU, research scholars, academicians, professors, students etc…

Call for Papers

Society for Paper Publications, DSNLU is pleased to call for submissions in the form of Articles, Essays, Case Comments, and Book Reviews for Volume 1 Issue 2 of Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law Journal (DSNLJ) on the theme of “Indian Legal System in the Digital Economy”, and related topics of legal and contemporary relevance from various Students from institutions in India and abroad, Doctoral Fellows, Research scholars, and Academicians.

Theme – Indian Legal System in the Digital Economy

It has become the primary factor in today’s economic development, technological advancement, and new employment opportunities. The growth and development of the digital economy have opened up several doors of opportunity for enterprises.

As the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has just launched its digital rupee pilot project, it is significant to examine the legislation controlling the Digital Economy and the amendments that must be done in order to regulate the booming Digital Economy.

Sub-themes

➢ Legalities of Indian electronic payment systems

➢ Consumer rights in the digital era

➢ Artificial Intelligence and Law

➢ E-Commerce & Law

➢ Data Privacy

➢ Digital Assets

➢ RBI’s CBDC

➢ Sports Law in connection with Digital Economy

➢ Digital Gaming and IPR

➢ Digital Economy in connection with other laws

  • Environment Law
  • Company Law
  • IPR
  • Criminal Law
  • and any other laws

Note: In addition to the above-mentioned sub-themes, participants are free to pursue any other relevant sub-themes reflecting their own scholarly interests on this topic.

Submission Categories

  • Long Article (4000-5000 words)
  • Short Article (3000- 4000 words)
  • Essays (2000-3000 words)
  • Case Comments (2000-4000 words)
  • Book Review (1000-2000 words)

Important Policy

  • The submission must be the original unpublished work of the Author(s) and should not be considered simultaneously at any other place.
  • Upon submission, the manuscript shall be the property of DSNLJ for any subsequent publication/reprint/derivative work.
  • DSNLJ reserves the right to reject entries that do not conform to the Guidelines for Submission.
  • The Author(s) shall be presumed to have obtained the necessary permission from cited authors in case a cited work is unpublished.
  • DSNLJ reserves the absolute right to cancel, differ or postpone the publication in the event of the accruing of any incident, natural or man-made.
  • In case of any dispute, the decision of the DSNLJ shall be final and binding.
  • The Editorial Board shall not be responsible for any libellous or scandalous material.
  • The Editorial Board may review the accuracy of the citation but the responsibility rests with the Author(s).

Submission Guidelines

  • Co-authorship is permissible up to a maximum of two Authors.
  • The submissions are to be made only in Microsoft Word Format (.docx or .doc files) by sending an email to dsnlj@dsnlu.ac.in
  • E-mail must be sent with the subject: ‘Submission for Call of Papers – Name of the Author’
  • The abstract must be e-mailed by December 22nd, 2022, with a maximum of 400 words.
  • The Author(s) shall not disclose their identity anywhere in the body of the manuscript.
  • The submission shall contain a separate cover letter on the first page of the document enumerating the following details:
    • Name of the Author(s);
    • Address of the Author(s);
    • Phone Numbers of the Author(s);
    • Title of the manuscript;
    • Submission Category;
    • Name of the institution/Organization;
    • Year of study/ Designation; and
    • Email address(s).

Formatting Guidelines

  • The body of the paper should be justified in Times New Roman, font size 12 with 1.5 spacing.
  • Footnotes should also be in Times New Roman, 10 font size, and have single spacing.
  • Strictly conform to Bluebook (20th ed.) as the citation format.
  • Any form of Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification for publication.

Submission Deadlines

  • Last date for submission of Abstract: December 22nd, 2022, 11:59 PM (IST)
  • Last date for submission of Full Paper: January 20th, 2023, 11:59 PM (IST)

Contact Information

For any queries contact: +91 6302775457 Sri Vaishnavi, Student Convenor or write to dsnlj@dsnlu.ac.in.

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