About RSRR
The RGNUL Student Research Review (RSRR) Journal is a bi-annual, student-run, blind peer-reviewed, flagship journal based at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. It was founded with the objective of facilitating arguments in black and white by promoting legal research and skills. The RSRR Journal aims to publish comprehensive treatments of subjects (articles), written by law students and professionals, as well as shorter pieces, commonly called notes and comments.
Call for Papers
The Editorial Board invites submissions from academicians, practitioners, legal luminaries, and students on the theme From the Margins to the Centre: Exploring Third World Approaches to International Law.” This edition marks the completion of 10 years of RSRR and the journal aims to facilitate meaningful discourse on the chosen theme of third world approaches to international law.
RSRR invites submissions on the following sub-themes:
  1. General International Law
  2. Humanitarian & Human Rights Law
  3. Economic & Trade Law
  4. Environment Law
  5. International Relations
  6. Associated Issues
For more detailed sub-themes, please refer to the Call for Papers.
Note: These sub-themes are merely illustrative and not exhaustive, and the authors are free to write upon any other sub-theme, provided they fall within the broad ambit of the journal’s theme.
Submission Guidelines
General Guidelines:
  1. Submissions may be made with one author or co-authorship of two authors only.
  2. Submissions for the Journal must be accompanied with a cover letter specifying the author’s name, designation, institute, contact number and e-mail.
  3. All manuscripts submitted must be original and should not have been published elsewhere to be considered for publication in RSRR Journal.
  4. All manuscripts will be checked for plagiarism. If plagiarism is detected, the Editorial Board reserves the right of rejection without a review of the manuscript.
  5. The manuscript should not contain the name(s) of the author(s), their institutional affiliations, or any other identity markers. The title of the manuscript should indicate the sub-theme that the author(s) have chosen.
Submission Categories:
  1. Articles (5,000 to 10,000 words)
  2. Short Notes  (3,500 to 5,000 words)
  3. Case Comments  (2,000 to 4,000 words)
  4. Legislative Comments  (2,500 to 4,000 words)
  5. Normative Law Articles  (3,000 to 5,000 words)
Note: The aforementioned word counts are exclusive of footnotes.
Technical Guidelines:
  1. All submissions must be in EB Garamond, Font Size 12, Line Spacing 1.5.
  2. Submissions for the Journal must bear the following margins: Left 1.5 Inch, Right/Top/Bottom 1 Inch.
  3. Footnotes/Endnotes must be in Font Size 10 and Line Spacing 1.0.
  4. Footnotes/Endnotes must follow the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities – OSCOLA Referencing Style (4th Edition)
  5. All submissions must include an abstract of a maximum of 250 words.
  6. The abstracts must be in .doc or .docx form and must be submitted via this Google Form. The subject name must be “RSRR Vol 10.2 Abstract Submission – Name of Author”
  7. Submissions non-compliant with the Technical Submission Guidelines may be deemed non-responsive and thereby rejected without notice. The RSRR reserves the right to solicit a complaint version before the review.
  8. The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or views stated in the submitted paper.
Submission Procedure
All the final submissions must be made through the Google FormSubmissions must be in .doc or .docx form and the document title must be “RSRR Vol 10.1 Submission – Name of Author.” Any final submission made via any other mode than the one suggested shall not be considered.
The last date for the abstract submission is 25 June 2024, by 11:59 P.M. (IST).
The last date for the final paper submission is 31 July 2024, by 11:59 P.M. (IST).
Copyright Policy
RSRR shall retain all the copyrights arising out of the publication. All the moral rights shall vest with the author(s). For further details, refer to the copyright policy.
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