Even if not all law school projects are works of exceptional piece of writing and research, these can serve as a good starting point, a good literature review, a good over-view to build upon.
Some of these are actually exceptional works, and deserve a wider audience and comments from those who care.
Jusprudentia intends to provides opportunities to all this. Jusprudentia will serve as a platform to publish legal research papers and notes of all kinds.
With our free and open access policy and liberal commenting guidelines, the research papers can be studied and commented upon by anyone with an access to internet.
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GET A PUBLICATION OR CONTRIBUTE ANONYMOUSLY
When you contribute to Jusprudentia, you have 2 choices:
You can get your projects published in your name and if the work is exceptional you can even get a publication with an ISSN number.
If for some reason want the project/notes to be published anonymously (say the quality is not good or you don’t want your names to be up), they can also do so.
Remember our ethos is that all knowledge is useful and hence this provision of publishing ‘average’ papers ‘anonymously’.
The best papers will be award by Jusprudentia!
Nature of Submissions
Articles (between 2500-5000 words including footnotes)
Submissions in this category should provide a comprehensive analysis of a particular issue in the law and society domain. It should review the existing literature extensively, develop an argument and also highlight the specific contemporary developments in the issue being discussed.
Short Notes (1000-2500 words including footnotes)
This category is suited for writings on specific themes and submissions dealing with contemporary issues are preferred. Submissions in this category should provide a concise overview of a specific issue.
Book Reviews (1000-2000 words including footnotes)
Authors are encouraged to review a book that offers a unique perspective on any issue affecting International society and the legal implications it has. It is recommended that the book chosen is a recent publication (within the last two years) in keeping with the contemporary focus of the Journal.
Case Commentaries (1000-3000 words including footnotes)
Submissions in this category would include a comprehensive analysis of a recent judicial pronouncement and should engage with the underlying theme of law and society. It must critically analyze the law prior to the ruling as well as the subsequent implications of the ruling.
All projects or essays or notes submitted should be typed in font Times New Roman with font size 12, line spacing 1.5’; justified alignment.
The headings/ sub-headings shall also be properly highlighted in Bold.
The citations should be in the form of footnotes.
Footnotes cited in the project should be typed in font Times New Roman with font size 10, line spacing 1’; justified alignment.
The word limit for submissions is 1000-15,000 words.
Citations should be in the form of footnotes as per the Bluebook citation method,(20th Edition)(Mandatory for the journal ).
The projects/essays should be submitted online in a MS Word format document to editorial Board at firstname.lastname@example.org
The project should be an original work of the author.
All submissions must be accompanied with a covering letter (in the body of the email itself), indicating the name of the author, title of the submission and a contact address of the author, including the e-mail address.
The file name of the submission should in the following format: Project Name, Name of Author-University’s or College’s Name.
The subject of the email should be in the same format: Project Name, Name of Author/ University’s or College’s Name.
In case the author wishes to remain anonymous please mention ANONYMOUS (ins caps and in brackets) at the end of file name and the subject line.
For instance: Project Name or Name of the Subject Note/ Name of Author/ University’s or College’s Name (ANONYMOUS)
Copyright Policy of Jusprudentia
Submissions are accepted for publication on the condition that they do not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third parties and that the work does not contain any obscene, offensive, defamatory, or racially prejudiced material. The authors also agree to indemnify Jusprudentia should their publications infringe the rights of any third parties.
We do not claim ownership in any Content that you submit to Jusprudentia, but to be able to legally provide Jusprudentia to our visitors, we have to have certain rights to use such Content in connection with Jusprudentia, as set forth below.
By providing any content to our website in any form you agree to give Jusprudentia ‘non-exclusive’ right and license over the content.
The same thing is reproduced in legalese below
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