Amity Law Journal is bi-annual, with an International Standard Serial publication number (ISSN 2518-3575) from Amity University Dubai. The journal aims to provide, promote and spread awareness about various legal systems and studies from different societies. The journal offers a rich collection of independent research articles and case studies from within the contemporary ‘legal world’. It is an opportunity for all to cater to the needs of the legal fraternity practicing in diverse areas around the globe.
All submitted articles must be original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical, will be peer-reviewed. Articles submitted to the journal should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publications elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the journal and are subject to review.
We welcome submissions of your recent research, articles or study of law for our upcoming issues.
No publication charges or article processing fees are required. All accepted manuscripts will be published free of cost.
Authors are kindly invited to submit their full text papers that include an abstract, conclusions and references. Check the author guidelines below for more details.
Papers will be accepted in only .doc/.docx format.
Editor - Dr Geetanjali Ramesh Chandra - Program Leader - Amity Law School Dubai
Dr Azim A. Khan - Academic Director - Director SACS for International Training New Delhi, India
Dr. Douglas Brodie - Executive Dean - University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland
Dr. Frank Emmert - Professor - Mckinney School of Law Indianapolis, USA
Dr. Rhonda Wheate - Director, School of Law - University of Strathclyde Glasgow, Scotland
Dr William Bradford - Attorney General - Chiricahua Apache Nation New Mexico, USA
Bo Yin - Associate Professor, School of Law - Beijing Normal University Beijing, China
Prue Vines - Co-Director- Private Law - Research and Policy University of South Wales Sydney, Australia
Shafi Mogral - Lawyer SG Chancery - SG Chancery Chambers Management Dubai, UAE
Student Editorial Support
Nikitha Abigail Muday - Amity University Dubai
Sangeetha Roy - Amity University Dubai
We accept original research papers, reviews, case studies and points of views from studies that are related to Law and its associated areas. The Amity Law Journal hopes to provide a forum for researchers, academics and law practitioners to publish innovative scholarly research.
Type of Manuscripts
Accepted Language: English
Authors must follow submission guidelines and can submit soft copies of their manuscripts in MS Word document format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amity Law Journal encourages original research papers and case reviews in all fields relating to law and its applications. All submissions must be original, unpublished, and should follow the guidelines mentioned below. Articles should also not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. It is distinctly understood that all submissions are original work of the author(s) and wherever required, permissions shall be obtained by author(s) from the appropriate authority, before submission. Note that, plagiarism is strictly prohibited and can result in consequences including non-acceptance of submissions from the author for ALJ.
Submissions should be drafted in the following format:
1. Font Type - Calibri.
2. Word limit - 4,000 to 6,000 words
3. Font Size - 14 (heading); 12 (sub-heading) 11 (main text); 10 (foot notes and abstract)
4. Spacing - single-spacing (main text); 1 inch (foot notes)
5. Number less than 100 should be spelt out unless they are a percent (e.g. percent).
6. Use of first person must be avoided.
7. All pages should be numbered.
8. A uniform date format shoud be used (e.g., December 10th, 2016).
9. The main text should be divided under different sub-headings. Different sub - headings must be formatted as follows - First heading must be numbered and in the center, Second heading should be left aligned and in bold letters, Third heading should be left aligned and italicized. All manuscripts should include an ‘Introduction’ and ‘Conclusion’.
10. Submissions should not exceed the prescribed word limit, exclusive of foot notes
11. Chicago Manual of Style - Bibliographic Format for References.
All submissions undergo an anonymous review by two or more referees. Usually the review process takes about two to three months. The reviewers advise the editorial board regarding the article's merit for publication in the journal. The editor will keep the author informed about the status with regard to acceptance or rejection, directly or through a member of the editorial board or coordinator of the journal. Wherever modification is required in the submission, the same shall also be communicated to the author(s). The author is required to make all modifications suggested by the editor and re-submit the paper within two months. Delayed submissions after modification, shall result in delayed publication of the article in the journal. Authors are advised to submit high resolution pictures, tables and figures in the standard format separately. A high resolution photograph of the author and author profile (not exceeding 100 words) should also be included. In the instance of more than one author, additional profiles and photographs should be provided. The corresponding authors name and contact details (email) should also be indicated.
Join the ALJ Editorial/Reviewer Board
We would like to thank reviewers for their contribution, without which it would be impossible to maintain the high standard of our journal. ALJ welcomes academicians and industry experts to join us as reviewers. Being a reviewer is a matter of prestige and personnel achievement. If you are interested in joining the ALJ Reviewer Board, please send a detailed profile along with a passport sized photograph to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors are advised to submit the articles along with a copyright form duly signed, scanned and attached; authors may download the copyright form here. It is required to obtain written confirmation from authors in order to acquire copyrights for papers published in the journal.
Interested librarians, law practitioners and academicians are welcome to read the free online version of the Amity Law Journal. Send us an email with your details to subscribe and recieve our bi-annually published papers.