Guidelines for Submission

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Thank you for your interest in contributing to the blog of Centre for Legal Theory, The Original Position! Please read the guidelines before submitting a short article to us.

The Centre for Legal Theory welcomes original contributions which provide high quality legal analysis of recent jurisprudential developments across the globe, including case law, legislation, policy-making and activism. We also appreciate elucidation of jurisprudential concepts by theorists, who have significantly contributed in this field.

Who can contribute?

We welcome submissions from students, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, senior academicians, lawyers, members of civil society organisations.

Guidelines for contributions:

1. Posts should reflect original, unpublished work.

2. Posts must be maximum 1500 words in length. However, the author can exceed the limit in case the topic so requires.

3. The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing should be 1.5.

4. Posts must include hyperlinks to relevant legal sources and background information, including any judgments, laws, treaties or other legal texts which are mentioned. Hyperlinks must link only to legal or respected news sources. The editors make the final decision over what constitutes a respectable source.

5. We highly recommend uniform citations.

6. Posts should have informative titles from which a reader can tell what the post is about.

7. On receipt of the article, the author will receive an acknowledgement mail from the editorial board.

8. The submitted article will then be checked for originality and relevance. We endeavour to respond quickly to Blog submissions and you can anticipate a response about the acceptance/rejection or any further edits within 2 weeks.

9. The Editors may, in their absolute discretion, waive any of the above rules or amend this process.

How to contribute?

If you would like to contribute to the blog, please email it to and subject line should read- Submission for Blog_’the topic’. (For eg. “Submission for Blog_Analysis of Dworkin’s Theory”).

Contributions that do not comply with our submission guidelines will not be considered by the editorial team. We look forward to receiving your contributions and thank our contributors in advance for helping us maintain our high standards and ensuring that the Blog is a space where authors can share their work with a wide global audience!

We look forward to receiving your contribution!



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