The Journal on Dispute Resolution ('JODR') is the flagship biannual, open-access, student-reviewed journal of the Mediation Clinic published under the aegis of West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences,Kolkata. It aims to provide a platform for the discussion of national as well as international developments in the field of dispute resolution.
Who can apply?
The Journal invites contributions from academicians, legal practitioners, research scholars and students.
The theme of the journal includes but is not limited to:
- International Commercial Arbitration
- Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism
- Investor-State Dispute Settlement
- Investment treaties issues
- Institutional and Non-Institutional Arbitration
- Jurisdiction specific issues on arbitration
- Developments in litigation in the concerned field
- Long Articles (6,000 words or more)
- Short Articles (3,000 to 6,000 words)
- Case Comments (1,500 to 3,000 words)
- Legislative Comments (1,500 to 3,000 words)
- Book and Article Reviews (1,500 words or more)
- Co-authoring of papers amongst individuals is permissible. However, the number of co-authors must not exceed three.
- The manuscript must not contain any mention of or reference to the Author's name, credentials or affiliations in any form. Such relevant biographical information must be provided in a separate cover letter.
- The manuscript must contain an abstract of up-to 300 words. It may also contain a maximum of 5 key-words to ensure search engine optimisation.
- The author must uniformly follow the OSCOLA guide to legal citation (4th ed., 2012) in the manuscript.
- The body of the manuscript must be in the font 'Times New Roman', font size 12, line spacing 1. All footnotes must be in font 'Times New Roman', font size 10, line spacing 1.
- The manuscript must be an original and unpublished work of the Author(s). While the submission is under the process of review, it shall not be considered for publication by any other platform. Submission(s) made by the Author(s) shall not be plagiarised and the editorial board has the right to reject a plagiarised manuscript.
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The deadline for submissions for the second issue is January 30, 2021. While submissions shall be accepted across the year, those made after January 30, 2021 will be considered for forthcoming issues.
The manuscript shall be submitted in an MS Word (.doc/.docx) format and must be compatible with MS Word 2007 and above. The submissions shall be sent to jodr.nujs.edu with the title as "Submission—JODR".
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