Submission Guidelines for the Blog on Law and Technology


The submission could be about any technological development or any aspect of the technology law regime. 

Submission Guidelines

  1. All submissions must be in Times New Roman, font size 12, spacing 1.5., Margins: Left 1 Inch, Right 1 Inch, Top 1 Inch, and Bottom 1 Inch.
  2. The Word limit for each post is 900-1200 words.
  3. The relevant sources should be hyperlinked within the article itself. Sources of which no link can be provided must be mentioned as endnotes.
  4. Citations must strictly conform to the standards laid down in the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (4th ed., 2012).
  5. Submissions shall only be accepted via the Blog Submission Form.
  6. Authors are requested to not put their names anywhere in the main manuscript.
  7. All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx format.
  8. Co-authorship of a maximum of two persons is permitted.
  9. The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or views stated in the submitted Manuscript.
  10. The manuscript must be politically neutral and must not be in conflict with the general guidelines.
  11. The language used must not be unparliamentary, abusive or result in disrepute of any third person.
  12. The Editorial Board does not accept plagiarized content and in case of gross plagiarism found in the contents of the submitted manuscript, the manuscript shall be subject to rejection.
  13. Similarity check for the Blog is done using the Turnitin software. A maximum of 5% of similarity is permissible for the manuscript to pass the first stage of technical review.
  14. Copyright of all blog posts shall remain with the Cell for Law and Technology.
  15. All moral rights shall vest with the author(s).
  16. Manuscripts not in conformity with these guidelines may be rejected at the sole discretion of the Editorial Board whether before or after undergoing the procedure of blind peer-review. The Editorial Board reserves the right to send the manuscripts back to the authors for any modification(s) at any stage, in the event of non-conformity with any of the submission guidelines.
  17. Authors shall be informed of the status of their manuscripts within a period of fourteen (14) days. In case there is no reply from the side of the Editorial Board during this period, you may consider sending an email to seeking an update on the progress.
  18. The Editorial Board may, in its absolute discretion, waive any of the above rules or amend the process. In case of any dispute or ambiguity, the decision of the Editorial Board shall be final and binding.

Submission Dates 

The submissions shall be accepted on rolling basis.