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Army Institute Of Law Student Law Review

Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.



The AIL Student Law Review is an annual, peer reviewed Journal published by the Army Institute of Law. It is a Journal which constitutes of the Faculty Editorial Board and a Student Editorial Board under the patronage of the Institute's Management and the Principal.

The object of the Journal is to promote the Culture of Research in the Institute, to inculcate a spirit of initiative & enterprise and to publish scholarly Articles in any dimension of law. The ultimate aim is to make it an intellectual treat for all its readers. The Student Law Review will publish well researched, quality contributions on contemporary and relevant issues in all areas of Law and related subjects. The papers are reviewed on the basis of Innovativeness of Content, Research Methodology, Suggestions and Recommendations put forward in the Paper and the Overall Impact.

The Army Institute of Law will be launching its first issue of AIL SLR in 2017 with an ISSN Number. The AIL SLR would be released as an online publication as well as in the printed form.


Patron: Maj Gen J.T. Chacko, Chairman, AIL

Editor-In- Chief: Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Offg Principal, AIL

Editors: Dr. Kamaljit Kaur (Coordinator, AIL Research Society)
Ms. Chanpreet Kaur (Faculty nominated by the Principal.)

Constitution Of Student Editorial Board

The Student Editorial Board would constitute of the following who would be selected on the basis of their CV's by the Principal, Research Coordinator of AILRS and one Faculty Member (as nominated by the Principal).

Call For Papers

There will be call for papers at the beginning of the Academic Session, it would be published annually and the authors would be entitled to one hard copy of the Journal.

Submission Procedure

Authors are invited to submit their work to the Editorial Board at the following e-mail id: 2017ailslr@gmail.com. Submissions are invited only from AIL Students.

Submission Categories

1) Articles:

A research paper having a comprehensive and thorough critical analysis of pertinent, germane and appropriate legal issues can be submitted under this head. Authors may write on interdisciplinary issues and their arguments must be logical and may take into account aspects such as sociological, political and economic implications of the law. The word limit for the articles is between 4,000 to 6,000 words.

2) Case Comments:

An academic writing that analyses or is a critique of a recent Judgment. The word limit for case commentaries is between 3,000 to 5,000 words.

3) Normative Law Articles:

A research paper containing the opinion of the author relating to a specific Legislation. It seeks to bring out views on how a particular Legislation or Legislative Provision should have been drafted to bring out clarity into the law. The article must first state briefly about the Legislation/Legislative provisions and then suggest what changes can be adopted in it. Should the author have reason to believe that the particular legislation requires some amendments, authors are welcome to draft and/or amend the provisions or can re-draft the entire law if so be the requirement. The Students are also encouraged to draft Bills on pertinent issues for which no statutory provision exists. (Legislative Drafting). Word Limit should be between 3,000 to 5,000 words.

Guidelines For Submissions

The AIL SLR has no thematic restrictions; however the subject matter must pertain to Law. Please note the following details: