Call for Blogs for Criminal Law Blog by National Legal University, Jodhpur: Rolling Submissions

National Legal University Jodhpur is inviting submissions for its Criminal Law Blog through a call for blogs on a rolling basis.

National Law University, Jodhpur is a public law school and a National Law University established under the National Law University, Jodhpur, Act, 1999 enacted by the Rajasthan State Legislature.

About the Blog

The Centre for Criminal Law Studies (“CCLS”) was established to carry out intense research work on issues pertaining to the Criminal Justice System in India. In its long-term existence, the Centre has submitted comprehensive policy papers on Investigation and Prosecution to the law reforms committee.

Currently, the Centre undertakes research in specified areas; namely; Criminology, Criminal Psychology, International Criminal Law and Justice, Police Sciences, Investigation and Prison Administration. The Centre also organizes lectures on relevant issues.

To this effect, the Centre works in association with national repute institutions like the Bureau of Police Research and Development in organizing focused training programs for the specific target group of police officials. Pursuant to its research mandate, the Centre started The Criminal Law Blog in September

The Blog has featured significant posts from legal practitioners, leading academicians, and students, and has a monthly viewership of around 20,000.

About Call for Blogs

The Criminal Law Blog (“TCLB”) is pleased to invite submissions for the blog. It welcomes all kinds of submissions, including (but not limited to) articles, research pieces, opinions, case comments, and short notes on criminal law.


They invite submissions from students, academicians, law practitioners, and every criminal law enthusiast.


Articles which focus on or have an interplay with criminal law, especially contemporary developments and novel ideas. These include:

  • Domestic Criminal Law [Substantive and Procedural]
  • International Criminal Law [Substantive and Procedural]
  • The interface between criminal law and other legal domains
  • Legislative and Policy Analysis
  • Analysis of latest judgments
  • Movie Reviews in light of any significant criminal law issue

Submissions Guidelines

  • Submissions for the blog shall be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • The submission should be an original work not exceeding 1500 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the context so requires it and the quality is maintained.
  • All relevant sources must be duly acknowledged and hyperlinked in the text.
  • The cover page of the e-mail must include a brief description of the author.
  • The authors are encouraged to provide a relevant photograph regarding the subject matter of the article.
  • The authors shall receive an acknowledgement of the receipt of the article from the Editorial Board. The Board shall try its best to update the authors within 14 days from the day of acknowledgement.

Formatting Guidelines

  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. 
  • Line Spacing is to be maintained at 1.5.

How to Submit?

The article must be submitted in an MS Word document to

Contact Information

In case of any queries, please contact ccls[at]