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Call for Blogs: Legis Sententia by Department of Law, University of Calcutta: Rolling Submissions

About the Institute

Established in 1909 under the guidance of Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, the Department of Law of the University of Calcutta is one of the oldest legal institutions in the South Asian subcontinent. The Journal and Seminar Committee is a student-run academic committee of the Department of Law, University of Calcutta, committed to regulate, facilitate and promote the spirit of legal research, academic writing and substantive discourse within the realm of contemporaneous jurisprudence.

About the Blog

Legis Sententia (Legis: law or legislation; Sententia: an opinion) is the online-only undergraduate blog of the Department of Law, University of Calcutta, overseen and regulated by the Editorial Board of the Journal and Seminar Committee of the Department. The blog intends to address the need for law students to remain periodically up-to-date with contemporaneous facets of law.


  1. Public Law

  2. Commercial law

  3. Intellectual Property Rights

  4. Criminal Law

  5. Labour Law

  6. Tort Law

  7. International Law and Diplomacy

  8. National Security Law


Academicians, lawyers, jurists, and students can participate.

Submission Categories

  1. Legal Articles (not exceeding 3000 words exclusive of citations)

  2. Editorials (not exceeding 1500 words exclusive of citations)

Submission Specifications

  1. Font: Times New Roman

  2. Body Font Size: 12

  3. Citation Font Size: 10

  4. File Format: Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

  5. Body Line Spacing: 1.5

  6. Citation Line Spacing: 1.0

  7. Page Margin Spacing: 1″ (Top, Bottom, Left & Right)

  8. Citation Format: 20th Edition Harvard Bluebook.

  9. Co-authorship up to a maximum of 2 authors

Submission Instructions

All submissions shall be directed to bearing the subject – “Submission for Legis Sententia” and attach brief biographical information about the author. Eg. ‘X is a 5th-year B.A. LL.B (Hons.) student at ABC Law College’.

The submission mail shall also include the vertical/theme of the submission as well as the category of the submission made (Legal Article/Editorial).

If the Editorial Board finds any submission made for the purpose of publication within the Departmental blog mentioned hereinabove, is pending for review/publication or is already published in some other institution, or that if the concerned author has resubmitted his work anywhere else before the intimation of the review result from our Editorial Board, such work shall be subjected to immediate rejection. In the event of any discrepancy, the decision of the Editorial Board shall remain final.

Contact Information

Email id:, bearing the title “Query Re:/Regarding Blog Submissions.

The official website link of the blog is here.

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