Editorial Policy

1. Submissions can be in the form of:​

A. Long Articles: 5000 to 8000 words (exclusive of footnotes); articles exceeding the word limit may be considered on merit.

Submissions under this category must present a comprehensive study of a central theme, along with the identification and analysis of related subthemes.

B. Short Articles: 3000 to 5000 words (exclusive of footnotes).

Submissions under this category must deal with contemporary issues. It should directly address a specific issue and must be engaging and concise.

C. Case Comment / Legislative Briefs: 1500 to 3000 words (inclusive of footnotes).

 

Case comments must be analysis of judicial pronouncements and comment on implications of the judgment for evolution of that branch of law. Legislative briefs or critique must include evaluative comments on pending or recent legislation.

D. Book Review: 1500 to 2000 words (inclusive of footnotes).

Reviews of books relating to contemporary legal literature can be submitted under this category.

2. Indian Review of Air and Space Law electronic submissions in MS Word (.doc/.docx) format only. 

 

3. The main body of the manuscript should be in Times New Roman, Font Size 12 and in 1.5 line spacing. The footnotes must conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th Edition). Endnotes are not to be used.

 

4. The body of the manuscript should not contain any personal details of the author, so as to enable anonymity.

 

7. The manuscript must be original and unpublished work and must not be under simultaneous consideration for publication elsewhere. Copyright of all submissions selected for publication shall vest with the Indian Review of Air and Space Law.

 

8. The Editorial Board will promptly acknowledge the receipt of the submissions. All submissions will go through the peer-review process, taking a minimum of 4-5 weeks post acknowledgement of receipt. The final selection of manuscripts will be made on the basis of comments received from the peer-reviewers. The authors are expected to incorporate this feedback and make necessary amendments to their manuscripts before they can be published.