Report of the Annual Editorial Board Meeting, 2022 held on 7th April, 2022

May 6, 2022

The CMR University Journal for Contemporary Legal Affairs [Listed in UGC-CARE (Group I)] represents an earnest attempt, by all of us at the CMRU School of Legal Studies, to provide and nurture a forum that fosters relevant research in contemporary legal issues. The CMRU JCLA calls for original, unpublished work on any contemporary issue related to law and its allied areas under the following categories, to be published in Volume 5 to be published in August, 2023.

  • Long Article (5000 – 8000 words)
  • Short Article (3000 – 5000 words)
  • Case note/Comment (1500 – 3000 words)
  • Book Review (1500 – 3000 words)



  • Every submission shall be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words reflecting the importance of the topic in the Contemporary world and a short bio of the
    author/s not exceeding 150 words each.
  • The prescribed word limit mentioned above shall exclude Abstract and Footnotes.
  • Speaking footnotes and Endnotes are not permitted.
  • Entries shall adhere to the CMRU JCLA Submission Guidelines.
  • The abstract and author’s bio shall be uploaded as separate documents through the official upload link only.
  • Upload Contributions CLICK HERE TO UPLOAD


Important Dates:

  • Submission of full paper – 15th April, 2023
  • Intimation of selection & recommendations/comments by reviewer – 15th May, 2023
  • Resubmission after incorporation of recommendations – 30th May, 2023
  • Publication – August, 2023 We look forward to an enthusiastic response from all from law students, research scholars, academicians and other professionals working in any sector related to law.


Editorial Board
School of Legal Studies
CMR University