Glocalex is a forum which aims share research ideas and discussing latest developments in law. it envisions to create a legal database for the purpose of simplification of law for the people at large.
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
Glocalex has announced “THE WRITING OASIS 2020”, its first Article Writing Competition which aims to encourage law students from various law institutions to develop an original thought process and dig deeper not only international but also municipal contemporary issues affecting the humankind. The condition is to find innovative solutions to the problems.
Following are the themes for the competition:• Law and Global Catastrophic Risks (Climate Change, Artificial general Intelligence, Biotechnology risk, Ecological collapse, Global pandemic)• Democracies of the World• Human Rights/ Humanitarian Assistance and Policies• Public International Law- War Crimes, Terrorism and National Security• Trade and Commercial Law• Analysing Emergency and Disaster Relief• Immigration, Nationality and Citizenship
THE EDITORIAL BOARD WILL PAY SPECIFIC ATTENTION TO THESE QUESTIONS:• Is the analysis original, fresh and innovative? Is the topic more than a simple description of a court decision or any other legal development?• Is the topic relevant and engaging?• Is the article well written, with strong footnoting following the 20th Bluebook edition and insightful information?• Entries will be evaluated on clarity, including on syntax, grammar and spelling.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES1) Content must be the original work of a single author and may not have been written for the paid employment and must not be under review for publication anywhere atthe time it is submitted to this competition.2) All citations must conform to The Bluebook 20th Edition. Footnotes should be instructive and not merely cite a case or secondary source.3) The body and footnotes should be in 12-point Times New Roman and 10-points Times New Roman font respectively. Word limit: 1200-1500 words. Article can only be submitted as MS Word File.4) No person shall submit more than one entry.5) The Competition’s Editorial Board reserves the right to award or reject any submissions.6) File names of your Word must only contain the title and name in the following format
[Name – Title of the Paper].7) The participant must mention their full name, affiliated university, course, year of study, email address and title of the paper on the cover page of their submission.8) Any page, except the cover of the submission, must not contain any of the details as mentioned in point 8.9) Violation of any of the above guidelines shall lead to disqualification.
PRIZES AND PUBLICATION• For the Winner: Rs.1200/- with 9 months subscription of CLA Online• First Runner-up: Rs.1000/- with 6 months subscription of CLA Online• Second Runner-up: Rs. 800/- with 3 months subscription of CLA Online• Top 20 Articles will get an opportunity to be reviewed by the Glocalex’s Editorial Board and thereby to be published at https://www.glocalex.net/ if selected.• All successful participants shall receive a Participation Certificate.
DATES TO REMEMBER• Registrations and Submission begin: 25th October, 2020;12.01 AM• Last Date of Registration: 25th November, 2020; 5.00 PM• Last Date of Submission: 30th November, 2020; 5.00 PM
IMPORTANT LINKS• For registration form please click here• For Submission of Articles please click here• For complete details of the competition please click here
For any queries and additional information please write at firstname.lastname@example.org