international law blog

NLIU-CRIL is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts for publication in its NLIU

CRIL-International Law Blog. The CRIL blog seeks to encourage academic excellence and facilitate informed discourse on contemporary issues in international law. It aims to provide a platform to question and revisit settled positions in international law.


The National Law Institute University (NLIU) is a premier law school, and a centre for research located in Bhopal, India. Established in 1997 by the State of Madhya Pradesh, it is one of the first three law schools to have been established under the National Law University system.

The Centre for Research in International Law (CRIL) is one of the oldest student-run bodies at

National Law Institute University, Bhopal, which was established with an aim to increase awareness of international law and policy in the academia.


The NLIU-CRIL Blog is one of the leading blogs dealing with issues of international policy, relations, and law. It is run by the student community of the NLIU, Bhopal, and is aimed at securing collaboration between students, research scholars, and professionals interested in international law, from all across the world.


The blog publishes any contemporary and pertinent development in the field of international law and policy. The scope of this journal includes, but is not limited to, fields such as Public International Law, Human Rights Law, Private International Law, International Trade Law, International Commercial Laws, International Criminal Law, and International Investment Laws. The authors are encouraged to write on, or take an inter-disciplinary approach to, any field(s) or law(s) related to international law and policy.


  1. The manuscripts must contain a minimum of 1,000 words to maximum 2,000 words. These word limits may be relaxed subject to editorial approval.
  2. Co-authorship of a maximum of two authors is permitted.
  3. All manuscripts submitted must be original and unpublished. Plagiarism of content as well as that of an idea would lead to the direct rejection of the manuscript. The author(s) of the manuscript bear the responsibility of authorities, facts, or views stated in the manuscript.


  1. Submissions must be made in a word document (.doc or .docx).
  2. Title of the manuscript should be formatted to Times New Roman, Bold, Font Size 14, and a center alignment.
  3. The main body of the manuscript should be formatted to Times New Roman, Font Size 12 with 1.5 line spacing, and a justified alignment.
  4. All references must preferably be made in the form of hyperlinks, linked to keywords, or phrases in the manuscript. The author(s) may use endnotes while citing restricted sources and authors. All the endnotes must adhere to the 21st Bluebook Citation Standard (2020).


The submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.


Author(s) can e-mail their submissions to The subject of the e-mail should be “Blog Submission: Title of the Blog”. Please visit our website for any other information required.


Each manuscript shall undergo a plagiarism check, and two stages of content review, including the peer-review.


In case of any queries, feel free to drop us a mail at, or contact the undersigned.

Vibhu Pahuja (Convenor)-

Karthik Sarma (Co-convenor)-

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