Dharmashastra National Law University – Student Law Journal (DNLU-SLJ) is a peer-reviewed, student-run academic journal with the mission of disseminating high-caliber research on law and legal studies from all angles, including comparative, global, and transdisciplinary views. As a flagship initiative of Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur (DNLU), the journal was conceptualized to provide a peculiar platform for expression of opinions, thoughts and views of the student fraternity by publications in forms of scholarly articles, research papers, book reviews and case studies.
It is directed by an editorial board and an advisory board made up of eminent jurists. The Patron-in-Chief of the Journal is the Honourable Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. It neither adheres to a particular ideology nor restricts itself to DNLU student fraternity, rather it invites scholarly writings on inter-disciplinary and engaging deliberations on diverse fields of law. It aims to bring together the scholars in the legal and related fields through their work that rethink and reimagine the confines of the legal system through novel approaches to design and methodology.
The mandate of the Journal includes promotion of academic research and writing among students and incentivize their involvement in research. As a flagship Initiative, it hopes to set high standard of legal research and abide by the research and publication ethics such as the norms of plagiarism, data accuracy, conflict of interest etc., to enable quality readership and reach a wider audience.
After the successful launch and publication of DNLU-SLJ, Volume 1 which was a result of meticulous conceptualization and consultations, intellectual discussions and free exchange of ideas, DNLUSLJ, the hope of emerging as a leading forum for students and academicians to engage in discussions on varied subjects of contemporary significance. The journal seeks to achieve newer and greater heights and keep the spirit of legal scepticism alive.