Socio-Legal Review (SLR) is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal that encourages interdisciplinary research at the intersection of law and social sciences. We are an open-access, student-run journal published by the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.

First published in 2005 with the help of a grant from the Modern Law Review, the Journal has carried articles by luminaries in the field of law and society such as Roger Cotterrell, W.T. Murphy, Werner Menski, Asghar Ali Engineer, Pratiksha Baxi and Gina Heathcote. SLR has been cited by the Supreme Court of India on two instances, in Justice Chandrachud’s opinion in Justice KS Puttaswamy and Anr v. Union of India and Ors (2018) and by Justice Indu Malhotra and Justice Chandrachud in their respective opinions in Joseph Shine v. Union of India (2018). SLR is indexed on HeinOnline and SCC Online.

In addition to the print journal, we also publish shorter pieces on our online platform, the SLR Forum, designed to encourage accessible and timely discourse on issues of socio-legal relevance including, but not limited to, contemporary developments.

To know more about the kind of work we publish, read our full Aims and Scope.

We accept submissions for both the Journal and the Forum on a rolling basis. To make your submission, please visit the Submission Guidelines and Policies page.

Current Issue: Volume 19, Issue 1 (2023)



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