The ILRAJ journal is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed online journal of articles by authors committed to the practice of the law in its diverse aspects. The journal is an endeavour to put out a publication of rigorous and original contributions to the legal literature, both academic and practical.

ILRAJ welcomes submissions on every aspect of the law for its online journal which contains the following sections – journal articles, blog and short notes, case comments and book reviews.   

We encourage all authors to submit their manuscripts electronically via email in word format and to provide the following information:



Position / Year of Study

Author contact information

An abstract of not more than 200 words

Consideration is given to all submission received on a rolling basis. The number of submissions we can accept for publication will vary on the number of articles we receive for consideration and the length of those articles.

Articles must be the author’s original work. We only accept previously unpublished submissions. All submissions will be subject to a plagiarism check.

We strongly encourage authors to submit articles that are shorter than 30,000 words in length, including text and footnotes. Authors are encouraged to provide a word count that includes text and footnotes to facilitate faster review of their manuscripts.

All abstracts, completed articles, questions/enquiries should be sent by email to

Citation Format – Citations in all submitted articles should conform to the latest edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Please ensure that the submitted article has been fully edited. Incomplete drafts will not be reviewed.

By submitting an article for consideration, you acknowledge that your article, if accepted, will undergo rigorous editing prior to publication. This editorial process ensures that authors’ scholarship is presented as professionally as possible. To maintain high standards, acceptance of an article is conditioned on the author’s cooperation during the editorial process.