The Democratic Line
Published from Lucknow, The Democratic Line is a monthly journal issued under the name of AFPR, a policy think tank (registration- NPC [section 8] Companies Act)
“Inspire and Aspire”
The distinctive feature of The Democratic Line is to bring together the academicians, researchers, policymakers, lawyers, experts and activists coming from different fields to debate and discuss various social science disciplines (Political Studies, Legal Studies, Economic Studies, International Relations) and bring in a unique platform for both knowledge and opportunity.
Adhyayan Foundation is coming out with the eighth edition of ‘The Democratic Line‘ for which it is inviting contributions under the heads ‘Cover Story’, ‘Essay’ and ‘From the Corridors of Justice’ the themes of which are given below.
Cover Story: This segment is inviting entries under the following heads under the broader theme of ‘Technology and Law’. The sub-heads are as follows:
The list is not exhaustive and contributions are invited under the following two categories for “Cover Story”:
Essay: (2000 words, excluding endnotes): Contributions are invited in this segment pertaining to any social, policy or legal issue of contemporary relevance. The essay must be an analysis of the problem(s) or idea(s) dealt with by the author and should include references to a range of sources and contributions in the form of alternatives and suggestions.
From the Corridors of Justice: (1500- 2000 words, excluding endnotes): Articles are invited under this segment to discuss and deliberate upon the latest developments in the legal arena which is of social relevance. Articles are invited under the head of:
Dawn of women in Indian Judiciary: Is the issue of representation being addressed?
The list is not exhaustive, contributions must be an analysis of a recent judgement, bringing out its relevance in light of development of laws, views expressed in the judgement and views of the author(s).
Students pursuing a BA/MA ( in any discipline) and Law students pursuing either three-year LL. B, or the five-year integrated LL.B. program, as well as students pursuing their LL.M. or PhD. Research Scholars, Law Professionals, Academicians and Representatives of NGOs, are also eligible for contributions to the magazine.
All submissions must be made to thedemocraticline[at]gmail.com before 23:59 hours, October 15 2021.
Adhyayan Foundation for Policy & Research (AFPR) is an independent nonprofit, research and educational organization dedicated to producing quality research to help in the formulation, assessment, and implementation of public policies. We aim at covering a wide range of issues that are of significance to this country from economy to administrative efficiency and from legal lacunas to international affairs. We strive towards bridging the gap in policymaking for the wholesome growth and development of our country.