Editorial Policy - GLS Law Journal

1. Ethical Policy:-

The terms & Conditions followed in the Ethical Policy of GLS Law Journal stand as follows:

Authorship:

All those who have provided a significant contribution towards the content of the paper shall possess the chance to be regarded as the Author. Others who provided assistance or support in the formation of the paper shall be duly acknowledged. The Research work must include the Current Affiliations of the Author, academics or professional whatsoever. Authors must be honest with their research findings and no wrongful findings must be presented for they being possessed with the potential to mislead the readers. 

Research Finding:

Fabrication of any sort whatsoever, including selective reporting of data and statistics, with the intent to misguide the readers stands unethical.

Plagiarism:

Both self- plagiarism (many papers with nearly the same content by the same author(s))as well as plagiarism (reproducing text from other papers without properly crediting the source) shall not stand to be acceptable. Submitting the same results to more than one journal is unacceptable & unethical. The author(s) must not produce the results of any other author(s) under his/ her/ their own name.

Duplicate Submission:

Concurrent submissions of the same data or manuscript to various journals will not be permitted. The submitted article will be cancelled without consideration.

2. Publication Policy:-

  • All the submissions should be original.
  • The Editorial Board will follow the Peer-Review policy for deciding upon the publication of the submissions.
  • The Editorial Board reserves the right to reject or edit any article if found unsuitable for public consumption. An article may also be rejected if the Board .deems that it might harm the political or religious sensitivity of interested readers in any manner.
  • Copyright: All contributors are supposed to send a self- attested letter stating the originality and consent of publication in the Journal. In case of two authors, all the authors should sign form.

 3. Peer Review Process:-

GLSLJ follows, two layers of blind peer review. All the submissions undergo comprehensive in house editing by the members, and are subsequently mailed to the allotted experts for the second stage of review. It is to be noted that both the in- house editorial team and author identities are concealed from the expert reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. For this purpose, the in- house team shall allot serial code numbers to the respective papers, which stand as their identification throughout the process. To this regard, GLSLJ follows the peer review guidelines followed by the world’s leading journals established in due course i.e.