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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Kwasu Journal of Law is a peer-reviewed journal of the College of Law at Kwara State University. Published twice a year, the journal seeks to encourage and promote pure legal, socio-legal interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches to legal issues, especially in Africa. It publishes original researches that expound the contemporary legal issues from diverse perspectives with the aim of creating a forum for exchange of ideas across legal disciplines.

Authors are required to comply with the following guidelines:

1. Accompany submissions with a covering letter giving details about paper title, personal information, contact address and declaration on originality of the work and author's ownership and a grant of permission to KWASUJOL to publish the work in all media and in any form
2. Reference by OSCOLA 4th edition, https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/research-subject-groups/publications/oscola
3. MS Word, Times New Roman, 12 font size, 1.5 line spacing
4. Paper layout: A4 paper size, margins left 2.0 inches (4 CM), right 1.5 inches (3 CM)
5. Foot notes, 10 font size, Times New Roman, single spacing

Online Submission
To make a submission, author needs to register with the journal, or if already registered, can simply login and begin the five-step process to submission. Visit the journal website at http://journals.kwasu.edu.ng/index.php/kwasujol for guideline to authors for submission.

For more info contact:
Managing Editor,
KWASUJOL
law.journal@kwasu.edu.ng
07038998357/08059792271

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