As the world still reels with the global pandemic, the Indian Journal of Law and Justice (ISSN-0976: 3570) proudly steps in its eleventh year. Over the past ten years, the journal has strived to contribute to the academic discourse surrounding legal and multi-disciplinary issues in the Indian Sub-continent as well as globally by publishing articles by both students and established scholars, as well as domestic and international authors.
Already recognized by the UGC and included as a CARE-Listed Journal, the Indian Journal of Law and Justice, since 2019, has achieved the feat of being acknowledged by the internationally acclaimed online database and journal, HeinOnline. Anyone with a subscription of HeinOnline, now can access the Indian Journal of Law and Justice.
IJLJ welcomes articles that promote a better understanding of legal phenomenon and legal decisions made by judges, courts or regulatory agencies. Theoretical papers are welcome, provided they have a strong basis in law and allied social issues. We also accept case studies as well as empirical analyses – including empirical investigations. While IJLJ does not favour any particular topic, it does have a focus on new and emerging problems. Themes and issues based on Indian Sub-Continent as it is felt important to exploit the sub-continent’s considerable institutional diversity in order to build a more robust body of theory and empirical evidence. However, we do not wish to confine ourselves to the above; the purpose of the journal is also to showcase the diversity of legal issues as supplied by an international mix of authors.
The present volume of the Indian Journal of Law and Justice raises concerns over some of the emerging global social and legal issues like Cyber Security in Aviation with special reference to European Air Traffic Control, Digital Currency, Land Reforms in Andhra Pradesh, Crypto-preserved Pre-embryos and Legal Regime in Blood Transfusion. Along with these, there are other papers which take us through a diversity of subjects like Joint Forest Management and Community Participation in India, Significance of TDPS in Indian Legal Regime, Accountabilty of Civil Servants, Illegal Migration and Issues of Citizenship, Realising rights of Senior Citizens, Land holding Rights of Women in India, Right to Privacy, Child labour in Asansol, Child Rights in Armed Conflictsand Impact of Globalisation on Women Workers in Agricultural Sector.
One can enjot short reads on Labour Rights under the Labour Code of India and LGBTQ Movementin India which have been included in the Notes and Comments section. Book reviews on “The Power of Precedent” authored by Michael J. Gerhardt and “Law relating to Sexual Harassment at Work” by Alok Bhasin, have been contributed by two young authors for the issue
I thank all contributors for their submissions to this edition and their cooperation with the editorial team during the production phase. I would also like to express my gratitude to the entire Editorial Team whose commitment and perseverance made this publication possible.
Suggestions and opinions for the improvement of the journal is solicited.
With Best Wishes
Prof. (Dr.) Rathin Bandhopadhyay