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CfP: National Forensic Sciences University’s Journal of Forensic Justice: Submit Now!

The NFSU Journal of Forensic Justice invites high-quality and original articles, case studies, commentaries, and book reviews; for its inaugural issue in July 2022.


About National Forensic Sciences University

The National Forensic Sciences University (erstwhile Gujarat Forensic Sciences University) is the world’s first and only University dedicated to Forensic and allied Sciences. The School of Law, Forensic Justice and Policy Studies has been established with the aim of imparting professional education with a special focus of forensic application in all allied areas of law and policy framework.


The school aspired to be the leading provider of forensic justice understanding to all professionals from different areas of governance including justice administration.


About the NFSU Journal of Forensic Justice

The NFSU Journal of Forensic Justice is the flagship journal of the School of Law, Forensic Justice and Policy Studies (National Forensic Sciences University–An Institution of National Importance, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India) Gandhinagar, India–a premier law school in India. This double-blind, peer-reviewed, international journal promotes interdisciplinary studies on law and forensic science.


Who can apply?

The call for papers opportunity is open to law academics, students, researchers, and scholars.


Themes/Topic

Authors can contribute articles on any of the following themes or any topic related to the broad area of Forensic Justice:

  • The Role and Impact of Forensic Evidence in the Criminal Justice System

  • The role of forensic science in the administration of justice

  • Organized crime the new menace and justice delivery Mechanism

  • Role of forensics ineffective implementation of law & order

  • War crimes and role of forensics in justice delivery and relief to the victims

  • Crime Scene Investigation and Forensic Evidence

  • Cybercrime and Role of Forensics in investigation

  • Crime Scene process, management, and construction

  • Forensic analysis and tools

  • Crime scene Investigation and Technicians

  • Investigation in cybercrime and transnational cybercrime

  • Admissibility of Forensics and Digital Evidence in Criminal Courts

  • Cyber Security Forensics/Relevancy of Forensics in Cyber Security

  • Evidentiary value of Forensics and legal implications

  • Innovations and Challenges in Forensic Investigation

  • Juvenile justice and role of forensics psychology to determine Juvenile’s antisocial behavior.

  • Digital forensics Techniques and tools

  • Digital Forensics and Network Vulnerabilities

  • Artificial Intelligence and Forensics

  • Multimedia Forensics

  • Forensic encryption

  • Forensic Databases

  • Forensic Epistemology

  • Transforming Forensics

  • Genetic Justice

  • DNA profiling and Criminal Justice Administration About the Journal

Submission Guidelines

  • The manuscript should be in MS Word format. The word length of the contributions are as follows:

  • Articles: 6000-8000 words excluding footnotes and endnotes

  • Notes/Comments: 3000-4000 words

  • Book Reviews: 1500-2500 words

  • The articles should include an abstract 200-250 words

  • Reference Style: Bluebook 19th edition

  • Formatting: Times New Roman font, 12; 1.5 line spacing. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10.


Submission Procedure

Authors may email their work to: journalofforensicJustice@nfsu.ac.in


Other Details

  • Contact Information:

  • Dr. Navtika Singh Nautiyal: navtika.nautiyal@nfsu.ac.in

  • Dr. Shilpa Bhat: shilpa.bhat@nfsu.ac.in

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