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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


Editorial Board of the KUJCR requests that you prepare your paper in the following format:

Paper Format 

  • Abstracts shall not exceed 300 words. 
    1. The length of the paper, including tables, diagrams, illustrations, references, footnotes, etc., shall not be less than 3,000 words and shall not exceed 10,000 words.
    2. It should contain the Title of the paper.
    3. Name of author(s) including contact details, affiliations and academic qualifications.  
  • The paper should be in Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 spacing. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, font size 10, with single line spacing.
  • The citation must conform to OSCOLA 4th Edition, 2012. 
  1. The submission of the paper must be in “Word document” (.doc) or (.docx).
  2. The submission should contain a disclaimer to the effect that the piece is original and has not been published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  3. All submissions will be subject to a plagiarism check. 
  4. Submissions should be sent to: ded-law@ku.ac.ke

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