The WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism recognizes columnists from around the globe who have added to expanded mindfulness and comprehension of the foundational significance of the rule of law.
Application Deadline: 28th May 2017.
Qualified Countries: All
About the Award: Anthony Lewis (1927 – 2013), a companion and motivation to the World Justice Project, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning creator and columnist credited with changing legitimate news coverage in the United States. Lewis secured the Supreme Court, the Justice Department, and lawful issues for The New York Times notwithstanding filling in as a reporter and additionally the paper’s London authority boss. He is the writer of five books, including Gideon’s Trumpet, which depicts James Earl Gideon’s point of interest U.S. Incomparable Court case concerning the privilege to lawful direction. Lewis’ providing details regarding the foundation of the Constitutional Court in post-politically-sanctioned racial segregation South Africa enlivened the formation of the World Justice Project. He was additionally a dynamic member at WJP’s first local meeting in 2007.
The prize will be granted to a right now working columnist (or a group of writers taking a shot at a top to bottom arrangement) who has exhibited perfection in the rule of law detailing.
The writer’s work (as shown through key cases of their written work) will be judged on how adequately they have added to expanded mindfulness and comprehension of the foundational significance of the rule of law.
Chosen people can be from any nation on the planet, yet passages must be in English or have been converted into English.
Anybody can select a columnist, including self-assignments/applications.
Determination Process: Journalists from around the globe might be assigned for greatness in the rule of law detailing starting April 13, 2017, and finishing at May 28, 2017 (11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time). After designations are investigated and refined by a WJP Anthony Lewis Prize staff board of trustees, counseling generally, an official judging board will audit and select the triumphant writer. The victor of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be declared in July of 2017.
Estimation of Award: The victor will get $10,000 USD.
Instructions to Apply: To designate a columnist, please send an email with the accompanying data:
Name of columnist
Contact data, if known
Key cases of work, including late work (send working connections or join PDF). If you don’t mind, incorporate English interpretations if the written work is not initially in English.
Reason you trust this current columnist’s composition has shown greatness in the rule of law detailing and has straightforwardly added to expanded mindfulness and comprehension of the foundational significance of the rule of law.
Your email address
Email assignments or inquiries to: [email protected] It would be ideal if you incorporate “Anthony Lewis Prize” in the headline.
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Grant Provider: World Justice Project