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The Washington College of Law at American University - Human Rights Essay Awards 2013

in UNITED STATES, 12/10/2012

The Washington College of Law at American University is holding an essay competition on The Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Peoples and International Human Rights Law.

About the Award

The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article.

The Academy will grant two Awards, one for the best article in English and one for the best article in Spanish. The Award in each case will consist of:

  • • a scholarship to the Program of Advanced Studies in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • • travel expenses to Washington D.C.
  • • housing at the university dorms
  • • a per diem for living expenses

The best articles may be published in the American University International Law Review.


The deadline to submit articles is February 1, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. E.S.T.


For more info check out: http://www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy/hraward.cfm  

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