Established in 2007 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the 2013 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension between civil liberties and national security in contemporary American society. The $10,000 prize is designed to encourage and reward public debate among scholars on current issues affecting the rights of individuals and the responsibilities of governments throughout the world.
Articles or books submitted to the competition must be in draft form or have been published within one year prior to the July 1, 2013, deadline. As a condition of accepting the award, the winner will present his or her work at IIT Chicago-Kent. All reasonable expenses will be paid.
Eligible books and articles should be submitted to Tasha Kincade, assistant to Dean Harold J. Krent, at tkincade[@]kentlaw.iit.edu or IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60661-3691.
For more information, contact Gwendolyn Osborne Director of Public Affairs, gosborne[@]kentlaw.iit.edu, (312) 906-5251. im