CFP: Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize


Entries are now being accepted for the Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize.

Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2019.

Established in 2007 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the late Roy C. Palmer ’62 and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the 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 deadline. As a condition of accepting the award, the winner will present his or her work at Chicago-Kent. All reasonable expenses will be paid.

The full call, submission instructions and list of past winners can be found on the website.

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