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

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

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

Entries will be accepted through December 15, 2020.

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 December 15 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. (Download a printable copy of the call for entries.)

Eligible books and articles should be submitted to Tasha Kincade, executive assistant to Dean Anita K. Krug, at or Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60661-3691.

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