ABOUT HCR

Founded in 2015, Howard Human & Civil Rights Law Review (HCR) is a student-managed, faculty-supervised law review published by the Howard University School of Law.  HCR focuses on issues related to human rights, civil rights, and international law.

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HOWARD HUMAN & CIVIL RIGHTS LAW REVIEW © 2016 

Pauli Murray Prize

FOR THE BEST STUDENT NOTE ON HUMAN & CIVIL RIGHTS 

Pauli Murray was a 1944 graduate and Valedictorian of the Howard University School of Law, and went on to become a pivotal figure in civil rights history, a prolific poet, and the first black woman priest ordained in the Episcopal Church. Known for her courage, intensity, and intellectualism, Murray’s work changed the landscape of U.S. civil and human rights.

The winner will receive $500
&
an offer to publish the Note in the 2021 Volume of the
HOWARD HUMAN & CIVIL RIGHTS LAW REVIEW

 

Eligibility - The Pauli Murray Prize is open to any law student who is currently enrolled in (or who is a 2020 graduate of) a U.S. or foreign law school. Please include your name and attest to your enrollment status in your submission.

Submission deadline - March 9, 2020, sent in Word or PDF format to: hcrsolicitationseditor@gmail.com. Within the Note, the document must be anonymous and cannot reveal any institutional affiliation.

 

Page limit - The text of the Note (excluding endnotes) should not exceed 25 pages, double-spaced.

For any questions, please email: Hcrsolicitationseditor@gmail.com.