About the Award
This Award was created by the Dispute Resolution Section and approved by the American Bar Association Board of Governors to recognize outstanding scholarly work in the dispute resolution field. It is presented annually at the Legal Educators Colloquium at the Section’s Annual Conference.
Eligibility and Criteria
- An individual whose scholarship has contributed significantly to the dispute resolution field is eligible for this Award if he or she meets the criteria set forth below.
- The nominees for this Award shall be judged using one or more of the following criteria:
- Authored a scholarly publication or a body of work exhibiting excellence in research, writing, and analysis or the introduction of new concepts in dispute resolution; or
- Embodied “scholarship in action” for a collective body of work that brings theory to practice in developing (for example) laws, uniform acts, codes of conduct, protocols, competitions, or new programs and services over a sustained period of time.
Nominate an individual today! The nominating period for this award closed on January 31, 2024.