Request Media Credentials

ABA media credentials are available to reporters, editors, producers, video camera operators and still photographers who present valid press identification

Award Criteria

To be considered for the award, a nominee must have made substantial and long-term contributions in furtherance of civil rights, civil liberties, and/or human rights outside the United States. A "substantial" contribution is considered to be one demonstrating a level of dedication or achievement beyond that expected in the normal course of an individual's or organization's work. The nominee can be a lawyer, human rights luminary, or international human rights entity, from any jurisdiction outside the United States or working primarily outside the United States. A nominated individual may, but need not be, a legal professional or have legal training. A nominated organization may, but need not be, a legal services entity.

Nomination Package

2021 nominations will open soon.