2024 IAOLE Deborah Rhode Prize

The International Association of Legal Ethics (IAOLE) are pleased to invite applications and nominations for the 2024 IAOLE Deborah Rhode Prize for the best legal ethics paper by an early career scholar. 

The Deborah Rhode Prize for Early Career Scholars was established by the International Association of Legal Ethics in 2015, and named after the Association’s first President, the late Professor Deborah L. Rhode of Stanford Law School.  

Submissions are invited on any topic in the field of legal ethics. Papers must have been published or accepted for publication as an article in a journal or chapter in an edited book since the last prize announced at the International Legal Ethics Conference 2022 (UCLA), that is since 1 July 2022, and written in or translated into English (for the purposes of judging).   

To be considered, the paper (in pdf format) should be emailed to Professor Christine Parker (christine.parker@unimelb.edu.au) by Monday 27 May 2024. Please include in your email a clear statement that the paper is to be considered for the Deborah Rhode prize and that the author is an early career scholar and on what grounds the author is early career scholar.

The winning paper will be announced and prize presented at the International Legal Ethics Conference 2024 (ILEC 10) at Amsterdam Law School. The author will have their expenses for attending ILEC refunded (up to a maximum of (4200USD) and will be given an opportunity to present their paper at ILEC (if they wish). The author of the winning paper is not obliged to attend ILEC.  

You may learn more about the Rhode Prize here.