Call for Nominations for the Hudson Medal, Butcher Medal, and Honorary Member
The 2012-13 Honors Committee seeks nominations of individuals for the Society's highest honors: the Hudson Medal for scholarship and achievement in international law, the Butcher Medal for outstanding contributions to the development or effective realization of international human rights law, and the designation of Honorary Member for a non-US citizen who has rendered distinguished contributions or service in the field of international law.
These honors will be awarded at the Society’s April 2013 Annual Meeting: International Law in a Multipolar World.
The Committee welcomes nominations for each of the three honors. It requests that nominations be submitted by August 31, 2012, using the form below. The Committee will include in its consideration nominations made in previous years. Persons who made nominations in previous years are invited to supplement their earlier letters as they believe appropriate.
Questions may be directed to the Committee via the Office of the Executive Director of the Society, by contacting Veronica Onorevole at email@example.com.
The Society bestows book awards, known as ASIL Certificates of Merit, annually in three categories: a) to a book for its preeminent contribution to creative scholarship; b) to a book which exhibits high technical craftsmanship and is of high utility to practicing lawyers and scholars; and c) to a book in a specialized area of international law, such as business transactions, economic law, environmental law, human rights, humanitarian law or private international law.
Books of any nationality, language, or place of publication that have been published in the 24 months preceding February 1, 2013, are eligible. To nominate works of scholarship, please provide a list of titles to be nominated along with send six (6) copies of them by October 1, 2012, to:
Executive Office & Programs Manager
American Society of International Law
2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008