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Call for Legal Ethics Paper Submissions for Biennial Prize

Submissions are now invited for the Biennial IAOLE Prize for the best legal ethics paper by an early career scholar.

Submissions of previously unpublished papers should be made by Friday, May 13, 2016 to the manager of the journal, Legal Ethics, Anneke Logan ( with a clear statement that they are to be considered for the International Association of Legal Ethics (IAOLE) prize and that the author is an early career scholar*. 

The winning paper will be announced and presented at ILEC VII and the author will have the opportunity to present the paper at ILEC VII on a special panel. The paper will be guaranteed publication in Legal Ethics journal.    

Submissions are invited on any topic that meets the mission of the Legal Ethics journal**. Scholars from non-English speaking jurisdictions are encouraged to submit papers in their native language with an English translation. 

*The mission of Legal Ethics is as follows:
Legal Ethics is an international and interdisciplinary journal devoted to the field of legal ethics.

The journal provides an intellectual meeting ground for academic lawyers, practitioners and policy-makers to debate developments shaping the ethics of law and its practice at the micro and macro levels. 

Its focus is broad enough to encompass empirical research on the ethics and conduct of the legal professions and judiciary, studies of legal ethics education and moral development, ethics development in contemporary professional practice, the ethical responsibilities of law schools, professional bodies and government, and jurisprudential or wider philosophical reflections on law as an ethical system and on the moral obligations of individual lawyers.

**Early career scholars includes those who are up to 5 years post-PhD, those with up to 5 years in academic teaching and research position, or those who can make a case that they fit in the early career category for other reasons.