The James Baker Hughes Prize

The Houston Journal of International Law invites students (both J.D. and LL.M. candidates) to compete for the James Baker Hughes Prize. 

TOPIC: Manuscripts must focus on the subject of international economic law, which includes all legal aspects of international economic relations, from private business matters to trade conflicts. 

FORMAT: Submissions sent to the Houston Journal of International Law should adhere to the following:
(a)  All body and footnote text should be double-spaced, with 12-point Times New Roman typeface.
(b) Manuscripts must be printed on 8.5”x11” paper.
(c)  Manuscripts may not exceed 25 pages in length, exclusive of footnotes or endnotes.
(e)  Use of footnotes is preferred over endnotes, but either is permissible.
(f)  Citations must conform to the 19th edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
(g)  A cover sheet containing the manuscript’s title and the author’s name, contact information, and affiliation must accompany all submissions.

DEADLINE: Manuscripts also may be submitted via e-mail. E-mailed manuscripts must be submitted no later than April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.  Please e-mail manuscripts to cce@hjil.org.

OR send submissions to:
Houston Journal of International Law
Attn: Chief Casenotes & Comments Editor
University of Houston Law Center
100 Law Center
Houston, Texas 77204-6060

PRIZE: The winning paper will be published in the Houston Journal of International Law and the author will receive $500, courtesy of the Honorable Lynn N. Hughes, U.S. District Judge.

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