2017 Anthony Lewis Prize

The 2017 competition is now open for the Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism - applications & nominations are due May 28th, 2017

The WJP Anthony Lewis Prize acknowledges journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.

Help us find and recognize outstanding reporting on issues such as:

  • Human / Civil Rights
  • Access to Justice
  • Open Government
  • Corruption 
  • Crime & Criminal Justice
  • Other Rule of Law Issues

The $10,000 USD prize is open to journalists worldwide - nominate others or apply yourself!

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