James Baker Hughes Prize Submissions

Students who have written a piece about international economic law may submit their manuscripts to the Journal in competition for the James Baker Hughes Prize. The prize winner will be awarded $500 and publication in the upcoming issue of the Journal’s print publication. Winners are chosen by Federal District Judge Lynn Hughes in the Southern District of Texas.

SUBMISSIONS DUE: March 5, 2021 by 11:59PM.

Winners will be chosen and notified in May 2021.

Methods of Submission


The Journal strongly encourages contributors to submit their manuscripts electronically. Manuscripts submitted in competition for the James Baker Hughes Prize may be emailed to the Journal’s Chief Casenotes & Comments Editor at cce@hjil.org. We are currently not accepting hardcopy submissions due to COVID-19.

James Baker Hughes Submission Guidelines


All pieces submitted to the Journal in competition for the James Baker Hughes Prize should adhere to the following:
  • The manuscript’s focus must be on international economic law. The James Baker Hughes Prize is awarded for manuscripts on no other topic.
  • Electronic submissions should be in PDF format.
  • Citations should conform to the 21st edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
  • Footnotes are preferred over endnotes, but both are permissible.
  • All body and footnote text should be double-spaced, with 12-point Times New Roman typeface and justified.
  • Submissions should not exceed 35 formatted pages (including footnotes)
  • Please include a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Hardcopy submissions should be accompanied by a cover sheet containing the manuscript’s title and the author’s name, contact information, and affiliation.

Questions


All questions regarding the James Baker Hughes Prize or its submission procedures should be directed to the Journal’s Chief Casenotes & Comments Editor at cce@hjil.org.