Daily Court Reporter - News Unsung heroes of the legal profession to be recognized with new IBA Jurist Award
Unsung heroes of the legal profession to be recognized with new IBA Jurist Award
A new International Bar Association (IBA) award, the IBA Jurist Award, is to celebrate the ‘unsung heroes’ of the legal profession: jurists who exemplify personal sacrifice and commitment to justice. Nominees can include, for example, lawyers undertaking cases pro bono in the pursuit of justice or judges who rule appropriately on landmark cases despite systemic or societal pressures. The IBA’s global search for these individuals is supported by Ashoka, the largest global network of leading social entrepreneurs working towards achieving social justice.
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Date Published: July 27, 2018