Seeking Nominations for Columbus Human Rights Award: Celebrating Community Contributions to Equality and Social Justice

Columbus, Indiana – The Columbus Human Rights Commission is currently accepting nominations for the prestigious William R. Laws Human Rights Award. This award honors individuals, community organizations, or groups who have made significant contributions to the Columbus community in the areas of human and civil rights, equity, inclusion, belonging, and social justice. Previous recipients of the William R. Laws Human Rights Award include notable figures such as Fr. Clem Davis, Larry Perkinson, and Dr. Marwan Wafa. The award aims to recognize those who have actively worked to improve relationships among all people, increase awareness and … Read more

LACCA Invites Lawyers to Expand Their Recognition in Latin America – Submit Nominations Now!

Sao Paulo, Brazil – The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), affiliated with Latin Lawyer, is currently accepting recommendations for its prestigious LACCA Approved lawyers. In-house counsel and general counsel (GCs) throughout Latin America are invited to nominate legal professionals for this distinguished honor. The deadline for nominations is April 8. Each year, LACCA compiles a comprehensive list of LACCA Approved lawyers, who are highly recommended by GCs and in-house counsel in various areas of practice across Latin America. Furthermore, in-house counsel also have the opportunity to recommend international legal practitioners who are actively involved … Read more

Atlanta Judicial Commission Seeks Nominations for Municipal Court Judge Position

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Atlanta Judicial Commission is now accepting nominations for the position of Municipal Court Judge for the City of Atlanta Municipal Court. This presents an exciting opportunity for members of the bar and citizens to participate in the nomination process. Nominations in writing must be received by February 10, 2024, and a nominee must meet certain qualifications. To be eligible for the position, a nominee must be at least 25 years of age and have been a resident of the City of Atlanta for one year prior to the appointment. Additionally, the … Read more

Bafta’s Jury System Under Scrutiny: Campaigners Speak Out on Nominations and Diversity in Awards

LONDON – The 2022 Bafta Film Awards have once again sparked debate over the use of juries in key categories. This marks the fourth year that nominations have been influenced by the introduction of juries, as well as other reforms implemented by the UK’s film academy in response to the #BaftaSoWhite controversy in 2020. In an effort to gauge the response to this year’s nominations and the effectiveness of the jury system, Screen International spoke with UK-based awards campaigners who shared their thoughts on the matter. Contrary to what one might expect, many campaigners have … Read more