The Junior Crystal Scales of Justice, organised jointly by the CEPEJ and the Strasbourg Law School, complements the existing Crystal Scales of Justice Prize. The Prize is open to Master's students from law schools in one of the member states of the Council of Europe or an observer country to the CEPEJ and is organised every two years, alternating with the existing Crystal Scales of Justice Prize. The teams, consisting of up to five students and a scientific leader, will have to defend one of the winning projects of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize 2021.
- "Simplified hospital complaint filing for victims of domestic violence" [Explanation], French Ministry of Justice
- A virtual quiz called "Courtbattle" and specific learning websites created for primary and secondary schools consisting of different thematic modules including a trial simulation session, Danish Court Administration;
- Implementation, development and strengthening of the Public Justice Centre of Odessa Region, Ukraine, Kyiv District Court in Odessa [Link to video]
The teams will be allocated, by drawing of lots, the file of one of the three winners of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize 2021.
They will have to highlight the innovative aspects of the project through a legal analysis and research work and study its possible transposition to another context or another country.
The deadline for the submission of applications for the Junior Crystal Scales of Justice Prize is 20 November 2021. The deadline for submission of this analysis is 1st April 2022.
Following the decision of the jury, the award ceremony for the Junior Crystal Scales of Justice Prize will take place during the CEPEJ plenary meeting in June 2022.
The winners will be invited to attend to present their project in front of the CEPEJ member states and numerous observers.
- Rules of the Prize and application form
- Junior Crystal Scales of Justice Prize
- European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
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