Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1921
Number:10 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:James Brown Scott
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1866
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Professor of International Law. Member of the Institute of International Law
City:Washington, DC
State:DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Motivation:Scott was secretary of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1911-1940) and director of its Division of International Law. He worked for the US conscription service during WWI, and he was one of the organizers of the US Foreign Policy Conference in New York in 1917. Scott was editor-in-chief of the "American Journal of International Law", and he was the author of "The Status of the International Court of Justice" (1914). He advocated and strongly favored the establishment of an international court of justice.
 
Nominator:
Name:Gregers Winther Wulfsberg Gram
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1846
Year, Death:1929
Profession:Jurist. Member of the Institute of International Law
University:Kristiania University
City:Kristiania (now Oslo)
Country:NORWAY (NO)
 
Comments: Scott was on the short list, but no new evaluation was requested.
 

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MLA style: Nomination Archive. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2021. Wed. 24 Nov 2021. <https://www.nobelprize.org/nomination/archive/show.php?id=3550>