|Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize|
|Number:||20 - 1|
|Name:||James Brown Scott|
|Profession:||Professor of International Law. Member of the Institute of International Law|
|Country:||UNITED STATES (US)|
|Profession:||Professor of Law (International Civil Law)|
|University:||University of Paris|
|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. Weiss was nominated for his contribution to the development of international law, mainly through his extensive scientific writings on international civil law. He promoted mediation, a permanent international court of arbitration and sanctions in order to observe the rules of international law. Weiss was member of several juridical associations, including Institut de France, Institut de Droit International, and the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague.|
|Name:||Gregers Winther Wulfsberg Gram|
|Profession:||Jurist. Member of the Institute of International Law|
|University:||University of Kristiania (now Oslo)|
|City:||Kristiania (now Oslo)|
|Comments:||Scott was not on the short list.|
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