For an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the development and application of international law.
Law, as the formal instrument of orderly change in society, plays a pivotal role, even though this role has not always been readily recognized.”
— Dr. Ibrahim F. I. Shihata, Former World Bank General Counsel and Past Recipient of the WFLS Harry Leroy Jones Award
For outstanding student writing on Islamic law and related legal developments in the Muslim World. Sponsored by The MEH Foundation.
To sponsor the Ibrahim Shihata Prize, please contact the Washington Foreign Law Society.