Thursday, August 14, 2008

=> 3/2/09 $1,500 Tort Trial & Insurance

"The Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) has established an annual Law Student Writing Competition with $1,500 cash, plus paid air and hotel accommodations to the ABA Annual Meeting awarded to the first place winner and $500 cash awarded to the second place winner. Read about this year's winners and their winning papers here. The goal of the competition is to encourage and reward law student writings on legal subjects within the scope of the Section and general and current interest."

Rules and 3/2/09 Deadline Information (pdf)

2007-08 winners: the first place entry was written by a University of Tulsa law student. The winner papers are uploaded at the Tort Trial & Insurance web site.

1st place: Good Business/Bad Faith: Why the Insurance Industry Should Adopt a Good Faith Model

2nd place: Punitive Damages No Puny Problem: The Threat of Multiple Punishments After Philip Morris v. Williams

3rd place: The Government Contractor Defense and Superior Orders in International Human Rights Law