Complete information here: Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest
The prizes for the writing contest are:
- First Place: $2,500 to the first place winner to be presented at the Section of Business Law Spring Meeting in Dallas, TX.
- Second Place: $1,000 to the second place winner to be presented at the Section of Business Law Spring Meeting in Dallas, TX.
- Third Place: $500 to the third place winner to be presented at the Section of Business Law Spring Meeting in Dallas, TX.
"Business Law" is a broad category. Without attempting to define the area precisely, the subject is intended to include matters within law school curricula in courses entitled:
| Agency |
| Creditor's Rights |
Oil and Gas Law
Uniform Commercial Code
2008 WinnersWinners and their respective topics and law schools are:
- First Place:
Elena Schwieger, Catholic University Columbus School of Law
Redefining the Private Placement Market After Sarbanes-Oxley: NASDAQ's PORTAL and Rule 144A
- Second Place:
Jonas Anderson, Duke University School of Law
Regulating Corporations the American Way: Why Exhaustive Rules and Just Deserts are the Mainstay of U.S. Corporate Governance
- Third Place:
Scotland M. Duncan, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Fraud: The Result of Bad People or a Bad System? An Empirical Analysis of Corporate Governance