Sunday, October 12, 2008

Elder Law - June 1, 2009 -- $1,500 plus travel; $1,000, & $500 prizes

Announcing the 2009 writing competition sponsored by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA):

The competition carries with it cash awards, a membership in NAELA, and publication of the winning articles in a special issue of the NAELA Journal.

The 2008 winners of the writing competition were:

1st - Marc Adler, Seton Hall Law School, The Governments Cap on Dying: Why Is the Medicare Hospice Benefit Cap Being Exceeded and How Should This Problem Be Addressed?

2nd Genevieve Jie-Ying Essig, U. of Virginia School of Law, Finding the Keys to the Problem of Aging Drivers.

3rd Emily Demiray, U. of Akron School of Law, Taking Great Pains: The Role of Palliative Care in the Legal Competence Analysis.