Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Business Law -- 01/09/09 - $2,500 plus travel to Vancouver, BC -- Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest

The ABA Section of Business Law is sponsoring its 23rd Annual Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest to encourage and reward law student writings on a business law subject of general and current interest.

- First Place: $2,500
- Second Place: $1,000
- Third Place: $500

All winners will be invited and subsidized to attend the Section Spring Meeting, April 16-18, 2009, in Vancouver, BC to receive their award.

Papers will be judged on research and analysis, choice of topic, writing style, originality, and contribution to the literature available on the topic. Papers submitted are normally 20-30 pages long, but should not exceed 100 pages of double-spaced typed text, including footnotes. Students need not be members of the Section of Business Law to participate.

All entries must be submitted electronically on or before January 9, 2009. Click here to download a cover form to be included with your entry. For more information click here

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