Monday, December 22, 2008

Art & Cultural Property -- $1,000, $500 -- 06/12/09

The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation announces its 2008-2009 Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law. The prize amounts awarded annually are $1,000 for first place and $500 for second place. The Annual Competition is sponsored by Andrews Kurth LLP.

Competition Details:

  • The deadline for 2009 submissions is June 12.
  • Suitable papers may address any aspect of cultural heritage law including cultural property, art law, historic preservation, indigenous cultures and intangible heritage (but not intellectual property except as it relates to intangible indigenous heritage).
  • Selection criteria focus on the ability of the author to present critical analyses of a current issue in cultural heritage law and to propose solutions.
  • Each submitted paper must be supported by a law school faculty member.
  • Papers should follow law review article style and formatting and must be submitted electronically by the deadline of June 12, 2009
  • Two prizes will be awarded: a first-place prize of $1000 and a second-place prize of $500. The first-place paper will be offered publication in the LCCHP-sponsored 2010 Yearbook of Cultural Property Law. The second-place paper will be offered publication on the LCCHP web site.
  • The winning papers may be offered publication in the Yearbook of Cultural Property Law or on the LCCHP web site.
For more information, visit The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation.
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