Wednesday, January 14, 2009

$5,000 Professionalism and Civility June 15, 2009

$5,000 professionalism and civility

American Inns of Court

Deadline: June 15, 2009

Application materials appear at this pdf location.



The author should address one or more aspects of legal excellence, civility, ethics or professionalism within the legal profession. The selected issue(s) should be of contemporary significance with clear relevance to the legal community at large.

Deadline for submission of materials: June 15, 2009
Announcement of winner: September 1, 2009
Presentation: October 17, 2009 at the Celebration of Excellence in Washington, DC

Submissions must be original and unpublished works of 10,000 – 25,000 words including footnotes.

Either independent or collaborative submissions are allowed. All participants in drafting the final submission must be designated as co-authors. Research assistants shall be acknowledged by name in an appropriate footnote.

Each author or co-author may participate in only one entry per year.

A complete submission will include a completed cover page, one original copy of the paper, and 3.5” diskette or CD containing both the cover page information and paper in Microsoft Word or Corel Word Perfect format for PC. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Submissions shall not be stapled or bound. A single binder clip should secure the cover page and the article.

Application materials appear at this pdf location.