Eleventh Annual Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition
Full contest announcement appears here (pdf file)
(from Brooklyn Law School's web site announcement):
The Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) and Brooklyn Law School (BLS) sponsor this Writing Competition to encourage law students who are interested in careers in customs and international trade law. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.
Who is Eligible
Entrants must be currently enrolled in a J.D. or L.L.M. program at one of the nation's law schools.
$1000.00 first prize
$500.00 second prize
Awards will be presented at the CITBA's semi-annual dinner in the fall.
An in-depth analysis of a current issue relevant to customs and international trade law.
About the Sponsors
Customs and International Trade Bar Association
The Customs and International Trade Bar Association is the only national bar association dedicated to representing the interests and concerns of attorneys engaged in the practice of customs and international trade law. Founded in 1919, CITBA strives to maintain and improve the standards of practice and to promote the public interest.
Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn Law School is an independent, nonprofit educational institution committed to providing the highest quality legal education. Founded in 1901, BLS is a leader in the study and research of international law. The Brooklyn Journal of International Law is one of the nation's oldest scholarly publications focusing on international law. Both the Journal and the BLS Center for the Study of International Business Law provide valuable forums for the study of customs and international trade law.
About the Honoree
Andrew P. Vance
The writing award honors the memory of Andrew P. Vance, past president of CITBA and distinguished public servant and practitioner. Through his work in the field of customs and international trade law for over forty years, Andrew Vance maintained and improved the standards of practice and earned the respect and affection of countless lawyers, judges and scholars.