Sunday, March 1, 2009

Real Property, Trusts, Estates; June 19, 2009; $2,500 plus travel

This notice summarizes material at the ABA's website:

Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section's 2009 Student Writing Contest
All law and LL.M students currently attending an ABA-accredited law school are eligible.

Writing on real property, trust and estate law subjects of general and current interest.

More information, from Amanda Pauli at
Deadline June 19, 2009.

First place prize: $2,500; a one year membership in the RPTE Section; round trip airfare and weekend accommodations to attend the RPTE Fall Leadership Meeting.

Second place ($1,500); third ($1,000).

More information at the competition flyer (pdf).


Image from Earth Science World Image Bank.

Photographer: Michael Collier
Caption: The setting sun highlights these buttes and spires in Arizona's Monument Valley. These monuments of the valley are created as soft shales of the Cutler Formation erode away, leaving massive vertically jointed slabs of sandstone without support.