$10,000 Writing Competition

2013 Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing sponsored by the Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation.

General criteria: Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school seeking a J.D. is eligible.  To be considered, four copies of a current legal writing must be submitted to the Foundation. There is no page limitation or restriction on the topic except that the writing must be on a legal subject.  The 2012 Award was presented to Daniel Alterbaum of Yale Law School for his paper entitled, Control Share Acts, Closed-End Funds, and the Battle for Corporate Control

Deadline: June 7, 2013

Amount of award: $10,000

Submission information: www.brownsims.com/about-brown-sims/affiliations/judge-john-r-brown-award

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