Monday, April 27, 2009

Legal Award Announced for Philadelphia-area Law Students

Posted by Gina Rubel

Here is a great opportunity for Philadelphia-area legal students:

The Philadelphia Bar Association encourages students to enter the 2009 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “Pursuit of Justice” Legal Writing Competition. 

Any topic relating to rights, privileges and responsibilities under federal law is acceptable. Submissions should be of law review quality.

The award is open to full and part-time law students in their 2nd or 3rd year during the 2008-09 academic year at one of the following institutions: Drexel University College of Law, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, Rutgers School of Law (Camden), Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Villanova University School of Law, Widener University School of Law (Delaware Campus).

The winning law student will receive a $2500 cash prize, publication in The Philadelphia Lawyer and on the Bar Association’s Web site, presentation of the award at the October Quarterly Meeting & Luncheon of the Bar Association.

The deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2009. Visit www.philadelphiabar.org for more information.  

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