GRAMMY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 18TH ANNUAL
ENTERTAINMENT LAW INITIATIVE WRITING COMPETITION
Scholarship Program For Promising Entertainment Law Students Awards Cash ScholarshipsTOPIC:
The ELI Writing Competition invites law students to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today.AWARDS:
A cash scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to the author of the winning paper, and $1,500 will be awarded to four runners-up. Additionally, each winner will receive airfare, hotel accommodations and a ticket to the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, which will be held at STAPLES Center on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. The telecast will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In addition, the winners receive invitations to other GRAMMY® Week activities, including the prestigious annual ELI Luncheon on Feb. 12, 2016, where the winning students will present their essays. DEADLINE:
Submissions must be received by Jan. 6, 2015 (1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT)
Academics Ladas Memorial Award
The Ladas Memorial Award was established in memory of Stephen P. Ladas, distinguished practitioner and author. Funded by Ladas & Parry LLP, this yearly award is presented in Student and Professional categories for a paper on trademark law or a matter that directly relates to or affects trademarks.
TOPICS: Trademark law or a matter that directly relates to or affects trademarks.
AWARDS: Cash award of U.S. $2,500.
Complimentary registration to the 2015 Annual Meeting.
DEADLINE: February 6, 2016
The law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP is pleased to announce the establishment of the Honigman Securities Law Writing Competition
The purpose of the competition is to (1) create interest in business and securities laws among law students and (2) promote the knowledge and scholarship of federalCompetition Prize
TOPIC: The article may address any aspect of state or federal securities laws, securities practice, securities arbitration, or securities litigation that the contestant chooses. The article can be based in theory or practice.
There is no page limit for this Competition.
AWARD: The winner of the Honigman Securities Law Writing Competition will receive $1,500 and will be featured at the annual Midwest Securities Law Institute, which is traditionally held in October at the Michigan State University College of Law. and state securities laws to the local bench and bar.
The competition is open to all full- and part-time J.D. law students who are enrolled at one of the following law schools:
• Michigan State University College of Law
• University of Michigan Law School
• Wayne State University Law School
• University of Detroit Mercy
• Submissions may include articles prepared for class assignments, law journals, or other purposes, as well as those written specifically for this Competition.
• Articles that have been submitted to or published by a student publication within the last year are acceptable for submission to the contest. The submission entry form must indicate to which publication(s) the work has been submitted and whether it has been published.
• The text of the article must be double-spaced, with twelve-point font and one-inch margins.
• An official entry form (attached) must be completed and accompany the submitted entry. All fields in the entry must be completed.
• The entry should be submitted to Linda Heath (email@example.com) via email. The email should have the subject header, “Attn: Honigman Securities Law Writing Competition”.
• The contestant’s name and other identifying markings such as school name are not to be on any copy of the submitted entry.
• Neither the contestant’s identity nor her or his academic institution will be known to the Securities Law Writing Competition Committee doing the judging.
• Contestants will receive confirmation of the entry. The winner will be notified by electronic mail of his or her selection.
• Honigman is not responsible for any error, computer malfunction, or failed transmission.
Entries for the competition must be submitted by Friday, June 17, 2016.
Each entry shall be the original work. The ideas and work reflected by each entry must be the author’s or authors’ own. The author(s) must perform all of the key tasks of identifying the topic, researching it, analyzing it, formulating positions and arguments, and writing and revising the article.
Entries will be judged based on the following criteria: clarity of the theme or thesis presented, significance of the topic to the field of securities law, originality and creativity of topic treatment, quality of analysis, quality of research and authority provided, and technical quality of writing, including organization, grammar, syntax and form. The entries will be judged by Honigman’s Securities Law Writing Competition Committee, which is comprised of selected attorneys from the firm’s Corporate Department and Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation practices. The winning selection will be made by the Securities Law Writing Competition Committee and approved by the Committee Chair.
The Committee Chair will notify the winner of its selection by email no later than Friday, August 26, 2016. If the winner does not respond within 10 business days of notification, or notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner forfeits all rights to participate or receive the prize, and an alternate winner may be selected. Honigman reserves the right not to award any prize if it is determined that no entries are of sufficient quality to merit selection.
By entering the competition, participants agree that the decision of the judges is final.
For more information, please contact the following:
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
2290 First National Building
660 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226 U.S.A.
DETROIT • ANN ARBOR • BLOOMFIELD HILLS • CHICAGO • KALAMAZOO • LANSING
CONTACT: RAYMOND W. HENNEY • LEADER SECURITIES AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LITIGATION BROKER-DEALERS AND INVESTMENT ADVISORS
The Judge Advocate General’s School 2016 National Security Law Writing Competition
Public-Private Partnerships & Technology in the AF
The Air Force Judge Advocate General’s School (AFJAGS), established in 1950 by Major General Reginald C. Harmon (the first Judge Advocate General of the Air Force), has a proud tradition of providing the highest quality education and training to legal professionals from all military services and government agencies. Through its various publications, AFJAGS serves as a clearinghouse for cutting-edge ideas on topics of interest to military law students, practitioners, academics, and the general public. In furtherance of its mission to provide the highest-quality education to meet Air Force and Department of Defense requirements, AFJAGS, in partnership with the Air Force JAG School Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce its inaugural writing competition for practitioners, academics and policy-makers to provide unique perspectives and insights on matters of national security law.
Topic: Public-Private Partnerships & Technology in the Air Force: This year’s writing competition topic encourages scholarship on issues surrounding the implications of public-private partnerships and technology in the Air Force.
ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to all in possession of a law degree (JD, LLM, SJD, or equivalent) from an ABA accredited U.S. law school. Only original and previously unpublished papers are eligible.
DEADLINE: 15 April 2016
2016 B. Davis Scholarship
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2016.
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
DEADLINE: May 23, 2016
The Theodore Tannenwald Jr Foundation for
Excellence in Tax Scholarship
Sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel
Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the Competition Rules (viewable at http://www.tannenwald.org
First place: $5000
Second place: $2500
Third place: $1500
DEADLINES: 9:00 p.m. EDT, July 1, 2015.