Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay Contest
competition is designed to challenge law students to analyze the environmental
issues confronting us today.
Presented by: Environmental Law Section
Contact: Lisa Bataille
Nomination Deadline: June 1, 2015
Date Presented: Section's Fall Meeting
Award Criteria: Contest is open to all students enrolled in a New York
State law school. Essays may have been submitted for course credit or for law
reviews, but not as part of paid employment.
Criteria for judging entries
will be organization, practicality, originality, quality of research, clarity of
Maximum length, 35 double-spaced pages (including
footnotes, which may be single-spaced).
Each entrant MUST
submit a hard copy AND an electronic copy in either Microsoft Word or
Wordperfect 5.0. Essays may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prize Awarded: 1st place: $1,000 and publication by the NYSBA. 2nd and
3rd place: $500 and $250 respectively - consideration of publication by the
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