ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2015 NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
COMMITTEE ON ANIMALS AND THE LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION
Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very
pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Student Writing Competition. The deadline for submission is July 31, 2015.
Committee on Animals and the Law was established to provide information
resources for the New York State Bar Association’s members and the public about
non-human, animal related humane issues, which arise from and have an effect
upon our legal system. This competition
seeks to foster legal scholarship among law students in the area of animals and
the law. This competition provides law
students with an incentive and opportunity to learn more about this area of
students (which include J.D., L.L.M., Ph.D., and S.J.D. candidates) are invited
to submit to the Committee on Animals and the Law an article concerning any
area of Animal Law. All submissions will
be reviewed by a panel of attorneys and other professionals practicing or
otherwise involved in animal law. The
winner will be chosen in accordance with the attached rules. The first place winner will receive $1,000
and a certificate of achievement. The
second place winner will receive $500 and a certificate of achievement.
Deadline: All submissions must be postmarked by July 31, 2015.