Distinguished Writing Award Nomination Form - Law School Student - 2017
This award honors law school students for clear, concise, and comprehensive legal writing. The nominations are submitted for articles written in publications the previous year. The applicants must have been students during the 2016 year. The due date for submissions is January 31, 2017. No submissions will be accepted after the 31st.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Only one article may be submitted on behalf of a law school. There is no fee or charge.
Only deans, directors of legal writing or their designees may nominate an applicant.
The author must have been enrolled in the 2016 calendar year and the winning article must have a publication date of 2016 even if it actually printed at a later date.
The article must have appeared in any publication printed at your law school, including law
reviews and journals, and may be a note, a comment, or an article.
This completed nomination form together with a copy of the article must be submitted online at
www.burtonawards.com and received by January 31, 2017. No submissions will be accepted after this date.
The subject of the article can be devoted to any legal topic. The length of the article is not limited.
Please note: In addition, you must submit a 150 word narrative biographical summary written in the third person and a high resolution photograph at the time of nomination.
For more information on the Distinguished Legal Writing Awards for Law Student, please click here.