AWARD: The First Place winner will receive a cash award of $1,000. LCCHP may also award a Second Place prize of $500.
DEADLINE: June 30, 2014
TOPIC: Papers may address any aspect of cultural heritage law, such as art, terrestrial and submerged cultural property, historic preservation, indigenous peoples, and intangible cultural heritage (but not intellectual property issues, except as they relate to cultural heritage).
ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to US law students, and recent law graduates who were students at the time that they wrote their papers, of schools approved by the American Bar Association. Students enrolled in a JD, LLB, or other first degree program in law at an accredited faculty outside the United States may also participate. Students must be in good standing at their institutions. They are encouraged, but not required, to be members of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation. Papers must be the work of one student author alone (joint submissions will not be considered). Students may only submit one paper. The paper must have been written between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014, and at the time of submission, it cannot have been published or accepted for publication. An author may submit only one paper to that year’s competition.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND THE SUBMISSION FORM, visit the 2014 Student Writing Competition page.