Environmental Law Essay Contest

The following is Information regarding the "2010 Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay Contest".  This is an annual competition designed to get law students to challenge themselves in regards to environmental Issues.

Environmental Law Section
New York State Bar Association

Any topic in environmental law.

Contest open to all JD candidate 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 em ploy ment.

Maximum length, 35 double-spaced pages (in clud ing
foot notes, which may be single-spaced).

Each entrant MUST submit an electronic AND a hard
copy in either Microsoft Word or Wordperfect 5.0.

Criteria for judging entries will be:
organization, practicality, originality, quality of
research, clarity of style. En tries will be judged by
environmental law professors from
through out the State and other
dis tin guished members of the
Environmental Law Section.

The first place winner will receive a
$1,000 prize and the second and
third place winners will receive
certificates. In addition, the 1st
place essay will be published by the
New York State Bar Association, and
the 2nd and 3rd place essays will be
con sid ered for publication. All three
winners will receive an invitation to
the Fall 2010 con fer ence of the
Environmental Law Section.

To Enter:
Send entry to Professor William R. Ginsberg
Memorial Essay Con test, New York State Bar
As so ci a tion, One Elk Street, Albany, New York
12207. Include with your entry a cover letter
stating your name, mailing ad dress es (both
school and per ma nent), tele phone num ber,
name of school, and year of grad u a tion. This
letter should also certify that the essay was not
writ ten as part of paid work. No more than one
entry per stu dent per year is allowed.

June 1, 2010 (Winners will be an nounced in
early September 2010.)

For Further Information:
Contact your environmental law pro fes sor or
Miriam E. Villani, Esq.
Sahn Ward & Baker, PLLC
333 Earle Ovington Blvd., Suite 601
Uniondale, New York 11553
The Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay
Contest is an annual competition designed to
challenge law students to analyze the environmental
issues confronting us today.

Good Luck To All!!