Student Writing Competition: "Endangered Environmental Laws" ($2000 cash prize!)

Co-Sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, and the National Association of Environmental Law Societies
Award: $2000 cash prize, an offer of publication in the Environmental Law Reporter, and a one-year individual membership to ELI.

Topic: Any topic addressing recent developments or trends in U.S. environmental law that have a significant constitutional or “federalism” component. (See sample topics below.)

Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in law school (in the U.S. or abroad) are eligible, including students who will graduate in the spring or summer of 2011. 

Any relevant article, case comment, note, or essay may be submitted, including writing submitted for academic credit. Jointly authored pieces are eligible only if all authors are students and consent to submit. 

Previously published pieces, or pieces that are already slated for publication, are ineligible.

Deadline: Entries must be received no later than 5:00 PM ET on April 11, 2011. 

Submission: Email essays (and questions) to Louise Yeung at yeung@eli.org. You will receive a confirmation by email.