2011 Brown Award for $10,000 for Excellence in Writing

2011 BROWN AWARD OF $10,000 FOR EXCELLENCE IN WRITING sponsored by The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the eighteenth annual Brown Award to recognize Excellence in Legal Writing in the United States. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States seeking a J.D. or LL.B degree is eligible to receive the Award.  In order to be considered, four copies of a current legal writing must be submitted to the Foundation with a letter of recommendation by a law school faculty member or legal professional other than the author of the paper.  Only one paper may be sponsored by any faculty member or legal professional, and only one paper may be submitted on behalf of any student. Final judging will be performed by a panel consisting of a law school dean, a federal judge and a law school professor who will be appointed by the Foundation.  This year there is no page limitation or restriction on the topic except that the writing must be on a legal subject.

Award: $10,000
Deadline: May 20, 2011
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