Deadline Approaching: The 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition!

The submission deadline for the 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition is approaching!  All entries are due by January 4, 2017 at 10am PST (1pm EST).

The competition invites law students to write a 3,000 word essay about an issue currently facing the music industry and propose a solution. Winners of the competition have gone on to successful careers in music, entertainment media, and beyond.

This contest is open to juris doctor candidates currently enrolled at an ABA accredited law school. LL.M. and any other advanced degree candidates are not eligible.

Prizes Include: 

  • One GRAMMY Awards® Show Ticket
  • Round-Trip Airfare to the GRAMMY Awards
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Finalists are featured at the prestigious Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon during GRAMMY Week
  • One ticket for the MusiCares® person of the Year Tribute Gala Honoring Tom Petty
  • First-Place Winner Receives $5,000
  • Four Runners-Up Receive $1,500

 For specific details and information, please ask your CDO advisor or visit the website