Law Student Symposium 2014

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FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., John K. Pruellage Courtroom
Scott Hall, 100 N. Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63101

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Postmarked Monday, March 3, 2014, 5pm

PRIZE: $500

OPEN TO: Current 2L, 3L and LLM students in law schools from Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Arkansas, Nebraska.

PAPER TOPIC: Open, but preference given to hot topics in law

For all writing competitions, please direct questions/submissions to:

Prof. Kim Morse,
Associate Director, Writing Support Services
Academic Resource Center
100 N. Tucker Blvd., Suite 1082,
St. Louis, MO 63101-1930

SYMPOSIUM PURPOSE: To develop student legal scholarship, research and writing by providing a platform for students to present papers in a formal setting.

SYMPOSIUM FORMAT: Midwest regional law school symposium showcasing six students whose writing demonstrates excellence in research, originality, cogency, and clarity. 15-minute presentation with 5-minute question/answer session; full papers will be available online for review prior to the Symposium.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Please submit the entire paper postmarked no later than Monday, March 3, 2014, 5pm

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Students may submit a paper written for a law school seminar or directed research. A faculty committee will blind review and select the best paper evidencing originality, cogency and clarity. Students are to submit three copies of the paper to Prof. Kim Morse in Writing Support. The papers should have no names on them, instead, write the last four digits of your phone number on each page, and submit papers in an envelope with the your name and contact information.

PRIZE: One $500 award will be granted to a recipient demonstrating exemplary writing and scholarship.

REGISTRATION: Symposium is free and open to all. Missouri attorneys are eligible for 2 CLE hours, RSVP to

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