May 13, 2011

LCCHP Announces Student Writing Competition For 2011

The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) announces its 2011Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law. The deadline is June 10th.

LCCHP is pleased to announce its fifth annual Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law. The deadline for this year's submissions is 10 June 2011. The first place winner will receive a prize of $1000, while the second place winner will receive $500. The winning papers may also be offered publication.

Competition Details

The submitted paper must be the sole work product of a student author who is currently enrolled in or who has recently graduated from an accredited law school.

The paper must be sponsored by a faculty member at the student's law school.

It must also follow law review style and formatting.

Suitable papers may address any aspect of cultural heritage law, including art, cultural property, historic preservation, indigenous peoples, and intangible heritage (but not intellectual property, except as it relates to cultural heritage).

Only papers written after June 2010 — and not previously published — are admissible.

Only one paper may be submitted per student.
Papers must be electronically submitted directly by the student or by a faculty sponsor on the student's behalf.
The judges will focus on the student's ability to critically analyze a current issue and present a solution OR to conduct legal historical research using original sources.

Two prizes will be awarded: a first place prize of $1000 and a second place prize of $500.

The winning papers may also be offered publication in the Journal of Cultural Heritage Law.

The deadline for the 2011 Competition is 10 June 2011.

To learn more, and see past winners, visit the official website.

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