February 19, 2014

Call For Applications

Announcement From the Louisiana Bar Foundation

LBF Seeks 2014-16 Scholar-In-Residence
The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) is accepting applications for a Scholar-In-Residence to serve for a two year term beginning in July 1, 2014.  A $7,500 honorarium will be paid to the Scholar-In-Residence as consideration for his/her work product.

Over the term of the appointment, the scholar shall produce for publication a scholarly quality written contribution on a subject and in a form agreed upon with the LBF, such as a law review article, book, booklet, essay, or other legal publication, including film, television projects, etc., suitable for the intended LBF purpose.
The general purpose of the Scholar in Residence appointment is to incorporate an academic and scholarly dimension to the LBF’s overall efforts of preserving, honoring, and improving our system of justice by funding and otherwise promoting efforts that enhance the legal profession, increase public understanding of the legal system, and advance the reality of equal justice under the law.  The Scholar in Residence appointment is intended to enrich the academic and intellectual perspective of the LBF’s efforts, to enhance the Foundation’s overall educational program, and to support legal education in Louisiana by bringing the practicing bar and Louisiana’s law schools closer together.
Applicants are asked to submit a specific proposal.  Proposals should include: Topic, prospectus, suggested format, proposed time-line, and applicant's qualifications.  Applications must be received by April 30, 2014 and are to be sent to:
Louisiana Bar FoundationEducation Committee1615 Poydras Street, Ste. 1000New Orleans, LA   70112Fax:  (504) 566-1926E-mail:  dennette@raisingthebar.org
If you have questions, please direct them to: Dennette L. Young at the Louisiana Bar Foundation by e-mail at dennette@raisingthebar.org or by phone at (504) 561-1046.

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