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Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Application Period: January - June

Deadline: June 6, 2014 [2015 information not currently available]


The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation recognizes excellence in legal writing with an annual award to a law student. To be eligible, students must be pursuing their J.D. or LL.B degree at an accredited law school in the United States.

The article must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a law school faculty member or legal professional other than the author of the paper. Only one paper may be submitted on behalf of any student and only one paper may be sponsored by any faculty member or legal professional. There is no page limitation or restriction on the topic except that the writing must be on a legal subject.

Award: $10,000