Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)\u2019s H. Thomas Austern Memorial Writing Competitions-Law Students

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1L
2L

The H. Thomas Austern Writing Competition is intended to encourage law students interested in the areas of law affecting FDA-regulated industries: food, drugs, biologics, cosmetics, dietary supplements, medical devices, and tobacco.

Winners are awarded: $750 for first place, $500 for second, and $250 for third, and a complimentary one-year FDLI membership. Top papers will be considered for publication in the Food and Drug Law Journal.

Students currently enrolled in a JD Program at any of the nation' ABA-accredited law schools or a 2016-2017 academic year graduate are eligible to participate. A committee comprised of FDLI members who are practicing attorneys and law professors will judge the papers. Top papers will receive a monetary prize, FDLI membership, and will be considered for publication in the Food and Drug Law Journal.

Award
$250-$750
Deadline
June 10, 2022

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