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The SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award

Amount: $5,000

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2009

This award is available to first-year students whose personal or family background, life, or cultural and/or ethnic experience contributes to a more diverse environment at Chicago-Kent and in the legal community.

A committee of faculty members from the Legal Writing department will select up to five appellate briefs submitted by first-year students who fit these criteria. Authorship of the briefs will not be known to committee members during the initial round of review.

Student curriculum vitae, including work history, community service, and extracurricular involvement and leadership, will be considered when selecting the winning applicant.

Representatives from SmithAmundsen will choose the winning applicant, with input from Dean Hal Krent.

The winner of this award will be announced after the end of spring semester. The award is non-renewable.

Applications should be submitted in hard copy and include:

1) A cover letter describing your personal qualities which contribute to a more diverse environment at Chicago-Kent and in the legal community

2) One copy of the rewrite of your First-year Appellate Brief

3) Curriculum Vitae or resume   

Applications should be submitted in hard copy to:

Alice Curry, Administrative Associate

Department of Legal Research and Writing

Suite 803 (located outside Professor Greenberg’s office)

If, for some reason, you are unable to submit your application to Alice Curry personally, please send it via email to acurry@kentlaw.edu, after which you will receive confirmation that your application has been received.


 

 

 

 

 

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