2013-2014 Scribes Book-Award Competition
Scribes is please to announce its 2013-2014 Annual Book Award. The award will be presented at the Scribes Annual Meeting, held during the American Bar Association Meeting in Boston, on August 8, 2014. For information on how to submit a book, please click here, For the list of Committee members to whom you need to send copies of a submitted book, please click here. The deadline to submit books is May 9, 2014.
2013-2014 Scribes Law-Review Award
Scribes is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Law-Review Award competition. Each law review or law journal is invited to submit one student-authored note or comment that has been, or will be, published between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014. The competition will be judged by the Law-Review committee. The winning journal and the author of the winning note or comment will each receive a plaque at the 2014 National Conference of Law Reviews dinner (NCLR) hosted by Southwestern School of Law (March 26-29, 2014); with the NCLR (Scribes) dinner being held on March 27, 2014. Click here for the form and letter to obtain more information.
Volume 14 of The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing
has been mailed. This volume consists of four unique articles, including a mini-casebook of decisions in which the writing style affected the result and an empirical study of the public's attitude toward legal writing.
2013-2014 Scribes Brief-Writing-Award Competition
Scribes is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 Brief-Writing-Award Competition. The competition began in 1996 to help identify and celebrate excellent student-written briefs. The competition covers the current school year -- September 2013 to May 2014. The winning author or authors will be recognized at the 2014 Scribes Annual Meeting in Boston on August 8, 2014. Plaques will be awarded to the authors and their school. Submissions are due by April 21, 2014. For our Brief-Award letter and information on submitting a brief, please click here.