2012-2013 Scribes Book-Award Competition
Scribes is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 Annual Book Award. The award will be presented at the Scribes Annual Meeting, held during the American Bar Association Meeting in San Francisco, on August 9, 2013. 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, (or e-book information), please click here. The deadline to submit books is May 1, 2013.
2012-2013 Scribes Law-Review Award
Scribes is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012-2013 Law-Review award: Kyle La Rose from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University. His article, The Injury-in-Fact Barrier to Initiative Proponent Standing: How Article III Might Prevent Federal Courts from Enforcing Direct Democracy, was published in Volume 44 of the Arizona State Law Journal (Winter 2012). Mr. La Rose accepted his award at the National Conference of Law Reviews on March 21 at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. To read Mr. La Rose's article, please click here.
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.
2012-2013 Scribes Brief-Writing-Award Competition
Scribes is please to announce its 2012-2013 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 2012 to May 2013. The winning author or authors will be recognized at the 2013 Scribes Annual Meeting, which will be held during the American Bar Association's Annual Meeting in San Francisco on August 9, 2013. Plaques will be awarded to the authors and their school. Submissions are due by April 19, 2013. For information on how to submit a brief, please click here.