— What —
The Essay Prize will be awarded to the best law school essay written on an environmental law topic. A three-person jury chaired by a member of the Centre will determine the winner. A cash prize will be awarded to the recipient.
— Who —
The contest is open to all students currently registered in a program leading to a J.D. at the University of Ottawa law school, or who were registered in the twelve months preceding submission.
— How —
Students may submit up to one paper of between 7500 and 15,000 words (including the text, footnotes and bibliography), on an environmental law topic.
The paper may be written in French or in English, and must have been written in the context of a course or otherwise in fulfillment of the J.D. degree.
The professor supervising the research must offer written confirmation that she/he approves the student’s participation in the contest.
The essay must be submitted in PDF format double-spaced, in Arial 12 point font, with an 8.5 x 11 inch page size.
Students should submit the grade they received on the paper as well as any comments by the professor.
— When —
The essay should be sent to Professor Nathalie Chalifour (Nathalie.Chalifour@uottawa.ca) at the Law Faculty no later than May 19, 2017.
The winner’s essay will be published on the Centre’s website.