Thursday, October 8, 2009

The 12th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION GRAMMY FOUNDATION presents

The 12th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative
Writing Competition


Co-Sponsored by
The ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries
with additional support from Westlaw

The ELI Essay Competition invites law students focusing on the entertainment practice to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. The contest culminates with the winning student authors presenting their essays at the prestigious ELI luncheon on January 29, 2010.

Awards:
First Place Winner Receives $5000
Four Semifinalists Receive $1,500

All Winners receive:
One GRAMMY Awards Show Ticket
Round Trip Airfare to the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles
Hotel Accomodations
Ticket to The MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute Dinner

Submission deadline is Jan 4th, 2010
Winners will be announced on January 22, 2010

For a complete listing of competition rules, and ELI Writing Competition Workshops go to the Entertainment Law Initiative page on Facebook.com. Simply search for "The Entertainment Law Initiative" or just go here.
If you are not a Facebook user simply send an e-mail to eli@grammy.com

The GRAMMY Foundation's Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) was conceived as a means to recognize and further develop the bond between the legal profession and the recording community with the goal of resolving issues confronting the music industry. One of the premier educational initiatives of ELI is the national legal writing contest and scholarship program, which is co-sponsored by the American Bar Association. Law students from across the country are invited to research, analyze and submit essays regarding important issues facing the industry.

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