The following prizes will be awarded: $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place, and $500 for third place. Winning essays will be published in the Michigan Environmental Law Journal. At the discretion of the editors, other essays submitted may also be published and $250 paid to the author of each non-winning essay after it is published. Prize winners will be announced no later than September 30, 2013.
Complete Essay Contest Rules PDF
Entries must be postmarked by June30, 2013.
For further information contact Christopher J. Dunsky, (313) 418-0913, email@example.com.
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Writing Competition Winners
Eight law students from six different law schools submitted essays for the MELJ 2012 writing competition. The editors selected the following winners:
First Place: Katherine Hoeksema of Canton, Michigan, Vermont Law School, Fracking the Mitten and the Public Trust
||Ryan Schutte receives his award from Anna Maiuri, ELS Section chair, 2011-2012
Second Place: Brian Huttenburg of Madison, Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin Law School, Citizen Enforcement of MS4 Permits as a Tool to Address Inadequate Stormwater Runoff Regulation
Third Place: Ryan Schutte of Detroit, pictured with Anna Maiuri, Wayne State University Law School, The Great Lakes Compact: Assessing Conflict in the Cooperation Age