The Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law (YCC) is pleased to invite submissions for the Phanor J. Eder LL.B./J.D. Prize in Comparative Law, in connection with its Eighth Annual Conference, to be held on May 10-11, 2019 at the McGill University Faculty of Law in Montreal, Canada. The Phanor J. Eder Prize is named in honour of the first president of the American Society of Comparative Law.
Subject Matter and Eligibility
The YCC will award the Phanor J. Eder Prize to the best comparative law paper submitted by an LL.B. or J.D. student; one or more honourable mentions will also be awarded. Papers will be accepted on any subject in public or private comparative law from students currently enrolled in a J.D. or LL.B. program, who will not yet have received their degree as of April 1, 2019.
To submit an entry, students should send an email to Dr. Sara Ross, Chair of the Affiliates Advisory Group, at [email protected] with the subject line: “Submission for Phanor J. Eder Prize”.
The email should state each author’s name and law school contact information, the title of the paper, and a certification that each author is an LL.B. or J.D. student satisfying the criteria set out above.
The paper should be attached to this email in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Papers must be no more than 15,000 words (excluding footnotes). Submissions should reflect original research that will not yet have been published by the time of the conference, although it may have been accepted for publication.
Applicants to the prize do not have to apply to the 2019 YCC conference to be considered.
The deadline for submission is March 3, 2019.
Please direct any questions to Dr. Sara Ross, Chair of the Affiliates Advisory Group, by email at [email protected].
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