The 2019 Essay Topic
To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:
Explain why correcting the legislative drafting mistake, also known as “Scrivener’s Error” is a difficult process. How would you change Scrivener’s Error to more of a streamlined process? Would you propose statues or laws to identify the error(s) in order to reduce misinterpretation? Provide previous evidence showcasing the strict processes of correcting these so-called errors.
Applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or University in the Spring 2019 semester.
Incoming and existing law students enrolled in the Spring 2019 semester (1L, 2L, 3L) are eligible to participate.
The scholarship award will be issued to the winner’s college / university of choice.
People who wish to participate should send their essay by January 31, 2019 9 AM EST. Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays and choose a winner by February 15, 2019. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:
- Responsiveness to the question asked
- The quality of the writing
- The substantive content of the response
- Proper citations
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