Criminal Law Scholarship Essay Contest

The Appeals Law Group is conducting an essay contest for current law students concerning a criminal law topic.  The prize for the top essay is a small scholarship.  Please see the below information if you are interested.

WINTER 2015-2016 SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

BRAD WOLK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

 

Orlando, Florida: Appeals Law Group will be holding its annual Winter Essay Writing Competition, open to all current full-time and part-time matriculated students in an ABA accredited law school.  This $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to the law student who presents a 1000 word or less essay on the following topic:

 

Whether a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole for non-violent marijuana trafficking under Federal law violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment?

 

All essays must be submitted via email to scholarship@appealslawgroup.com and must be in Word or PDF format.  The deadline for submission isFebruary 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.  The winner will be announced on February 4, 2016.