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.
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.
Submissions from graduate students enrolled in master’s or doctoral programs are not eligible for this prize but may participate in a separate competition. Information is available at: http://ascl.org/new-scholarship/
To submit an entry, students should send an email to Dr. Sara Ross, Chair of the Affiliates Advisory Group, at email@example.com. 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.
Scholars may make only one submission. Co-authored submissions will be accepted, provided that all authors satisfy the eligibility criteria and provide a certification to that effect.
Read the full call here.