The Animal Legal Defense Fund Presents the 2018 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the Winter/Spring 2018 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest! This contest is open to all SALDF* members.** Applicants are encouraged to pull from their personal experiences and craft a narrative that demonstrates understanding, reflection, and insight into the current state of animal law as well as what the future may hold.

Topic:

What victory for animals in the last few years has made you most optimistic about the future of animal law, and why?

Requirements:

  • All entries must be submitted to Priscilla Rader (prader@aldf.org) by Monday, April 23, 2018.
  • Must be a law student at time of the entry deadline.
  • Essays must be a minimum of 3 pages, single-spaced. There is no maximum page length.
  • Entries must be submitted as a PDF.
  • Please include your name, school, year in school and email on the entry.

Prize:

The first place winner will receive a $500 cash prize and the winning essay will be featured on the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s website.

Runner-up submissions may be selected to be featured on the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s website.

*Not yet a SALDF member? Check out the list of SALDF chapters here. Does your school not have a SALDF chapter? Email Kelly Levenda at klevenda@aldf.org to find out how to start one!

**The award for the writing contest is generously funded by a grant aimed at creating opportunities for SALDF members.

Read last year’s winning essay by Emily Bowen here.

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