The Animal Legal Defense Fund Presents the 2017 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the 2017 New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest! This contest is open to all SALDF members.*

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

Topic:

Is there an individual animal, whether personally known to you or otherwise, who has had a significant impact on your advocacy efforts and interest in animal law? Describe this animal and how s/he has influenced you. The individual animal may be one with whom you had a special relationship, met briefly, saw in a video, read about, or anything else that comes to mind.

Requirements:

  • All entries must be submitted to Priscilla Rader (prader@aldf.org) by Monday, September 25, 2017.
  • 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 amount for the writing contest is generously funded by a grant aimed at creating opportunities for SALDF members.

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