A student writing competition is being organized by the University of Missouri Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution in conjunction with the Missouri Law Review annual symposium, entitled “Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson.” The symposium, which will feature speakers and works-in-progress participants from around the country, addresses recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, as well as similar developments from around the nation.
The writing competition features a $700 prize for the competition winner, a $100 prize for the second place winner and an honorable mention for the third place winner. Prizes are sponsored by the University of Missouri Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative and private funding through the Missouri Law Foundation.
Submissions must bear some relationship to the upcoming Missouri Law School symposium entitled“Policing, Protesting, and Perceptions: A Critical Examination of the Events in Ferguson.”
DEADLINE: Papers must be received no later than 11:59 p.m., Central time, on February 13, 2015.
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