APA Planning & Law Division Writing Competition Announcement - Cash Prizes & Publication in The Urban Lawyer!

The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 34th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The Competition, which honors the memory of three leading figures in American city planning law (R. Marlin Smith, Richard Babcock, and Norman Williams) is open to law students and planning students writing on a question of significance in planning, planning law, land use law, local government law or environmental law.

The winning entry will be awarded a prize of $2,000 and submitted for publication in The Urban Lawyer, the law journal of the American Bar Association's Section of State & Local Government Law. The Second Place paper will receive a prize of $400 and one Honorable Mention prize of $100 will also be awarded.

The deadline for submission of entries is June 5, 2017 and winners will be announced by August 29, 2017. Please refer to the following link for official rules and further details: http://www.acsp.org/news/341936/34th-Annual-Smith-Babcock-Williams-Student-Writing-Competition.htm.

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