|Law Student Award|
COMPETITION FOR LAW STUDENT BEST PAPER AWARD
The Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) awards prizes at each of its annual conferences for the three best research papers presented by law students from throughout the Americas. The next IABA Conference will be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from June 24th to 29th, 2014.
FIRST: Awards: ● FIRST PRIZE ● SECOND PRIZE ● THIRD PRIZE
SECOND: Benefits. Each award includes:
THIRD: The central theme of the conference is:
“Development of National Law in accordance with International Law and the Study of Comparative Law”
The contestant must choose and expound upon one of the following topics:
Twenty-First Century Challenges in Comparative Law
Use of International Rules in Nation’s Domestic System
FOURTH: The Paper shall adhere to the following requirements:
1- The work must be original, and relate to one of the topics proposed above. The Paper may be written in English, Spanish, Portuguese or French.
2- The Paper must be at least 20 pages and a maximum of 30 typed pages at one-and-a-half space (1.5), excluding footnotes.
3- The Paper shall be written in Arial, size 12.
4- Margins: left: 3; others: 2.5 cm.
5- The Paper must contain the following in its structure: title, certification of university authority, index, introduction, chapters, conclusions, recommendations, references and annexes.
6- The cover should indicate its title, author's name and address, and name of law school that he/she attends.
7- The Paper must be accompanied by a certificate from the competent authority stating that the author is a student of the academic institution.
8- Presentation must be in electronic form.
Law Student Award Committee:
Dr. Tina Di Battista
Dr. Roanne Peña
INTER-AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20036