The Food and Drug Law Institute
(FDLI) sponsors the H. Thomas Austern Memorial Writing Competitions to
encourage law students interested in the areas of law that affect food, drugs,
animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical
devices and tobacco. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the Food
and Drug Law Journal. There are two competitions – one for papers with a
maximum of 40 pages, and one for papers between 41 and 100 pages. Papers longer
than 100 pages will not be accepted.
Prizes 1st place — $4,000 | 2nd
place — $1,000 Two prizes will be awarded for each of the two competitions.*
The 2015 Competition will open mid-November 2014; the
deadline for submission will be the first Friday of June, 2015.
Who is Eligible
must be currently enrolled in a J.D. program at any of the nation's "ABA-accredited"
law schools or a 2013-2014 academic year graduate.