Leonard v. B. Sutton Award Contest

January 14, 2013

The Sutton Award Contest is open to any law student of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. The contestant may write on any area of international law. Papers written as part of a contestant’s law studes are eligible. Essays will be judged on originality, quality of research, and clarity of style.

A prize of $4,000 will be provided in the form of tuition, travel, and expenses to attend The Hague Academy of International Law during the 2016 summer term. The willing essay is to be submitted to the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy for possible publication. If the winner is unable to attend the Hague Academy in the Summer of 2016, the runner up may be given the award.

Each contestant is required to assign to the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy all rights, title, and interest in the essay submitted, and shall certify that the essay is an original work and has not had prior publication or been accepted for publication elsewhere.

Essays must be submitted in English and by typewritten (double spaced) on 8.5” x. 11” paper with 1” margins. Footnotes shall be typed separately and all citations must conform to A Uniform System of Citation. The essay shall be limited to forty pages, including texts and footnotes.

Contestants must submit one hard copy to Room 407A and one electronic copy in MS Word format to aaguirre@law.du.edu. Entries must be received prior to 4:00PM on January 12, 2016.

For any questions or concerns, please contact Anne Aguirre at aaguirre@law.du.edu.