Are you a current law student? Are you passionate about charity law? If you’re interested in charity law and enjoy writing, the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has a great opportunity for you.

The CBA is running an essay contest with an award consisting of $500, complimentary registration to the Charity Law Symposium (in years offered) where the winner is presented with a certificate, and publication of the winning article on the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section webpage.

Papers must address a significant theme in Canadian charity law and not-for-profit law. No tangents! It needs to be researched and written by one author and be the author’s own original, unpublished work. The paper should be 12-30 pages, including references. The deadline for submissions is Monday, May 2, 2022.

For all of the selection process information and submission details, including the plagiarism policy, see the CBA essay contest page.

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