LexisNexis® is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual James William Moore Federal Practice Award.
Named after the author of the leading treatise on federal civil practice and procedure, Moore’s Federal Practice®, the award is intended to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship in this complex and evolving area of the law. This year’s prize of $2,000 will be awarded in the fall of 2010.
We are inviting law students to submit papers for consideration. One paper will be selected as winner of the Award, and the winning author will receive:
- A cash prize of $2,000
- A full set of Moore’s Federal Rules Pamphlets
- Publicity of his or her name in connection with the award
- In addition to the award given to the author, the winning entrant’s law review or journal will be awarded $1,000 in appreciation of the efforts involved.
The winning paper will be chosen by the respected Board of Editors for Moore’s Federal Practice:
Professor Daniel R. Coquillette, Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts; Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Gregory P. Joseph, Esq., Gregory P. Joseph Law Offices LLC, New York, New York
Sol Schreiber, Esq., Of Counsel, Milberg LLP, New York, New York
Jerold S. Solovy, Esq., Chairman Emeritus, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, Illinois
Professor Georgene M. Vairo, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
Procedures and Requirements for the LexisNexis® James William Moore Federal Practice Award Eleventh Annual Award (2010)
Submission Requirements and Procedure:
Deadline for submission of articles to be considered for this year’s Award is June 1, 2010. Any submission postmarked later than June 1st will not be considered. Winners will be selected on or about October 1, 2010.
The Author of a paper may directly submit his or her paper for consideration. In addition, each law review may submit up to four (4) papers for consideration.
Papers, along with fall 2010 contact information (address, phone number, and email address) for the author and the law review, if applicable (including name of the incoming editor-in-chief), should be submitted to:
Editor, Moore's Federal Practice
LexisNexis Matthew Bender
201 Mission Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Please direct any inquiries to Mark Landis at 800-424-0651, ext. 3300.
Download the Tenth Annual Winning Paper by Christopher W. Robbins