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Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Winners Announced

The fifth annual Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition winners were announced Wednesday, January 25, 2006. The winners are:

  • Matthew Gray (3L) -- first place -- $2000
  • Robert Bernheim (3L) -- second place  -- $1000
  • Susan Schwem (1L) -- 3rd place (tie) -- $375
  • Amanda Lueders (1L) -- 3rd place (tie) -- $375
  • Stephanie Macdonald (1L) -- Honorable Mention -- $250

Mr. Grand, a 1958 graduate of the College of Law and a distinguished litigator, conceived the idea of a writing competition that would emphasize persuasive skills and effective communication. All students at the Rogers College of Law were eligible to enter. Using a legal problem prepared by the faculty at the Rogers College of Law, students  prepared a written legal argument. The form and content of the problem changes from year to year. The students’ writing was judged for accuracy, brevity, clarity, and persuasiveness. For more information, visit www.law.arizona.edu/Events/Grand/grand.cfm.


Posted:01/30/2006