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Nominate Your Favorite AdLaw Article/Book, Student Note & Agency Official for Annual ABA AdLaw Section Awards

Here’s the nomination information for each of these three awesome administrative law awards from the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. From the call for nominations:

Nominations for 2017 are open! Visit the Awards page on our website to learn more about requirements and submitting nominations.


Award for Scholarship in Administrative Law

Each year, the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice recognizes the best work of administrative law scholarship for the prior year. Eligible books and articles are those that were published (copyrighted) during 2016.

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Mary C. Lawton Award for Outstanding Government Service

Created in 1989, the Mary C. Lawton Award for Outstanding Government Service honors the memory of Mary Lawton, a distinguished career government lawyer who served on the Council of the Administrative Law Section from 1983-1986, and as Chair of the Section’s Judicial Review Committee from 1986 to 1988.

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Gellhorn-Sargentich Law Student Essay Competition

Created in 2006, the Gellhorn-Sargentich Law Student Essay Award Competition honors the memory of two men who left us too soon, Ernest Gellhorn, a distinguished law dean, administrative law professor, and practitioner who was Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice; and Thomas Sargentich, a distinguished administrative law professor at American University’s Washington College of Law who was a great friend of the Section.

The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section, attract students to the administrative law practice fields, and to encourage scholarship in these fields. The entry must discuss any topic relating to administrative law.

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