PUBLISHED:September 16, 2010

13th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

Grammy Foundation presents the 13th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The ELI Essay Competition invites law students focusing on the entertainment practice to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. The contest culminates with the winning student authors presenting their essays at the prestigious ELI luncheon on February 11, 2011.

First Place Winner Receives $5000
Four Semifinalists Receive $1,500

All Winners receive:
One GRAMMY Awards Show Ticket
Round Trip Airfare to the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles
Hotel Accommodations
Ticket to The MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute Dinner

Submission deadline is Jan 3rd 2011 at 11am PST (2pm EST)
Winners will be announced on February 4, 2011

For a complete listing of competition rules, and ELI Writing Competition Workshops go to the Entertainment Law Initiative page on Simply search for “The Entertainment Law Initiative” or just go to

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Co-Sponsored by
The ABA Forum on the
Entertainment and Sports Industries