1974 Student Law. Letter [1] (1974)

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DIVISION SPONSORS STUDENT
BAR ASSOCIATION COMPETITION
Each year, the Law Student Division sponsors
three competitions for law school student bar
associations. Rules for the contest are listed
below.
STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION
ELIGIBILITY: All student bar associations.
CLASSES: Class A-school enrollment up to
500; Class B-enrollment 501-1000; Class
C-over 1,000.
FORMAT OF ENTRIES: Entries should in-
clude 1) Name of Organization 2) Date founded
3)Membership voluntary or required 4) Number
of members 5) Description of organization
structure 6) Sources of income and nature of
expenses 7) Law school enrollment as of
February 1, 1974.
The major share of the report should be
devoted to the activities and projects of the
entering organization during the 1973-74 year.
Each description should set forth the nature of
the activity, the problems encountered,
operational steps employed, specific results,
and general observation and evaluation with
recommendations for improvement noted.
Where necessary or appropriate, exhibits may
be included with the report. The objective of
this part of the report should be to apprise other
student bar associations as to how they might
profit from your work and experience.
Participation and activities of the ABA Law
Student Division should also be discussed.
JUDGING: The judges will consider the value
of the over-all program as a contribution to
legal education and the profession, the
difficulties and obstacles overcome in
developing the program, the administrative
efficiency of the organization, the result
achieved, and the potential for future
achievement as reflected in the recommenda-

tions for improvement of specific projects. In
addition, the size of the school, its student bar
membership, the  organization's  budget,
sources of funds, and prior history of
participation in the national organization will be
taken into consideration and compared with
other entries.
STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER
ELIGIBILITY: All law  school newspapers,
which are sponsored or published by student
bar associations are eligible to enter the
competition. The form of the newspaper
(magazine, tabloid, printed, mimeographed,
off-set, etc.) is immaterial for purposes of the
competition.
CLASSES: Classes are based on the average
budget per issue: Class A-up to $500; Class
B-$501-$1,000; Class C-over $1,000.
FORMAT: Four copies of each issue
published during the 1973-74 school year must
be submitted with each entry. These
newspapers must be accompanied by the
following information: 1) Date newspaper was
founded 2) Brief history of publication 3)
Frequency of issue 4) Organization and number
of staff 5) Method of finance, including average
budget per issue and information on whether or
not staff is compensated 6) Facilities utilized
by staff 7) Extent of advisory or supervisory
assistance by faculty 8) Type of printing
process employed 9) Operational changes that
have occurred during the past year 10) The
extent of which the newspaper has covered the
activities of the student bar, the Law Student
Division, the ABA and State and local bar
associations 11) Law school enrollment as of
February 1, 1974.
STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION PROJECT
ELIGIBILITY: All student bar associations.
CLASSES: Class A-school enrollment up to

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