Essay Contest for Secondary School Students

Know a BC high school student who likes to write and is interested in law? Tell them about this essay contest.

The Law Society of BC is inviting BC secondary school students to participate in an essay contest about the Rule of Law.

The Rule of Law Essay Contest

When:
Submission deadline is April 5, 2019

Who:
All grade 12 students in BC and any BC secondary student who is currently enrolled in, or has taken, either law 12 or civic studies 11.

Topic:
How would you explain the concept of the rule of law to a new classmate who recently arrived in Canada? Please provide examples of its application to our daily lives, which may include a discussion of any current challenges or threats to the rule of law.

Prizes:
The winner and runner-up will receive cash prizes of $1,000 and $500, respectively, at an awards presentation at the Law Society in Vancouver.

For contest details, including submission guidelines and a downloadable flyer, go to the contest page at the Law Society of BC website.

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