Law Day essay contest deadline is May 15

Law Day essay contest deadline is May 15

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Bar Association and the Rhode Island Judiciary, along with Roger Williams University School of Law, Rhode Island Department of Education and the Rhode Island Police Chief's Association, are sponsoring the 2014 Hon. Francis J. Darigan Jr. Rhode Island Law Day Essay Contest, open to all Rhode Island students in grades 10 and 11.

The winning essay author will receive a $1,000 scholastic award and an engraved trophy cup.

The winner's school receives a permanent plaque and the annual Law Day Essay Award trophy to display until the next contest.

Entry forms, guidelines and information are available on the bar's website at www.ribar.com. Entry deadline is May 15.