August Steinhilber Award

August Steinhilber Award

Best Brief

This award recognizes outstanding brief writing in the appellate courts in cases of education law. Any ELA member may nominate a brief, but the author(s) need not be a member of ELA Both amicus curiae briefs and party briefs are eligible. Because ELA is a nonpartisan forum, there will be no bias in favor of or against a particular legal position or party. Appellate briefs filed with the court between July 1 of last year and June 30 of the current year are eligible for nomination. The award is granted on the basis of merit as determined by the selection committee.

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