Essay Prize Deadline Today

March 30, 2008

IT law students in the UK need to focus on completing their entries for the SCL Essay Prize as the deadline looms.
The topic for the 2008 Essay prize is “Virtual Properties and Virtual Economies: How should activities with economic consequences in virtual worlds like ‘Second Life’ and ‘Everquest’ be dealt with by real-world legal systems?”
The 2008 SCL Student IT Law Essay Prize includes a new twist. As usual, the winning student is richly rewarded with prizes, including £1,000 cash, a valuable placement with a top IT firm and free attendance at the SCL Conference, but for 2008 a further prize is available for the institution at which the winner is studying. The winning institution will be given £1,000 to purchase library books in support of IT law teaching and research.
The purpose of the prize is to reward and acknowledge academic research and writing excellence in the field of UK or EU IT Law.
For full details of the Essay Prize, click here.