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Paul R. Shuldiner Memorial Scholarship

Paul R. Shuldiner Memorial Scholarship

Created in memory of Paul R. (“Randy”) Shuldiner ’75 by his family, this scholarship supports legal studies students with an interest in legal research and writing, as demonstrated through an original commentary on an article about civil liberties and civil rights. 

Essay prompt:

The U.S. incarcerates more people per capita than any other democracy. This mass incarceration has been linked to the war on drugs by scholars, pundits, and politicians. But, most drug crime isn’t reported, and there are no traditional victims to alert police. Thus, the state must look for drug crime. How, if at all, has the Fourth Amendment been construed or interpreted so as to facilitate mass incarceration in the era of the war on drugs? The essay should be about four double-spaced pages of text.

Dollar Amount Awarded: 

$500

GPA Requirements: 

None

Eligibility - Other: 

The scholarship is open to all sophomore, junior and senior Legal Studies majors. 

Deadline: 

March 20, 2017

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Scholarship Level: 

Undergraduate

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