Commonwealth Law Student Essay Competition 2014

2014 saw the launch of our 5th Essay Competition. The competition is open to all students registered on an undergraduate law degree course within a Higher Education Institution in a Commonwealth Nations (see below for the full competition rules).  The competition closed on 31 October 2014.

Essay Competition 2014

The title for this year was:

“Can the Commonwealth (Latimer House) Principles on Three Branches of Government 2003 serve as an effective framework for safeguarding democracy and the rule of law in Commonwealth Countries?”

Essay Winners

The winners were as follows:

First place: Yasmin Morais
Yasmin is in her second year of the University of London’s LLB programme. She is currently the Cataloging and Reference Librarian at the Mason Law Library, University of the District of Columbia, and prior to that was Resident Librarian at the Georgetown Law Library. Yasmin obtained her MSc in Government from the University of the West Indies (Mona) and her MLIS from the University of Toronto.

Second place: Owusu Foster
Owusu is a fourth year student studying at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.

Third place: Faizan Daud
Faizan is a student at the Pakistan College of Law, enrolled on the University of London’s LLB programme.

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