Memo to the Mayor - Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service Writing Competition


In January 2014, the City of Boston will inaugurate a new mayor. During the mayoral race, candidates have raised many ideas about new policies to improve the city. The Rappaport Center invites law students at any law school in Massachusetts to write a five-page memorandum on this topic: Identify an innovation that would improve the quality of life in the City of Boston. Explain how the law could be applied or amended to implement that innovation. The winning entry will receive a $3,000 prize. Two runners-up will receive prizes of $1,000 each. The deadline for entries is January 31, 2014. For additional details and rules, please visit: