Public Awareness Committee

Maryland State Bar Association YouTube Video Contest: Law in Your Daily Life

* Winners Announced *

To enhance the public’s understanding of the law, the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) is unveiling a unique YouTube Video Competition – “Law in Your Daily Life,” and is inviting all Marylanders to enter a short video for a chance to win a cash prize. Through this competition, MSBA wants to reach out to the public and help people better understand the justice system and their role in it.  So, MSBA’s Public Awareness Committee is launching the YouTube Video Competition, complete with cash prizes and wants imaginative videos depicting how the law affects people’s lives. 

Video categories and prizes: 

  • Under 18 winner or group
    • Prize 1:  $500
    • Prize 2:  $300
    • Prize 3:  $200
  • 18 and Older
    • Prize 1:  $500
    • Prize 2:  $300
    • Prize 3:  $200
  • MSBA's Law Day Choices
    • Prize 1:  $500
    • Prize 2:  $300
    • Prize 3:  $200

The Prize 1 winners from the Under 18 and 18 and Older categories will receive accommodations for the awards presentation at MSBA's Annual Conference in Ocean City, Maryland. 

Location of Videos:
http://www.youtube.com/group/msbayoutube

Instructions:
Create a three-minute-or-less video (but may not be less than a minute) that captures how the law affects you every day.  Be creative.  This must be your idea.  It must be your own product.

This contest is open to the following:

  • Residents of Maryland
  • Students of a Maryland school, college, university, or law school
  • Attorneys licensed to practice in Maryland.

The Contest is now CLOSED

View MSBA Press Release