Professor Donnelly will be a fellow of St Anne's College.
Dr Harvey will be a fellow Jesus College.
ANDREW ASIBONG, Wadham (French)
LAURA C. BARRY, St Peter's (Italian)
DEBJANI F. BASU, New College (French)
AMANDA C. BERLAN, Hertford (French)
OLIVER J. DAVIS, Wadham (French)
LOUISE O. GOULDING, Trinity (Spanish)
LUCY C.H. LEVEUGLE, Magdalen (French)
SOPHIE C. LORGE, Christ Church (Italian)
ANNA J. MAYBANKS, Lady Margaret Hall (French)
JOSHUA N. MUNRO, Lady Margaret Hall (Italian)
FRANCESCA M. NICHOLSON, Christ Church (Italian)
OLIVER J. READY, Worcester (Russian)
JAMES RENNARD, Wadham (French)
LEONIE SMUSHKOVITCH, Pembroke (Italian)
CHRISTINA A. TREDWELL, Brasenose (Italian)
DONALD R. WADE, Queen's (German)
1 `In the last decade English contract law has been less innovative.' Do you agree? How innovative should English contract law aim to be in the next decade?
2 How well does the law of torts deal with interferences with the use and enjoyment of land?
3 Is there or should there be a core content to the law of trusts, to which all trusts should be subject if they are to be treated as trusts?
4 What principle or principles appear to govern the solution of those disputes over the family home which have, in the last two decades or so, been resolved by the application of rules of estoppel, resulting trusts and constructive trusts? Would there be any advantage in solving these disputes by means of a single branch of the law?
5 Is it necessary for the judiciary to extend the scope of judicial review and to develop new grounds for intervention?
The first prize is of £400, the second prize is of £200.
Grants to a total of £200 may be made to unsuccessful candidates who have done meritorious work. The prizes will be awarded only if entries of sufficient merit are received.
The essays must be sent to the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, by 30 September 1996. There is no entry form, but each essay must be accompanied by: (i) a statement from the candidate's college that he or she is, on 30 September 1996, an undergraduate member of the University who has not exceeded the tenth term from matriculation,and is reading for the Honour School of Jurisprudence; (ii) a declaration that the essay is entirely the candidate's own unaided work and that it has not been submitted to any other person for advice, assistance, or revision.