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Dolman Scholarship

Dolman Law Group Announces $1,100 College Scholarship Video Essay Contest

Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian
Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend
Must provide your video essay (YouTube format preferred) by the deadline of 03/15/16.
A winner will be chosen on 03/30/16.

Essay Topic

In order to participate in the essay contest, applicants must present 2-3 minute video essay discussing the following issue:

Much has been made about the potential of driverless and automated car technology in recent years, and many industry observers expect this technology to be widely available within the next decade. Technology is never perfect however, and accidents involving driverless vehicles have already occurred. Various legal issues arise when autonomous cars are involved in accidents, including determining who should be held liable for an accident. In your opinion, who should be held accountable when a driverless vehicle is involved in an accident? The owner? The manufacturer? The software developer? Explain.