Law student Tyrone Scott wins Grammy Foundation writing contest, attends awards ceremony

Tyrone Scott, a member of the School of Law class of 2014, was selected as the winner for the Grammy Foundation’s 15th annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, co-sponsored by the American Bar Association.

Scott’s prizes included a scholarship of $5,000 as well as airfare, hotel accommodations and a ticket to the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, which were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Feb. 10.

The ELI Writing Competition invited law students across the country to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. Scott’s essay was titled, “Saving The Modern Record Industry: Partnership And Fiduciary Duty Between Labels And Artists.”

Scott and the other finalists were honored at the Grammy Foundation’s 15th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation on Feb. 8 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.