For a suit to proceed, must the plaintiff show probable cause or merely possible cause?

This is the question that law school students competing in Washington Legal Foundation’s 2010 Freedom and Justice Legal Writing Competition must address in fewer than 2400 words.

Essays are due on August 27, 2010.  For more details on the competition, click here.

The competition is part of WLF’s effort to expose the next generation of legal scholars and practitioners to pivotal questions regarding the defense of economic liberties.  Last year’s competition witnessed many excellent entrants from across the country.   The winning piece, by Saurabh Vishnubhakat, then a third year law student at Franklin Pierce Law Center, offers a detailed and insightful analysis of the tax deductibility of direct-to-consumer (DTC) prescription drug advertising.  It can be found here on WLF’s website.