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The National Law Review is Hosting its 2016 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review(NLR)consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work. The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the […]

The 2016 PIABA Foundation Securities Arbitration and Securities Law Writing Competition

Contest.  This is a writing competition for students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law sponsored by The PIABA Foundation.  First Prize is $1000, Second Prize is $750, and Third Prize is $500. Competition winner(s) will be posted online. The PIABA Bar Journal Board-of-Editors will publish the first place paper, and may, at their option, print additional […]

ABA RPTE Law Student Writing Contest

The goal of the ABA RPTE student writing contest is to encourage and reward law student writing on the subjects of real property or trust and estate law. The essay contest is designed to attract students to these law specialties, and to encourage scholarship and interest in these areas. Articles submitted for judging are encouraged […]

The Deadline for the 2015-2016 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition is April 4th!

The deadline for the 2015-2016 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition is fast approaching! Entries must be received no later than 11:59 pm ET on Monday, April 4, 2016. Students should email entries (and any questions) to Talia Fox.  Organized by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and the National Association of Environmental Law Societies […]

2016 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review is hosting its 2016 Law Student Writing Competition. The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to […]

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION SECTION OF ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND RESOURCES Law Student Writing Competition: Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules

Rules concerning the competition are as follows. 1. ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to any student enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school during the academic year of the competition who is a legal resident of the United States. Directors, officers and employees of the ABA and their immediate family or household members are not eligible. […]

2016 NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE ON ANIMALS AND THE LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION

The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Student Writing Competition.  The deadline for submission is July 1, 2016. The Committee on Animals and the Law was established to provide information resources for the New York State Bar Association’s members and […]

National Association of Women Lawyers 2016 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

The mission of the National Association of Women Lawyers is to provide leadership, a collective voice, and essential resources to advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law. Since 1899, NAWL has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual […]

The Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship

The Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship, a $1000 award designed to assist a promising candidate achieve their dream of working in the legal industry. Applicants must submit their information by July 1, 2016. A 650 word essay on what goals he or she hopes to accomplish through eventual employment in the legal field. This scholarship is offered yearly. For […]

2016 First Amendment Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition – Due March 27, 2016

In December 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in Shapiro v. McManus allowing a First Amendment challenge to Maryland’s congressional districts to move forward. Separately, a three-judge federal district court panel rejected a motion to dismiss in Whitford v. Nichol, a case challenging Wisconsin’s state legislative Assembly districts. These cases challenging partisan […]