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6th Jacques Leroy International Prize – Business and Human Rights

The Union Internationale des Avocats organizes the 6th Jacques Leroy International Prize – Business and Human Rights. This prize is to reward a law student for his research or work paper in a way of conciliation between Human Rights and Business world. Candidates must send a dissertation (study, case study, and plea) on the topic “Human Rights […]

The 2015 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition

The James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition is a writing contest for law students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law.  The PIABA Bar Journal Board-of-Editors will publish the first place paper, and may, at their option, elect to print additional submissions. Winners will be announced at the PIABA Annual Meeting and […]

Announcing the 2015 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition

American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law (Center), the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society (ASIL), and the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law team are pleased to announce the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition. The Competition seeks submissions of academic papers on the topic of […]

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSEL ANNOUNCES THE ELEVENTH EMPLOYEE BENEFITS WRITING PRIZE

Subject:           Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. Open to:          Any J.D. and graduate (LL.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 14, 2014 and August 15, 2015. Submit by:       June 2, 2015  Prizes:              ACEBC Award: $1,500; Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award: $1,500 Winners will be honored during the College’s annual black […]

Announcing the University of Pennsylvania Law Review’s FIRST ANNUAL PUBLIC INTEREST ESSAY COMPETITION

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to announce its first annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition is a national writing competition for student-authored articles on topics focused on social justice and the public interest. The University of Pennsylvania Law Review has both a professional and educational mission: it serves the bench, the bar, and the academy […]

The Center for Tax Law & Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago 2015 Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition

The Center for Tax Law & Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is pleased to announce the 2015 Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition. James Lynch, a partner at the law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, has graciously endowed this writing competition to honor Paul Faherty, former director of the […]

Court of Federal Claims Bar Association 2014 – 2015 Law Student Writing Competition

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association announces its 2014-2015 Law Student Writing Competition. The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association (CFCBA) is a voluntary bar association made up of nationwide members who practice law in the areas that lie within the specialized jurisdiction of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The goal of […]

The 2015 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

Topic: The Impact of ‘Corporate Personhood’ on American Life: Should Corporations Be Afforded Bill of Rights and Other Constitutional Protections? Although they are not mentioned in the Constitution, corporations have claimed constitutional protections at least since the 1886 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Commission. Corporations’ claims to constitutional […]

DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition

The DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition is sponsored by DISH Network L.L.C., in conjunction with Redgrave LLP.  The grand prize is $3,500 for the winning student. The DISH® “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition encourages law students to develop a thorough understanding of the evolution and […]

Trandafir Writing Competition Call for Submissions – DEADLINE APPROACHING

TOPIC: Any topic of contemporary international business or economic concern with a legal nexus. AWARD: First place: $2,000 & Publication: The winning essay will be published in Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, a Journal of the University of Iowa College of Law. RULES & ELIGIBILITY: All students currently enrolled in a law or graduate degree program from […]