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20th Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The Recording Academy™, in concert with some of the nation’s most prominent entertainment attorneys, established the Entertainment Law Initiative® to promote discussion and debate about the most compelling legal issues facing the music industry today. Now in its 20th year, the program has grown to include a national writing competition, mentor sessions, and a GRAMMY® […]

Inaugural John D. Greenwald Writing Competition Submission Deadline: November 15, 2017

IIEL and the Georgetown Journal of International Law are pleased to announce the launch of the Inaugural John D. Greenwald Writing Competition.  The Competition is seeking submissions of Notes from current JD, LL.M., or SJD students on international economic law.  The Competition, named after John D. Greenwald, a former Deputy General Counsel in the Office […]

The Center for Alcohol Policy Now Accepting Entries for its 10th Annual National Essay Contest

The Center for Alcohol Policy is now accepting entries for its 10th Annual National Essay Contest. The Center’s national essay contest is intended to foster debate, analysis and examination of state alcohol regulation. The topic for this year’s contest is: The Supreme Court has recognized “temperance” as a permissible goal of state alcohol regulation. Define temperance as […]

Call for applications: 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights

The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA – International Association of Lawyers) invites law students to participate in the 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights. Students who wish to compete for this prize must submit a written paper (plea, study, commentary on a practical case) that deals with the theme: “natural resource exploitation […]

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Contest

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Contest: Thursday, June 1, 2017 – 8:00am The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel is is pleased to announce the Thirteenth Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize. SUBJECT:     Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO:     Any J.D. and graduate […]

2017 Fitch Law Scholarship Essay Contest

Ohio attorney John Fitch of The Fitch Law Firm LLC is a victims’ rights advocate. His work includes representation of victims of sexual abuse.  Mr. Fitch is also dedicated to promoting the education of the public with respect to issues pertaining to personal injury and sexual abuse law in order to promote safety and increased […]

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2016-2017

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law are pleased to announce their 2016-2017 writing competition.  This competition is open to articles written while the author is a student at an accredited law school in the United States.  Authors may not have graduated from law school prior […]

National Association of Women Lawyers 2017 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

NAWL established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows: Entrants should submit a paper on an issue concerning women’s rights or the status of women in the law. Essays will be […]

Enter The Sovereignty Symposium XXX: Chief Justice John B. Doolin Writing Competition

The Sovereignty Symposium XXX – 2017 will be held at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 7 and June 8, 2017.  The Sovereignty Symposium is the foremost legal gathering on Native American law in the world.  It was established to provide a forum in which ideas concerning common legal issues regarding Indian […]

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition on:  WHY PIPELINE PROGRAMS TARGETING STUDENTS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION  •To Promote Diversity in Law Schools and in the Legal Profession •  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to fostering diversity […]