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2013-2014 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

The U.S. Constitution has long been interpreted by judges and understood by most Americans to support comprehensive environmental protection. However, arguments questioning the constitutional legitimacy or application of environmental law continue to be made. ELI and NAELS invite law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. The annual writing competition is […]

The 2014 IADC Legal Writing Contest

Sponsor: Int’l Association of Defense Counsel. All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the IADC Legal Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the law of practical concern to lawyers engaged in the […]

National Association of Women Lawyers 2014 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)® is a national voluntary legal professional organization whose mission is the advancement of women in the legal profession and women’s rights. Since 1899, NAWL has served as an educational forum and active voice for the concerns of women lawyers in this country and abroad. NAWL continues to support […]

February 2014 Law Student Writing Contest – Deadline is February 17, 2014

The National Law Review is hosting its February 2014 Law Student Writing Contest with the winner’s article to be published on the National Law Review website, the National Law Forum blog, and included in our October newsletter. Submissions are now being accepted.  Suggested Topic: Labor and Employment Law. *Please note that although students are encouraged to submit […]

The 10th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition

Description: The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel has announced the 10th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition. Any J.D. and graduate law student is eligible to enter. The submissions should deal with employee benefits topics, such as legal issues involving health benefits, severance, or fiduciary obligations. Winners will be selected by the committee based on […]

The 2014 Bert W. Levit Essay Contest – Deadline is February 21, 2014!

Sponsor: The ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability and Long & Levit LLP General criteria: The contest is open to law students and young lawyers who will have enrolled as members of the ABA no later than February 21, 2014. Topic: This year’s contest hypothetical involves questions about the expanding use of social media by […]

The 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel, named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal  scholarship of the highest quality, the Tannenwald Writing Competition is open time law school students, undergraduate or graduate. […]

2014 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition – Call for Papers

The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law (Center) at American University Washington College of Law and the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict (ASIL) are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition. The purpose of the Competition is to enhance scholarship […]

The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2014 Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics

Every year, the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) presents an award for the outstanding original paper on legal medicine. All students studying Medicine, Law, Dentistry, Podiatry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Science, Healthcare Administration or Public Health are encouraged to compete. Hirsh Award Winner – $1,000 2nd Prize – $500 3rd Prize – $250 The first […]

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law – Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2013-2014

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law are pleased to announce their 2013-2014 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 […]