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University of Connecticut School of Law Student Legal Writing Competition

Deadline: June 3, 2013 Description: The University of Connecticut School of Law has established a student Legal Writing Competition to encourage and reward original student writing on legal issues affecting persons struggling with homelessness, mental illness, addiction or substance abuse. Topic: Entrants should submit a paper on a legal issue affecting persons struggling with homelessness, […]

Call for Entries for the 2013 Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition – Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2013

Law students (an individual or co-authors), currently enrolled as a J.D. or LL.M. candidates in an ABA-accredited law school within the United States or its possessions, are invited to submit an original, previously unpublished work that relates to an issue within one or more of the following topics in the area of trusts and estates: […]

Wildlife Conservation Law Writing Contest – Deadline is August 1, 2013

ATTENTION LAW STUDENTS – WILDLIFE CONSERVATION LAW WRITING CONTEST  SPONSORED BY THE LEGAL COMMITTEE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AGENCIES(SEAFWA)* The winning paper will be published in the proceedings of the 67th Annual SEAFWA Conference at the Renaissance Hotel Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma from October 13-16, 2013. The winner will receive up […]

April 2013 Law Student Writing Contest – Submission Deadline: April 8, 2013

The National Law Review is hosting its April 2013 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 the October newsletter. Submissions are now being accepted.  Suggested Topic: Tax Law *Please note that although students are encouraged to submit […]

The Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) Competition for Law Student Best Paper Award – Deadline is April 23, 2013

Instructions: The Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) awards prizes at each of its annual conferences for the three best research papers presented by law students from throughout the Americas. The next IABA Conference will be held at Asuncion, Paraguay, from June 20th to 24th, 2013. Benefits. Each award includes: IABA membership (valid for one year); Certificate […]

IT-Lex Technology Law Writing Contest-Deadline is May 1, 2013

IT-Lex, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educational, literary, and scientific advancement in the field of technology law, is proud to announce its first Technology Law Writing Competition, sponsored by the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP. All accredited law school students in good standing are eligible to enter the writing competition. Submission topics should […]

The 2013 Gellhorn-Sargentich Law Student Essay Competition

Topic: Discuss any topic relating to administrative law.  Eligibility: The competition is open to currently enrolled students of ABA-accredited law schools who are also members of the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. Submissions can include papers submitted for a law school course, law review notes and comments, or pieces written specifically for […]

2013 American Inss of Court Warren E. Burger Prize

The Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to encourage outstanding scholarship that “promotes the ideals of excellence, civility, ethics and professionalism within the legal profession,” the core mission of the American Inns of Court. Interested authors are asked to submit an original unpublished essay of 10,000 to 25,000 words on a topic […]

American Judges Association/ American Judges Foundation Twenty-Fifth Annual Law Student Essay Competition

The American Judges Association (AJA) announces its annual essay competition open to all full-time law students enrolled in and attending an accredited law school in the United States or Canada. The first prize for the contest is $3,000; second is $1,500; and third is $1,000. First, second, and third place winners and their law schools […]

The Union Internationale des Avocats Presents the Jacques Leroy International Prize Student Competition

The International Association of Lawyers (UIA – Union Internationale des Avocats) brings together over 2, 000 individual members and 200 bar, federation and association members, from more than 110 countries. The UIA is Open to all the world’s lawyers, both general practitioners and specialists. Its members also include legal professionals, judges, law students and teachers. […]