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The Third Annual International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition.

American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Center) and the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict (ASIL) are pleased to announce the Third Annual International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition. The Competition seeks submissions of academic papers on the topic of international […]

The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2013 Loletta M. Orr Post-Doctoral Writing Competition

New this year, the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) will present an award for the outstanding original post-doctoral paper on legal medicine. All post-doctoral at­torneys or health professionals enrolled in full-time studies are encouraged to compete. Orr Award Winner – $1,000 2nd Prize – $500 3rd Prize – $250 The first place paper will […]

The National Law Review Fall 2012 Student Writing Competition

National Law Review Fall 2012 Suggested Topics: 1) Immigration Law 2) Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform Submissions are now being accepted for consideration for publication in the March issue of the National Law Review (NLR). Please note that although students are encouraged to submit articles pertaining to the above-listed topics, they may also submit […]

The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2013 Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine & 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 […]

Law School Admissions Council’s Student Writing Award and Conference in Mysore, India

The International Association of Law Schools (IALS)  Board of Governors invites the law students of its member schools to apply for the Law School Admissions Council Student Writing Award. The Award certificate will be presented at the conference to each of the four regional winners and it includes reasonable travel expenses to attend the annual […]

The American Indian Law Review Writing Competition – Deadline is January 31, 2013

Topics: Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian Law or indigenous peoples. However, topics recently published in the American Indian Law Review will not be favored. Eligibility: The competition is open to students at accredited law schools in the United States and Canada who are enrolled as of the competition deadline of […]

Reminder: The Deadline For The American College of Employment Benefits Counsel’s Eighth Annual Employment Benefits Writing Competition is Midnight Central Time on June 1st!

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 15, 2011 and August 15, 2012. SUBMIT BY: June 1, 2012. PRIZES: Clarin M. Schwartz Memorial Award$1,500 /Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award $1,500 Each winner will be honored […]

The National LGBT Bar Association is Now Accepting Submissions for the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition, the International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition and the Student Leadership Award

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. The Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity. The National LGBT Bar Association is now accepting submissions for the Michael Greenberg […]

ASECA Alumni Securities Law Writing Competition –Deadline is November 16, 2012

1st Place $,5000 2nd Place $3,000 3rd Place $2,000 Topic: Any subject in the field of Securities Law Eligibility: Students enrolled in any accredited law school in theUnited States, with expected graduation date in 2013 or later. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication during calendar year 2012, and papers scheduled […]

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) Solicit Papers for the 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award – Deadline is September 4, 2012

Solicitation of law student research papers that enhance the understanding of gaming law or recommend a beneficial change in gaming law for the 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award.  The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will award prizes of $2,500 for each of the two best research papers written by students of accredited law schools […]