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The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and ABA Annual Law Student Writing Competition 2011-2012

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law are pleased to announce their 2011-2012 writing competition. This competition is open to law school students at accredited law schools in the United States. Authors may not have graduated prior to December 2011. LL.M. candidates are not eligible to […]

Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The GRAMMY Foundation is sponsoring the 14th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition. The GRAMMY Foundation, in concert with some of the nation’s most prominent entertainment attorneys, established the Entertainment Law Initiative (“ELI”) in 1998 to promote discussion and debate about the most compelling legal issues facing the music industry today. The initiative also endeavors […]

2012 Law Student E-Discovery Essay Contest Information & Rules Writing Competition

Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company (“FLMIC”) and the Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”) of the Florida Bar are co-sponsoring a writing competition for Florida law students. The use of technology into today’s world can, and does, present new challenges and risks for attorneys in small firms, as well as for solo practitioners representing clients involved in […]

This Week at the CDO (Weeks of October 3, 2011 and October 10, 2011)

Monday, October 3rd:  Spring 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students – Applications are due by 5:00 p.m.  For more information, you can contact Amy Perez, Director of Judicial Clerkships.  Tuesday, October 4th: Tax LL.M. Luncheon – Interviewing/Networking, Room F-109,12:30pm Wednesday, October 5th: Susan Smith Blakely, Esq.: Best Friends at the Bar: What […]

The National Law Review 2011 Law Student Writing Competition

Submission Deadline October 17th!  NLR November 2011 Suggested Topics: Intellectual Property law, Tax Law and Labor & Employment Law.   This is a reminder that submissions are now being accepted for consideration for publication in the November issue of the National Law Review (NLR).  Please note that although students are encouraged to submit articles addressing Health & Labor Law they may also […]

The ABA Section of International Law Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship Awards

Enter the ABA Section of International Law’s Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship Awards. Topic of Essay: “The Restatement (Third) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States is Being Revised. What Section or Group of Related Sections of the Restatement, Should be Revised, Why and How?” Winning Essays will be published […]

The Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, In Conjunction with BMI, Announce the 2011 Annual Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship Writing Competition

A unique opportunity to get your work published and receive a $2,500.00 scholarship. Open to all law students attending eligible law schools.  Each scholarship candidate must write an original paper on any legal issue of current interest in the area of entertainment, arts or sports law. Papers must be 12–15 pages in length, double-spaced, and […]

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

DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation, announced that it is sponsoring an electronic discovery (eDiscovery) legal research and writing competition aimed at encouraging U.S. law students to develop a more thorough understanding of the evolution and practice of discovery in civil litigation. The 2011 competition will ask students to address the following […]

The 2011 George J. Joseph Education Law Writing Award

The 2011 George J. Joseph Education Law Writing Award is sponsored by the Education Law Association in cooperation with the Journal of law and Education.  The purpose of this national competition is to generate increased interest in and recognition of education law among not only graduate students in education schools but also, in particular, to […]

ASECA Alumni Securities Law Writing Competition

Securities Law Writing Competition – 2011 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 the United States, with expected graduation date in 2012 or later. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication […]