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University of Connecticut School of Law Student Legal Writing Competition

The University of Connecticut School of Law Student Legal Writing Competition seeks to encourage and reward original writing on legal issues facing persons affected by homelessness, mental illness, addiction or substance abuse.  Last year’s winning entry was entitled “The Free Exercise Clause:  Implications for the Mentally Ill.” The Competition is open to any student currently […]

University of La Verne Law Review Writing Competition

The University of La Verne Law Review is seeking submissions for its Symposium Issue on ADR to be published in fall 2011.  Law students have the opportunity to submit a Note or Comment to be considered for its Student Writing Competition. The grand prize is $200 and publication in volume 33 of the University of […]

Tupper Lake Business Community, Inc. Writing Contest

On Friday, November 19th, the newly created Tupper Lake Business Community, Inc. announced a writing contest that is being submitted to law schools around the country, seeking students who are interested in preparing a brief concerning the influences that have had a negative effect on the Adirondack economy.  Full details on the contest are available […]

Tax Law Writing Competition

The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is pleased to announce the Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition.  The competition has a $3000.00 grand prize. Topic:  The scope of permissible topics for the writing competition is broad – any aspect of Tax Law is acceptable. Students […]

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Writing Contest

Call for Entries – Essay Competition from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (for a copy of the entry form, please email the Career Development Office) In keeping with its goal to promote diversity within the criminal defense bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers invites law students from accredited law schools in […]

Grammy Foundation 13th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The Grammy Foundation’s 13th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative writing competition and scholarship program is a joint effort of the GRAMMY Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries intended to provide law students with opportunities in the field of entertainment law. Winners of the scholarships have found that the exposure created through the […]