WRITING AND ADVOCACY COMPETITIONS

The Fifth International Conference on Law, Language and Discourse

27TH SEP. – 1ST OCT. 2015 ÖREBRO UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN For the first time the Conference, with the theme Communication and Fairness in Legal Settings, takes place outside China. The Conference gives an opportunity to the participants in a global context […]

Alpha Phi Alpha/NAACP-LDF Fellows Program

Alpha Phi Alpha in partnership with the NAACP-LDF is launching a joint-Fellows Program with LDF’s headquarters in ​New York, New York for the fall semester of 2015. Applicants must be financially active, Alpha Phi Alpha members, matriculating at a law school in the ​New York […]

Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association Award

Eligibility: Any Richmond County resident who is registered in an accredited law school in the United States and who is not related to any member of the Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association.   The Award: An award of $2,000 is […]

2015 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize was established in spring 2007 by alumnus Roy C. Palmer ’62 and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, to honor a work of scholarship exploring the tension between civil liberties […]

2015 NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE ON ANIMALS AND THE LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION

The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Student Writing Competition.  The deadline for submission is July 31, 2015. The Committee on Animals and the Law […]

The James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition

The James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition is a writing contest for law students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law.  The PIABA Bar Journal Board-of-Editors will publish the first place paper, and may, at their option, elect to print […]

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation

Brown Sims, P.C. 1177 West Loop South, Tenth Floor Houston, TX 77027   2015 Rule for the Brown Award of $10,000 For Excellence in Legal Writing   The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-second […]

“Jacques Leroy” International Prize Student Competition

Source: http://www.uianet.org/en/content/6th-jacques-leroy-international-prize-%E2%80%93-business-a Deadline: July 31st, 2015 Description:  The Union Internationale des Avocats (International Association of Lawyers -UIA), established in 1927, is the oldest association of lawyers. It brings together Bars and Lawyers’ Associations that represent over 2 million lawyers as well […]

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 2015 Law Student Writing Competition DEADLINE June 2nd

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel is an IRC Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to elevating the standards and advancing the public’s understanding of the practice of employee benefits law.  In pursuit of this goal, the College encourages the […]

National Association of Women Lawyers 2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) is a national organization devoted to promoting the interests and progress of women lawyers and women’s legal rights. Since 1899, NAWL has served as an educational forum and active voice for the concerns of women lawyers […]

2015 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition

Announcing the 2015 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Student Writing Competition American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law (Center), the American Society for International Law’s Lieber Society (ASIL), and the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law […]

DISH 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition

DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition sponsored by DISH Network L.L.C., in conjunction with Redgrave LLP.  The grand prize is $3,500 for the winning student.   We do not want you to miss out on […]

Berkeley Technology Law Journal: Student Writing Competition

University College Dublin Law Review: Accepting Submissions

Source: http://www.ucdlawreview.org/ Deadline: March 27th, 2015 (5:00 P.M.) Description: UCD Law Review is Ireland’s leading student-run legal journal. The Review is published on an annual basis, with guidance provided by our faculty advisors. Our aim is to feature articles on a variety of […]

Call for Papers: International Law and Human Rights Emerging Scholarship Conference

Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2015 The Institute for International Law and Justice and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice are pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the annual International Law and Human Rights Emerging Scholarship Conference, to […]

The CBLDF Writing Competition for Excellence in Comic Book Scholarship

Source: http://cbldf.org/2015/02/cbldf-launches-legal-writing-competition-for-excellence-in-comic-book-scholarship/ Deadline: April 17th, 2015 Description/Requirements: To participate, students should submit an original piece of legal writing addressing a legal issue or issues related to comic books, the comic book industry, or a matter that relates to, or affects, them. Eligible […]

2015 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest

Source: http://ambar.org/LPLEssayContest Deadline: February 20th, 2015 Description: The 2015 Contest Essay Hypothetical involves liability issues arising from the breach of a law firm’s computer network and the subsequent leaking of a client’s confidential information. The contest is open to law students and […]

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Source: www.nd.edu/~ndlaw/writing_competitions/smith_doheny.pdf  Deadline: April 24th, 2015 at 5:00PM Description: The competition is open to all law students at US and Canadian law schools. Entries should concern any issue within the general category of legal ethics, and must be your original, unpublished work. […]

International Association of Defense Counsel Writing Competition

International Association of Defense Counsel presents the 2015 Legal Writing Contest The International Association of Defense Counsel invites you to participate in its 2015 Legal Writing Contest. The IADC is a professional association that has been serving an invitation-only membership of […]

Enter the 17th Annual Epstein Becker Green Health Law Writing Competition

Announcing the 17th Annual Epstein Becker Green Health Law Writing Competition Epstein Becker Green is pleased to announce its 17th Annual Health Law Writing Competition. The competition is designed to encourage the preparation of scholarly papers on current topics of interest […]

Enter the 2015 ABA LPL Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest

The Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest For Law Students and Young Lawyers For Innovative Research and Writing on Lawyers’ Professional Liability An Annual Competition Concluding every April $5,000 Prize & a free trip to the LPL National Legal Malpractice Conference!   […]

2015 Interleges Award Essay Contest

TOPIC – TRANSNATIONAL ADJUDICATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: NATIONAL TRIBUNALS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO INTERNATIONAL COURTS The essay should address one of the following sets of issues: 1. Can and do national courts provide different or increased remedies to victims […]

Submit to the Animal Law Writing Contest

  The American Veterinary Medical Association, American Kennel Club, Cat Fanciers’ Association and Animal Health Institute offer law students an opportunity to engage in a scholarly discussion and debate of legal issues related to animals and animal law. The Grand […]

The Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship

The New York Bar Foundation is accepting applications for The Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship, created and funded by the Intellectual Property Law Section 2015. A completed application and supporting documentation as detailed in the guidelines must be submitted to The New […]

THE PHIL COWAN MEMORIAL/BMI SCHOLARSHIP Writing Competition

THE PHIL COWAN MEMORIAL/BMI SCHOLARSHIP A unique opportunity to get your work published and receive a $2,500.00 scholarship Law students, take note of this publishing and scholarship opportunity: The Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State […]

American Indian Law Review Writing Competition

Source: http://www.ailr.net/writecomp Deadline: January 30th, 2015 (6:00PM EST) Description: 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. Papers will be judged on the […]

Call for Applications: CHRGJ Student Human Rights Scholars

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is accepting applications for its annual Student Human Rights Scholars Program.  The program was established to encourage and facilitate current NYU law students to conduct independent academic research, writing and publications related […]

Try out for the Jean-Pictet Competition on International Humanitarian Law and the Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Competitions

The Jean-Pictet Competition is hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross and is a unique opportunity to gain in-depth and hands-on knowledge of international humanitarian law (IHL).  The competition is a week-long training event on IHL, consisting in […]

$200K Entrepreneurs Challenge, Venture Competitions: You’re Invited

All students, researchers and faculty are invited to compete. Ideas Wanted. Not any old ideas. Ideas that challenge assumed boundaries & inspire a sense of what’s possible. $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge 3 Venture Competitions New Venture; Technology Venture; Social Venture Be […]

D. M. Harish Memorial Government Law College International Moot Court Competition

Source: http://www.mcaglc.org/dmh/default.htm Deadline: December 5th, 2014 for Memorials Description: It is our pleasure to announce the 16th edition of the D. M. Harish Memorial Government Law College International Moot Court Competition (DMH), hosted by the Government Law College, Mumbai, India, in association with the D. […]