Category Archives: WRITING AND ADVOCACY COMPETITIONS

ACCFSL 2015 WRITING COMPETITION

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers is pleased to announce awards to be presented for (a) the best book (b) the best publishable article, book chapter, or substantial book review (c) the best student note or comment on…

Sept. 15: The National Academy of Social Insurance – Law Student Writing Award

The Academy’s Law Student Writing Award, sponsored by the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, is designed to recognize and promote outstanding research and analysis by law students addressing the impact of the law on social insurance policy questions, especially those…

Call for Applicants: International Price Media Law Moot Court Programme 2014-15

The Price Media Law Moot Court Programme is an international moot court competition convened by Oxford University.  The competition concerns topical issues in freedom of expression and international law and attracts teams from across the globe. The Americas round will…

Try Out for the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot

NYU is currently recruiting talented students for the Seventh Annual Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot (FDI Moot), which will be held this year in Malibu, California in late October 2014. The FDI Moot is supported by several international organizations…

Smith Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Description: This is a writing competition for students interested in legal ethics. The competition is open to all law students at U.S. and Canadian law schools. Entries should concern any issue within the general category of legal ethics. Each submission…

1L Writing Competition Information Sessions

Section 1 Tuesday, April 15, 2014  |  4:00PM – 5:30 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Room 214 Sections 2 & 3 Wednesday, April 16, 2014  |  4:00PM – 5:30 PM Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210 Sections 4 & 5 Thursday, April 17, 2014…

2014 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration & Law Competition

Description: This is a writing competition for students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law sponsored by the PIABA Foundation. The competition is open to all students who attend a law school in the U.S. The submission may adress any…

50th IABA Law Student Best Paper Award

Description: At each of its annual international conferences, the Inter-American Bar Association awards prizes to three law students from the Americas for presenting the best papers on legal topics. The next conference will be in San Juan, Puerto Rico from…

21st Annual Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Description:  The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the 21st Annual Brown Award. The award is in recognition of excellence in legal writing in American Law schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law…

National Association of Women Lawyers® 2014 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)® is a national voluntary legal professional organizationwhose mission is the advancement of women in the legal profession and women’s rights. Since 1899, NAWL has served as an educational forum and active voice for the…

Trandafir International Business Writing Competition

Topic: Any topic of contemporary international busi- ness or economic concern with a legal nexus. Award: Publication and CASH PRIZE of $2,000 Publication: The winning essay will be published in Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, a Journal of the University…

2013-14 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Contest

Description: The Environmental Law Institute and the National Association of Environmental Law Societies invite law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. The writing competition is made possible through the generous support of Beveridge & Diamond,…

2014 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

Description: The National Association of Women Lawyers has established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. Entrants should submit a paper on an…

IADC 2014 Legal Writing Contest

Description: The IADC Legal Writing Contest is open to students in accredited law schools in the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 1920, the International Association of Defense Counsel is an association of lawyers, barristers, solicitors, corporate counsel, and insurance executives…

Queens County Bar Association Scholarship

Description: The Queens County Bar Association awards a monetary scholarship to a deserving law student each Spring. The scholarship is awarded based on financial need, a commitment to community service and academic achievement.  Law students that are eligible to apply must be…

2014 Bert W. Levit Essay Contest

Description: The Bert W. Levit Essay Contest is conducted by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability and the San Francisco law firm of Long & Levit LLP. The 2014 contest is administered and judged by a…

10th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition

Description: The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel has announced the 10th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition. Any J.D. and graduate law student is eligible to enter. The submissions should deal with employee benefits topics, such as legal issues involving…

IT-Lex Technology Law Writing Competition

Description: IT-Lex is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to educational, literary, and scientific advancement in the field of technology law. Their 2014 Technology Law Writing Competition is being sponsored by Foley & Lardner LLP. All law students in good standing at…

2014 Robert C. Watson IP Writing Competition

Description: The American Intellectual Property Law Association is pleased to announce the Robert C. Watson Writing Contest. Full-time law students are encouraged to submit an article on an IP topic. Judges will consider the merit of the article as a…

2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Description: Named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal scholarship of the highest quality, the Tannenwald Writing Competition is open to all full or part-time law school students, undergraduate or…

NYSBA IP Section Law Student Writing Competition

The Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to announce its Fifteenth Annual Law Student Writing Competition.  Please find the contest announcement and rules for submission at www.nysba.org/IPWritingCompetition. Cash awards, sponsored by prominent New…

Copenhagen Competition 2014

The Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen is pleased to announce another edition of the Copenhagen Competition. The Copenhagen Competition is an international negotiation competition in which students from all over the world simulate real multilateral negotiations. Previously,…

16th Annual Epstein Becker Green Health Law Writing Competition

Description: Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., a national firm engaged in the practice of health care and life sciences law, is pleased to announce its 16th Annual Health Law Writing Competition. It is designed to encourage the preparation of scholarly papers…

Global Markets Law Journal Writing Competition

Description: The Center for International Law at The John Marshall School in Chicago sponsors the Global Markets Law Journal Writing Competition to encourage outstanding student scholarship that promotes greater interest in, and understanding of, the law of capital markets. Requirements:…

Cash Awards for Scholarly Writings

Description: The Sovereignty Symposium XXVII will be held at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City, OK, June 4-5, 2014. We invite you to submit a paper. The symposium is the foremost legal gathering on Native American law in the…

Chief Justice John B. Doolin Writing Competition

Description: The Supreme Court of Oklahoma and the Sovereignty Symposium, Inc. are sponsoring a writing competition open to all students enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States, its territories or Canada. Prizes: First place: $750, Second place:…

International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition

Description: The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law and the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society seek submissions of papers for the Fourth Annual International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition. This…

American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition

Description: Every year, the American College of Legal Medicine 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.…

American College of Legal Medicine Postdoctoral Student Writing Competition

Description: The American College of Legal Medicine will present an award for the outstanding original postdoctoral paper on legal medicine. All post-doctoral attorneys or health professionals enrolled in full-time studies are encouraged to compete. Deadline: January 6, 2014, by 5pm…

Annual Law Student Writing Competition- Labor & Employment Law

Description: The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is co-sponsoring the 2013-14 Annual Law Student Writing competition with the ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law. Entries may address any aspect of public or private sector labor and/or employment law…