Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition

Deadline: 02/11/2013

Competition Website

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy is pleased to announce its sixth annual Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law. Judge Cudahy’s work in these areas combines a keen grasp of legal doctrine, deep insight into the institutional forces that determine how doctrine is implemented, and an appreciation of the public impact of doctrinal and institutional choices, including the consequences for fundamental values such as fairness, participation, and transparency. This competition seeks to encourage and reward these qualities in the scholarship of others.

Overview: The Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law is open to a wide array of participants. Practicing lawyers, policymakers, academics, and law students all are encouraged to take part. The judging committee will include federal judges and leading academics. A winner will be selected in both the lawyer and student categories. The author of the winning paper in each category will receive a cash prize of $1,500. The winning papers will receive special recognition at the ACS National Convention, on the ACS website, and potentially through other means agreed upon by the authors and ACS.

We encourage participants to view this topic broadly and welcome submissions on a variety of substantive areas.

The deadline for submissions is February 11, 2013.

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Background Information
Competition Details
2008 Competition Winners
2009 Competition Winners
2010 Competition Winners
2011 Competition Winners
2012 Competition Winners

ACS thanks Judge Cudahy’s clerks and staff for their generous support of the Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law.

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