National Native American Law Students Association Writing Competition.
The competition has traditionally been geared toward actively encouraging the development of writing skills of National NALSA members; and enhancing substantive knowledge in the fields of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law, and traditional forms of governance. This year’s writing competition aims to recognize excellence in legal research and writing related to Indian Law as it pertains to natural resources issues. Examples of acceptable topics may include: water law and water rights adjudication, mining and extractive industries, natural resource statutory codes, environmental conservation, Federal environmental policy, and tribal natural resource management.
Current NNALSA members who are matriculated law students at any point in their law school career may enter the competition. Existing work is welcome.
Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, Monday, March 5th, 2018
- First Prize: $1,500 and Publication in the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy
- Second Prize: $1,000
- Third Prize: $500
The awardees will be recognized during the National NALSA annual meeting at the 43rd Annual Federal Bar Association Indian Law Conference on April 5–6, 2018 at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
All submissions must be electronically submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please remove any identifying information, such as name and law school, from your submission.
All participants must be current NNALSA members. To become a NNALSA member, please visit: www.nationalnalsa.org/join-nnalsa.