American Bar Association
Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
2018 Law Student Writing Competition: Public Land and Resources (“Competition”)
This Competition is sponsored by the Section of Environment, Energy, and
Resources (“Section”) of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), 321 N. Clark Street,
Chicago, IL 60654 (the “Sponsor”). The goal of the Competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. It is also intended to attract students to the practice of public land and resources law, raise awareness of and foster dialogue regarding public land and resources issues, and encourage scholarship in this field. Each entrant must follow the rules of the Competition detailed herein.
The Competition is open to any law student who, at the time of entry, (1) is
enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school during the academic year of the Competition, (2) is a legal resident of the United States, and (3) is at least 18 years old. Directors, officers and employees of the ABA and their immediate family or household members are not eligible.
Entries for the Competition should demonstrate original thought on a question of
legal and/or policy significance relating to the topic of public land and resources law. The
decision of whether a particular essay qualifies as to subject matter is entirely within the
discretion of the Section.
Read full Competition Rules.