Competitions with Cash Awards

Campus Speech, Protest, and Conflict Resolution

Eligibility The law, graduate, and professional writing competition is open to all persons enrolled as of September 1, 2017, in a program of higher education leading to a post-baccalaureate degree (M.S., M.A. Ph.D., J.D., LL.M., LL.B, S.J.D. or the equivalent). … Continue reading

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University of Pennsylvania Law Review Public Interest Essay Competition

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to announce its first annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition is a national writing competition for student-authored articles on topics focused on social justice and the public interest. The University of … Continue reading

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The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Scholarship

We’re proud to offer an annual writing competition in honor of Paul Faherty, former director of the Center. Award: $3,000 (grand prize); $1,000 (two honorable mentions) Deadline: April 13 Eligibility All JD and LLM candidates currently attending an ABA-accredited law school in … Continue reading

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ABA: Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources – Energy Law Writing Competition

American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 2018 Law Student Writing Competition: Energy Law (“Competition”) Official Rules (“Rules”) DESCRIPTION: This Competition is sponsored by the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (“Section”) of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), … Continue reading

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ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources – Endangered Species Writing Competition

The Endangered Species Committee is please to announce the 2015 Law Student Writing Competition–Endangered Species. Submission Deadline: April 13, 2015 Theme: Paper should demonstrate original thought on a question of legal and/or policy significance on any issue related to species … Continue reading

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ABA: Section of Environment, Land, and Resources – Public Land and Resources Writing Competition

American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 2018 Law Student Writing Competition: Public Land and Resources (“Competition”) Official Rules DESCRIPTION This Competition is sponsored by the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (“Section”) of the American Bar Association … Continue reading

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National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Annual Law Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees has established an annual student writing competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning consumer bankruptcy and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows. TOPIC Entrants … Continue reading

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ABA: Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

Eligibility: Open to all law students who are at the time of entry, (a) enrolled in a law school that is at the time of entry, ABA Accredited, (b) members of the ABA and the Forum, (c) at least 21 … Continue reading

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Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest For Law Students and Young Lawyers

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! Contest Deadline … Continue reading

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Student Law and Technology Writing Competition

The Richmond Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2014-2015 Student Law and Technology Writing Competition.  From now until midnight EST on Sunday, January 11th, 2015, all law students across the country will be eligible to compete … Continue reading

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