Competitions with Event or Conference Attendance Awards

International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights

The UIA organises the 9th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Modern Day Slavery The UIA encourages lawyers of less than 35 years of age to participate in this prize rewarding a research about the theme of Business and Human Rights. This year, the Jacques … Continue reading

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Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts (PMC)

Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts (PMC) is inaugurating a writing competition for 2L, 3L and 4L students on a topic central to the organization’s mission: “How to Modernize Pennsylvania’s Courts.” The competition is open students from each school in the Greater … Continue reading

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Law & Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Competition

The editors of Law & Social Inquiry are pleased to announce our annual competition for the best journal-length paper in the field of law and social science written by a graduate or law student. Law & Social Inquiry publishes empirical and theoretical studies of … Continue reading

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Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition

The Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation sponsors an annual writing competition and invites law students to participate. The Section on Taxation has named this annual competition—the Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition—in honor of former IRS Commissioner Don … 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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The Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

The Legal History and Rare Books Section (LHRB) of the American Association of Law Libraries, in cooperation with Gale Cengage Learning, announces the annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of Morris L. Cohen, … Continue reading

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Human Rights Essay Award: Gender Violence and International Human Rights Law

Rules and Regulations The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law is proud to request the submission of papers for the Human Rights Essay Award. Recipients will be chosen according to the following … Continue reading

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American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition

Submit a paper for The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2018, Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics. We are offering the following prizes for each competition. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2018 and students will be notified … Continue reading

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