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Student Writing Competitions

Write to Win!

Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills...and perhaps even win a cash prize! If you have any questions about the contests below, please contact Katie Rolfes at krolfes@ubalt.edu.

Call for Papers for Upcoming Issue of American University's Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law - Submission deadline is March 6, 2015.

2014-2015 Louis Tertocha Fashion Law Writing Competition - Submission deadline is March 23, 2015.

2015 ABA E. Smythe Gambrell Awards Competition - Submission deadline is March 31, 2015.

Win a Full Scholarship to Attend the Sovereignty Symposium XXVII-Ed Edmonson Scholarship Contest-Submission deadline is March 31, 2015.

Win a Full Scholarship to Attend the Sovereignty Symposium XXVIII-Susan J. Ferrell Scholarhip Contest-Submission deadline is April 1, 2015.

Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition - Submission deadline is April 6, 2015.

DISH "Best in Class" EDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition -  Submission deadline is April 13, 2015.

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma and the Sovereignty Symposium XXVII are sponsoring the Chief Justice John B. Doolin Writing Competition -  Submission deadline is April 15, 2015.

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition -  Submission deadline is April 24, 2015.

2015 Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest Section of Familiy Law Entry form submission deadline is April 17, 2015.   Essays are due May 1, 2015.

The Sovereignty Symposium XXVII invite scholarly writings on Native American Law - Submission deadline is May 1, 2015.

2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition - Submission deadline is May 1, 2015.

College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2014-2015 - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.

The International Association of Defense Counsel's 2015 Legal Writing Contest - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.

Warren E. Burger Prize Writing Competition sponsored by the American Inns of Court -  Submission postmarked no later than July 1, 2015.

2015 Tannenwald Writing Competition - Submission deadline is July 1, 2015.

The Expert Institute's Legal Blog Writing Competition - Submission deadline is December 31, 2015.

The ABA Student Law Division also maintains a list of writing and essay contests on its website.

Happy writing!