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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.

 

Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law - Submission deadline is January 20, 2015.

2015 Human Rights Essay Award Competition on the topic Transitional Justice, International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law -Submission deadline is Februrary 1, 2015.

2015 Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law-Submission deadline is February 6, 2015.

2015 Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition- Submission deadline is February 13, 2015.

Animal Law Writing Contest- Submission deadline is February 15, 2015.

The Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Business & Securities Law announces the release of the Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition- Submission deadline is February 20, 2015.

2015 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest, sponsored by the Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability of the American Bar Association - Entries must be received either electronically or postmarked by February 20, 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.

Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition - Submission deadline is April 6, 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 announces its 2015 Legal Writing Contest - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.

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

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

Happy writing!