​Writing Competitions

The 2019 Law Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law 

  • More information on the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation website
  • Subject: Any aspect of cultural hertiage law relating to art, terrestrial and submerged cultural property, historic preservation, indigenous peoples, and intangible cultural heritage, but not intellectual property or family law issues, except as they relate to material cultural heritage.
  • Deadline for entry is June 30, 2019.
    • First Place: $500

The California Supreme Court Historical Society 2019 Selma Moidel Smith Student Writing Competition

Lodlois 2019 Scholarship

  • More information on the Lodlois website
  • Subject: A 700+ word essay on the topic of "Online Product Reviews: Why Both Consumers and Businesses Need Them."
  • Deadline for entry is June 30, 2019.
    • First Place: $1,000
    • Second Place: $250

2019 Robert C. Watson Writing Competition

  • More information on the AIPLA website
  • Subject: Any intellectual property law-related topic.
  • Deadline for entry is July 1, 2019.
    • First Place: Expense reimbursement to attend the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (October 24-26)

The 2019 Warren E. Burger Prize

  • More information on the AIPLA website
  • Subject: Any topic addressing the issues of excellence in legal skills, civility, ethics, and professionalism.
  • Deadline for entry is July 1, 2019.
    • First Place: $5,000 and publication in South Carolina Law Review

2019 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

  • More information on the Kent Law website
  • Subject: Any topic exploring the tension between civil liberties and national security in contemporary American society.
  • Deadline for entry is July 1, 2019.
    • First Place: $10,000

2019 Matsui Writing Competition

The 2019 Tannenwald Writing Competition

National Law Review 2018-2019 Monthly Law Student Writing Competition