​Writing Competitions

American Indian Law Review (AILR) National Writing Competition

  • More information on the AILR website
  • Subject: Papers will be accepted on any legal issue specifically concerning American Indians or other indigenous peoples.
  • Deadline for entry is February 26, 2021.
    • First Place: $1,000
    • Second Place: $500
    • Third Place: $250

The 2021 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest

The American Kennel Club Companion Animal Law Writing Contest

The California Supreme Court Historical Society (CSCHS) 2021 Selma Moidel Smith Student Writing Competition in California Legal History

  • More information on the CSCHS website
  • Subject: An original, unpublished scholarly writing on any aspect of legal history that deals significantly with California.
  • Deadline for entry is June 30, 2021.
    • First Place: $2,500
    • Second Place: $500
    • Third Place: $250

National Law Review 2020-2021 Monthly Law Student Writing Competition