​Writing Competitions

APA-PLD Student Writing Competition 2020

  • More information on the competition flyer
  • Subject: A paper on a question of significance in planning, planning law, land use law, local government law or environmental law.
  • Deadline for entry is October 31, 2020.
    • First Place: $2,000
    • Second Place: $400
    • Honorable Mention: $100

Albert S. Pergam International Law Writing Competition

The Center for Legal & Court Technology (CLCT) Annual Artificial Intelligence Writing Competition

  • More information on the CLCT website
  • Subject: A paper which must present an interesting issue posed by these technologies, explain why it likely will arise and to what degree, and analyze whether it can be resolved by the application of existing law.
  • Deadline for entry is December 20, 2020
    • First Place: $2,500
    • Second Place: $1,500
    • Third Place: $1,000

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 American Kennel Club Companion Animal Law Writing Contest

National Law Review 2020-2021 Monthly Law Student Writing Competition