Writing Competitions

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law: 2016-17 Law Student Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any paper relevant to U.S. labor and employment law.
  • Deadline for entry is June 15, 2017. 
    • First Place: $3,000
    • Second Place: $1,000
    • Third Place: $500

The California Supreme Court Historical Society: 2017 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any paper on any aspect of California legal history. 
  • Deadline for entry is June 30, 2017. 
    • First Place: $2,500
    • Second Place $500
    • Third Place: $250

Federal Circuit Bar Association 2017 George Hutchinson Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any topic that lies within the procedure, substance, or scope of the jurisdiction to the Court.
  • Deadline for entry is July 1, 2017.
    • Grand Prize: $3,000

Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund 2017 Robert T. Matsui Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any original article addressing a legal topic of importance to the Asian Pacific American community.
  • Deadline for entry is July 1, 2017.
    • Grand Prize: $1,500

US-Mexico Bar Association Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Any original article on "Enhancing North American Trade."
  • Deadline for entry is August 7, 2017.
    • First Place: $3,000
    • Second Place: $2,000
    • Third Place: $1,000

National Law Review 2017 Monthly Law Student Writing Competition

  • Details
  • Subject: Please see competition details for list of suggested topics.
  • Deadline for entry is the last day of each month.

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