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Writing Competitions

Jameson Crane Disability & the Law Writing Comp.
Date Added: 09/16/2014
Thomas Jefferson School of Law is pleased to announce the inaugural Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition to encourage outstanding student scholarship at the intersection of law and medicine or law and the social sciences. The winner of the competition will receive a $1,500 cash prize and consideration for publication in the Thomas Jefferson Law Review. Two second place winners will each receive a $1,000 cash prize. All submissions must be submitted electronically to The deadline for submission is January 15, 2015. For further details visit

Expert Witness in Litigation Writing Competition
Date Added: 09/16/2014
To participate, students are to submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation on an online submission portal The deadline if December 31, 2014.

American Indian Law Review Writing Competition
Date Added: 10/09/2014
The American Indian Law Review is pleased to announce its annual writing competition on any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples. The first place winner receives $1,000 and publication in the American Indian Law Review. The second place winner receives $500, and third place receives $250. All electronic entries must be received no later than January 30, 2015. For more information visit

Public Lands and Resources Law Review
Date Added: 09/24/2014
The Public Land and Resources Law Review, published by the University of Montana School of Law is accepting submissions for potential publication in the spring issue. The deadline for submissions for the spring issue is December 15, 2014. For more information or to submit an article, please contact Katelyn Hepburn, Publication Editor, at

Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition
Date Added: 10/09/2014
The GRAMMY Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries announces their 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative writing competition and scholarship program intended to provide law students with opportunities in the field of entertainment law. The grand prize winner receives a $5,000 scholarship and the four runners-up each receive $1,500 scholarships. The winners will attend GRAMMY week events. Paper submission deadline is January 6, 2015.

Louis Jackson Employment & Labor Law Writing Comp.
Date Added: 10/21/2014
The Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law is co-sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Institute for Law and the Workplace. One top honors award of $3,000 and two $1,000 awards will be presented to the top three entries and publication on the Institute for Law and the Workplace website. The deadline for submission is January 20, 2015. Questions may be directed to Profesor Matin Malin by email to