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Consider Submitting to a Writing Competition

Lisa Peters  /  Tuesday, September 26, 2017  /  Categories: Just in Case  /  Rate this article:
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There are over 100 writing contests for law students. The Law Library maintains a list on the intranet.* The contests cover a wide range of topics from ediscovery, to disability, to gerrymandering. For example:

The Securities Law Writing Competition:

Eligibility: Writers must be enrolled in a U.S. law school for the fall 2017 semester. The papers must have a single author and may be either unpublished or published in 2016 or to be published in 2017 or 2018.

Topic:  Securities Law

Deadline: November 10, 2017

Prizes: 1st place $5,000, 2nd place $3,000, and 3rd place $2,000.

For more information see this page.

* The list of contests is in the Law School intranet. A link to the intranet is at the bottom of the Law School’s homepage. After you log in, click the “Student Home,” and finally click “Student Writing Competitions.”

NOTE: The new due date for an annual competitions is not usually updated right away and or even soon after the winner is announced.

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