National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities
Topic: Encourages outstanding student scholarship that promotes greater interest in, and understanding of, the law of capital markets.
Deadline: February 15, 2014
Topic: The theme is "International Humanitarian Law and Emerging Technologies." Papers should focus on the ways in which IHL intersects with emerging technologies such as nanotechnologies, drones, autonomous systems, cyber warefare technologies, etc. Papers without a direct focus on this theme will not be reviewed.
Deadline: February 16, 2014
Topic: The subject matter of the paper may be on any area of the law relating to Native Americans or other indigenous peoples.
Deadline: March 31, 2014
Topic: Invitation for papers on any issue concerning Native American Law
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Topic: Entrants should sumbit a paper on an issue concerning women's rights or the status of women in the law.
Deadline: May 1, 2014
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition 2012-2013
Topic: Entries may address any aspect of public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar. Students are encouraged to discuss a public policy issue, practical implications of a leading case or doctrine, a statute or hte need for statutory modification, or a common law doctrine. Articles may address U.S. law, international law of relevance to U.S. labor and employment attorneys, or how a legal topic is treated in states across the country, but papers limited to the law of a single state will not be considered. Papers must be analytical in nature, not merely a summary of the law. Students must present and discuss competing points of view with respect to the issue presented and must distinguish their conclusions from opposing positions with sound logic and reference to multiple sources.
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Topic: Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and dedication to Native American law issues and the need for a scholarship in a simple letter of application. There is no formal application form.
Deadline: May 31, 2014
The 2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition
Topic: Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the Competition Rules (viewable at www.tannenwald.org).
Deadline: July 1, 2014