National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities

Center for Alcohol Policy National Essay Contest

Topic:  You can write the winning response:  "As states contemplate the legalization of prohibited products, like marijuana, what are some lessons policymakers and regulators can learn from the movement to end alcohol Prohibition in the 1930s?

Deadline:  November 17, 2014

2015 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest

Topic:  Law students can write on a business law subject of general and current interest.

Deadline:  January 9, 2015

The Richmond Law Journal of Law and Technology 2014-2015 Student Law and Technology Writing Competition

Topic:  Write a topic at the intersection of law and technology and have a chance to be published.

Deadline:  January 11, 2015

Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Human Rights Essay Award 2015

Topic:  Transitional Justice, International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.  This annual competition seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work n international human rights law.  

Date:  February 1, 2015