National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities
Topic: The scope of permissible topics for the articles is broad, i.e., any aspect of public or private international law and practice
Deadline: Friday, November 22, 2013
Topic: A cutting-edge legal/law and society issue related to the conference theme: Civil Rights as Human Rights: Still Struggling 50 Years after the 1964 Civil Rights Act
Deadline: Monday, December 2, 2013
Topic: Has it achieved its intended purpose?
Deadline: December 5, 2013
Topic: Students may submit articles on any topic related to construction law. The format of the articles should resemble the articles published in either of the Forum's two publications, "The Construction Lawyer (law journal format with guidelines in the Complete Rules link below) and Under Construction (newsletter format with articles of 1000-2000 words).
Deadline: December 31, 2013
2014 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration
Topic: 2014 Contest Question - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted into law in 2010 attempts to improve the access of Americans to improved quality health care, while controlling the nation's escalating health care expenditures. As the ACA gets further implemented in 2014, discuss opportunities and challenges this law presents for constructive, innovative collaboration between the legal and medical professions in contributing to the quest for a more affordable and accessible high quality health care system.
Deadline: January 2, 2014
Topic: For a complete list of rules and deadlines, please view the ELI Page on Facebook or visit www.entertainmentlawinitiative.com
Deadline: January 14, 2013
Topic: Judges will consider papers on any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits, or employment discrimination.
Deadline: January 21, 2014
Topic: Encourages outstanding student scholarship that promotes greater interest in, and understanding of, the law of capital markets.
Deadline: February 15, 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
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