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Writing Competitions

Below is a list of student writing competitions. 

Title Topic Deadline
Google Search for 2014 Legal Writing Competitions Various
ABA Student Writing Competitions Various
2016-2017 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition ITT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Employment Law, Labor Law, Employee Benefits, or Employment Discrimination
2/28/2017
ABA 2017 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest Ethical Concerns under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct
3/03/2017
URJL&T 2017 Biennial Student Law & Technology Writing Competition with the Rick Klau Prize
Intersection of Law & Technology
3/31/2017
Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest Section of Family Law
Family Law
4/28/2017
NDLS Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition
Legal Ethics
4/28/2017
Law School Admission Council 2017 Diversity Writing Competition
Why Pipeline Programs Targeting Students from Underrepresented Racial & Ethnic Backgrounds are Essential to the Future of the Legal Profession
4/31/2017
The Supreme Court of Oklahoma & Sovereignty Symposium XXX Present Chief Justice John B. Doolin Writing Competition
Native American or other Indigenous peoples
5/01/2017
The Sovereignty Symposium XXX Present Hargrave Prize
Native American Law
5/01/2017
IADC 2017 Legal Writing Contest
Defense or Management of the Defense of Civil Litigation
5/19/2017
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers/ABA Annual Law Student Writing Competition 2016-2107 U.S Labor and Employment Law 6/15/2017
AIPLA 2017 Robert C. Watson Competition
Intellectual Property
6/30/2017
2017 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize  Excellence in Legal Skills, Civility, Ethics & Professionalism  7/01/2017
ABA Criminal Justice Section 2017 William W. Greenhalgh Student Writing Competition
4th Amendment & Technology
7/01/2017
The 2017 Tannenwald Writing Competition  Federal and State Tax  7/5/2017
The National Law Review 2016 Student Writing Competition
Current Issues, Various Topics
See website
AIPLA Jan Jancin Writing Competition
Intellectual Property
See website