Other Writing Competitions (arranged by deadline for entry; only the top prize is listed)
May 20, 2016 - International Association of Defense Counsel - (topics related to civil litigation); $2,000, a plaque, and consideration for publication in the Defense Counsel Journal.
May 20, 2016 - Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition - (an in-depth analysis of a current issue relevant to customs and international trade law); $1,000.
May 30, 2016 - Intellectual Property Section of the Wisconsin State Bar Writing Competition - (any intellectual property topic); $3,000.
May 30, 2016 - AAJ Class Action Litigation Group National Law Student Writing Competition - (any topic related to class action jurisprudence); $2,000 and publication.
June 10, 2016 - H. Thomas Austern Memorial Writing Competition - (paper on a current legal issue concerning food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices or tobacco; see topic examples on website); $5,000.
June 15, 2016 - ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Writing Competition - (public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar); $3,000, publication, and travel to a conference.
June 27, 2016 - LCCHP Student Writing Competition - (20+ pages on any aspect of cultural heritage law, but not IP); $1,000.
July 1, 2016 - Tannenwald Tax Law Writing Competition - (any federal or state tax-related topic); $5,000.
July 1, 2016 - American Inns of Court, Warren E. Burger Prize - (issues of civility, ethics, and professionalism); $5,000 and publication in the South Carolina Law Review.
July 1, 2016 - J. Ruben Clark Law Society Religious Liberty Student Writing Competition - (domestic or international religious liberty, broadly or narrowly construed); $4,000.
July 31, 2016 - UIA International Jacques Leroy Prize - (solutions that companies are offering regarding the impact of climate change on human rights); 1,000 euros and free registration, travel, and accommodations for the 2016 UIA Budapest - Hungary Congress on Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2016.
August 1, 2016 - National Moot Court Problem Writing Competition - (federal-law moot court problem and record for law school competitions); $2,000.
August 19, 2016 - Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation - Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing - (any legal subject); $10,000.
September 16, 2016 - James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Competition - (any aspect of securities law or securities arbitration); $1,000.