Writing Contests:
Information provided by Dean Sowle's Office
2000-2001 Academic Year

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New listings added for the current week, if any, are indicated in italics.  Print copies of the rules and regulations governing the writing contests listed here are available from Denise Lang in Suite 320.

Sponsor/Title: The National Lesbian and Gay Law Association, Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Entries must address a cutting edge legal issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexaul, and/or transgendered community.
Prizes:  First place, $1,000 and publication of the essay.
Deadline:  Submissions must be received by June 15, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The ABA Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law.
Topic: Submissions should be on a current topic dealing with real property, probate, or trust law.
Prizes:  First place, $2,000; second place, $500; third place, $250.
Deadline:  Submissions must be received no later than June 15, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, 15th Annual Entertainment Law Writing Competition.
Topic: Articles may concentrate on any area of enterntainment law.
Prizes:  First place, $1,000 and publication of the article; second place, $500; third place, $250.
Deadline:  Submissions must be submitted to Dean Sowle no later than June 15, 2001. The law school will then select up to two articles to be forwarded to the Los Angeles County Bar Association no later than July 1, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The Internet Law Journal, LLGM Internet Law Writing Competition 2001, sponsored by LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae, LLP.
Topic: Submissions should provide legal analysis of a current issue relevant to the online business community.
Prizes:  First place, $300; second place, $200; third place, $100.
Deadline:  Submissions must be received no later than June 30, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and the American College of Tax Counsel, 1st Annual Tannenwald Writing Competition.
Topic: Submissions may address any topic in the field of taxation.
Prizes:  First place, $3,000; second place, $2,000; third place, $1,000.
Deadline:  The deadline for submissions has been extended to June 30, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition (for third-year law students or, with permission, second-year students). Each school will be responsible for selecting the winning papers. Any Chicago-Kent student interested in submitting a paper should contact Dean Sowle.
Topic: Submissions may be on any aspect of copyright law.
Prizes:  First place, $600; second place, $250 (at each participating law school).
Deadline:  Winning papers must be certified to ASCAP no later than June 30, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The American Judges Association, 13th annual Law Student Essay Competition.
Prizes:  First place, $3,000; second place, $1,250; third place, $1,000.
Deadline:  Submissions must be postmarked no later than June 30, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum and the California Bankruptcy Journal, Joseph Bernfeld Essay Competition.
Topic: Submissions should focus on an issue of bankruptcy, insolvency law, or related matters, such as debtor-creditor relations, receiverships, assignments for the benefit of creditors, or out-of-court workouts.
Prizes:  First place, $2,500; second place, $1,500; third place, $1,000.
Deadline:  Submissions must be postmarked by July 1, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The University of Leicester's Faculty of Law, Victoria Fisher Memorial Prize 2001.
Topic: Submissions should address some aspect of the relationship between women and the law.
Prizes:  First place, 250 pounds.
Deadline:  The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The journal Animal Law, 4th annual Writing Competition.
Topic: Animal law.
Prizes:  First place, $500.
Deadline:  The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2001.

Sponsor/Title: The Stanford Technology Law Review, 1st Annual STLR Paper Contest.
Topic: The topic may be anything with a substantial relation to technology law.
Prizes:  First place, $2,500; second place, $1,000; third place, $500.
Deadline:  Submissions must be postmarked or e-mailed by August 15, 2001.

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