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Writing Contests:

Information Provided by Dean Sowle's Office

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Week of September 30, 2002

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: Young Lawyers Committee of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Honorable Scribe's Writing Contest.
Topic: Submissions should focus on a topic within any of the following areas: evidence, civil rights, municipal liability law, nursing home litigation, or construction negligence.
Prizes:  First place, $1,000.
Deadline:  The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2002.
Sponsor/Title: AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association) Quarterly Journal.
Topic: To be announced.
Prizes:  The competition is used to select student members of the AIPLA Quarterly Journal; no monetary prizes are awarded.
Deadline:  Students wishing to compete must submit a Request to Compete form no later than Friday, March 14, 2003. Competition packets will then be mailed on Friday, March 21, and must be returned no later than the following Monday.


Sponsor/Title: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund 2002-2003 Law Student Essay Contest.
Topic: The subject of the contest is "the right of the individual to keep and bear arms as a federally protected right."
Prizes:  First place, $5,000; second place, $3,000; third place, $2,000; fourth place, $1,000.
Deadline:  Submissions must be postmarked or delivered on or before April 30, 2003.

Sponsor/Title: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Scholarship Contest for Third-Year Law Students.
Topic: The constitutional right to keep and bear arms.
Prizes:  First place, $12,500 toward tuition; second place, $5,000; third place, $2,500.
Deadline:  Submissions must be received on or before July 1, 2003.

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