Information Provided by Dean Sowle's Office
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of October 6, 2003
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.
Award Announcement. I'm pleased to announce that Earl
Johnston, a May graduate of Chicago-Kent, received fourth
place, with an award of $1,000, in a writing contest sponsored
by the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund (see below for details
about two contests currently being sponsored by this group).
His paper, submitted when he was a third-year student, was
entitled, "The 2001 United Nations Conference on the
Illicit Trade in Small Arms--Why the United States Should
be Commended for the Measures it Agreed to and for Not Agreeing
to Proposed Measures That Would Have Violated the Second Amendment
Right." Congratulations to Earl on his accomplishment.
Sponsor/Title: Stanford Technology Law Review,
Third Annual Paper Contest.
Topic: Any topic with a substantial relation
to technology law.
Prizes: First place, $2,500; second
place, $1,000; third place, $500.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked
or e-mailed by October 15, 2003.
Sponsor/Title: 2003-2004 Louis Jackson
National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor
Topic: Any topic relating to the law governing
the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee
benefits, or employment discrimination.
Prizes: First place, $3,000; second
place (two awards), $1,000. The top three entries will be
published in the Chicago-Kent Law Review.
Deadline: Entries must be received
on or before January 19, 2004.
Sponsor/Title: NRA Civil Right Defense Fund
Law Student Essay Contest.
Topic: The right of the individual to keep and
bear arms as a federally protect right.
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place,
$3,000; third place, $2,000; fourth place, $1,000.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked or
delivered on or before May 31, 2004.
Sponsor/Title: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Scholarship Contest for Third-Year Law Students.
Topic: The constitutional right to keep and
Prizes: First place, $12,500 toward tuition;
second place, $5,000; third place, $2,500.
Deadline: Submissions must be received
on or before June 1, 2004.