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Writing Contests:

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Week of August 22, 2005

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: Stanford Technology Law Review Paper Contest.
Topic: Issues at the intersection of law and technology.
Prizes:  First place, $1,000; second place, $500; third place, $250.
Deadline:  The deadline for submissions is October 17, 2005.
Website
: http://stlr.stanford.edu

Sponsor/Title: Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law, and Justice Writing Award.
Topic: Submissions should address the lives and struggles of underrepresented women. In particular, submissions are sought that examine the intersection of gender with one or more other axes of subordination including, but not limited to, race, class, sexual orientation, and disability.
Prizes:  First place, $250 and publication of article.
Deadline:  Submissions must be received by November 1, 2005.

Sponsor/Title: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Law Student Essay Contest.
Topic: 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:  Entries must be postmarked or delivered on or before May 31, 2006.
Website
: http://www.nradefensefund.org

Sponsor/Title: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Scholarship Contest for Law Students.
Topic: Scholarships will be awarded to law students who submit articles on the constitutional right to keep and bear arms of quality suitable for publication in a law review journal. Open to third-year law students (as of Fall 2005).
Prizes:  First place, $12,500 toward tuition; second place, $5,000; third place, $2,500.
Deadline:  Entries must be received on or before June 1, 2006.
Website
: http://www.nradefensefund.org


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