Information Provided by Dean Sowle's Office
Administration and Student Affairs home page
of February 13, 2006
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: National Academy
of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Student Journal Writing Competition.
Topic: Any topic related to one or more
of the following three issues in an elder law practice: (1)
diversity in senior housing; (2) diversity in access to health
care; and (3) diversity in capacity and guardianship.
Prizes: First place, $1,500; second
place, $1,000; third place, $500. The top eight articles will
be published in the NAELA Student Journal.
Deadline: February 27, 2006.
Sponsor/Title: Berkeley Technology
Law Journal Writing Competition.
Topic: Topics at the intersection of
law and technology, including but not limited to: intellectual
property, antitrust, First Amendment, entertainment and new
media, telecommunications, biotechnology, Internet, and cybercrime.
Prizes: First place, $2,000 and
publication of article; second place, $750; third place, $500.
Deadline: February 28, 2006.
Sponsor/Title: National Association
of Women Lawyers Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Any issue concerning women's rights
or the status of women in the law.
Prizes: First place, $500 and publication
Deadline: March 1, 2006.
Sponsor/Title: American Immigration
Law Foundation Edward L. Dubroff Memorial Legal Writing Contest.
Topic: Any aspect of American immigration
and nationality law.
Prizes: First place, $1,000.
Deadline: March 13, 2006.
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: May 31, 2006.
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: June 1, 2006.