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of October 22, 2007|
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
to John New (class of 2007) for winning the William J. Pierce Writing
Contest, sponsored by the National Council of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
to Frank Hill (class of 2007) for winning the Chicago-Kent Institute for Law
and the Humanities annual paper prize.
*Congratulations to David Simon
(class of 2008) for placing as first runner-up in the Pacific Legal Foundation's
annual writing competition.
American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Writing Competition.
Any topic in the area of consumer financial services law.
First place, $1,000.
Deadline: December 1, 2007.
Grammy Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Legal Writing Contest.
A compelling issue facing the music industry.
Prizes: First place,
$5,000 and publication of paper; second place (four awards given), $1,500 and
publication of papers.
Deadline: December 20, 2007.
2007-2008 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment
and Labor Law
(co-sponsored by the Institute for Law and the Workplace and
the Jackson Lewis Firm).Topic:
Papers may address any topic
relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law,
employee benefits, or employment discrimination. Only the first two submissions
per law school will be accepted as entries for consideration. Submissions must
be the law student author's own work and must not be submitted for publication
elsewhere. Authors must have completed or be currently taking course work in employment
or labor law, and must be enrolled in an accredited law school during the Fall
2007 semester. There are formatting guidelines that must be followed. For questions,
contact Professor Martin H. Malin by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Prizes:
One top honors award of $3,000 and two $1,000 awards will be presented to the
top three entries. In addition to the cash awards, the top three entries will
be published on the Institute for Law and the Workplace website. (Diskette versions
of winning papers will be required).Deadline:
due no later than Tuesday, January 22, 2008
American Indian Law Review Writing Competition.
Any issue concerning American Indian law.
Prizes: First place,
$1,000 and publication of paper; second place, $500; third place, $250.
January 31, 2008.
Public Justice Foundation/Roscoe Hogan Environmental Essay Contest.
Global warming: how litigation can make a difference.
First place, $5,000.
Deadline: Intent-to-enter form due January
31, 2008. Submissions due March 31, 2008.
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Writing Competition.
Any aspect of public or private labor or employment law.
First place, $1,500; second place, $1,000; third place, $500.
May 15, 2008.
Web site: http://www.law.ou.edu/lawrevs/ail