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Writing Contests:

Information Provided by Dean Sowle's Office

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Week of February 11, 2008

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.

*Congratulations 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.
*Congratulations 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.

Sponsor/Title: American Bar Association Section of Science and Technology Law/Law Student Writing Contest.
Topic: Privacy law and the Internet.
Prizes: First place, trip to ABA Annual Meeting, possible publication in The SciTech Lawyer.
Deadline: March 1, 2008.
Web site: http://www.abanet.org/scitech/studentwriting.html

Sponsor/Title: Houston Journal of International Law/James Baker Hughes Prize.
Topic: International economic law.
Prizes: First place, $500 and publication of paper.
Deadline: March 7, 2008.
Web site: http://www.hjil.org

Sponsor/Title: Notre Dame Law School/Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition.
Topic: Any issue within the general category of legal ethics.
Prizes: First place, $1,000.
Deadline: April 25, 2008.

Sponsor/Title: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel/Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Submissions should address one or more legal issues in the area of trusts and estates and related taxation.
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place, $3,000; third place, $1,000.
Deadline: May 1, 2008.
Web site: http://www.actec.org

Sponsor/Title: The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Writing Competition.
Topic: Any aspect of public or private labor or employment law.
Prizes: First place, $1,500; second place, $1,000; third place, $500.
Deadline: May 15, 2008.
Web site: http://www.law.ou.edu/lawrevs/ail

Sponsor/Title: American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)/ Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition.
Topic: Any aspect of copyright law.
Prizes: First place $600, second place $250 at each participating law school. National prizes may be given in the discretion of the sponsors in the amount of $3,000 (first prize), $2,000 (second prize), and $1,000 (third prize).
Deadline: June 30, 2008.
Other Information: Two winning papers will be chosen, and awards given, at each participating law school. Open to third-year (or, with permission, second-year) law students. Each school will be responsible for choosing the winning papers. Any Chicago-Kent student interested in submitting a paper should contact Dean Sowle well in advance of the June 30 deadline.
Website: http://www.ascap.com


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