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Writing Contests:

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Week of September 14, 2009

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 Christoper Jacob (class of 2009) for winning third place in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers National Law Student Writing Competition.
*Congratulations to Gwynne Kizer (class of 2010) for winning first place in the 2008 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.

Sponsor/Title: University of Leicester/Victoria Fisher Memorial Prize.
Topic: Women and the law.
Prizes: First place, 250 English pounds.
Deadline: September 30, 2009.

Sponsor/Title: Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia and The Washington College of Law Essay Competition.
Topic: Issues involving the intersection between immigraiton and violence against women.
Prizes: First place, $1,000 and possible publication of paper.
Deadline: October 1, 2009.

Sponsor/Title: International Ombudsman Association Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Legal and policy issues a legislature should consider in evaluating whether to enact a confidentiality privilege for communications between organizational ombudsmen and those using their services.
Prizes: First place, $2,500 and possible publication of the essay.
Deadline: November 15, 2009.


Sponsor/Title: Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest.
Topic: State regulation of alcohol is important because....
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place, $2,500; third place, $1,000.
Deadline: November 18, 2009.
Web site: http://www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org


Sponsor/Title: The American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Legal Medicine/Letourneau Award.
Topic: Any aspect of legal medicine, including medical licensure and regulation of the profession, business aspects of medical practice, liability of physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations, and pharmaceutical manufacturers, public health law, the physician-patient relationship, care of spcial patients, food and drug law, medical research, forensic science and the history of legal medicine.
Prizes: First place, $1,000.
Deadline: January 11, 2010.
Web site: http://www.aclm.org
Sponsor/Title: The American College of Legal Medicine Bioethics Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Any aspect of bioethics, that is, any ethical issues arising specifically within the health care arena in the 21st century.
Prizes: First place, $1,000.
Deadline: January 11, 2010.
Web site: http://www.aclm.org


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