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Writing Contests:

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Weeks of June 14 & June 21, 2010

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 Elizabeth E. Tempel (class of 2011) for winning first place in the 2009 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.

Sponsor/Title: Federal Circuit Bar Association/George Hutchinson Writing Competition.
Topic: Any topic that lies within the procedure, substance, or scope of the jurisdiction of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Prizes: First place, $3,000; second and third place cash prizes may also be awarded.
Deadline: June 30, 2010.
Web site: http://www.fedcirbar.org/scholarships

Sponsor/Title: Chicago-Kent Institute for Law and the Humanities Writing Contest.
Topic: Submissions should examine an issue from both a legal and humanities-based perspective, or integrate the two perspectives in an appropriate manner. Chicago-Kent J.D. and LL.M. students enrolled in the 2009-2010 academic year are eligible. Submissions must have been written in association with a course or an Independent Research project or Law Review note in either the Fall 2009 term or the Spring 2010 term. For more information, contact Prof. Sheldon Nahmod at snahmod@kentlaw.edu.
Prizes: First place, $500; second place, $250.
Deadline: The deadline has been extended to July 1, 2010.


Sponsor/Title: Illinois Association of Healtcare Attorneys/Law Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Submissions should address an issue of Illinois or federal health law; all submissions must address Illinois law in some manner.
Prizes: First place, $2,500; second place, $1,500; third place, $500.
Deadline: July 1, 2010.

Sponsor/Title: The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel/Tannenwald Writing Competition.
Topic: Any federal or state tax-related topic.
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place, $2,500; third place, $1,500.
Deadline: July 1, 2010.
Web site: http://www.tannenwald.org

Sponsor/Title: University of Alberta Faculty of Law/Holocaust Remembrance Essay Award.
Topic: Any topic, provided that the submission somehow address the relationship between law and the Holocaust.
Prizes: First place, $500 (Canadian).
Deadline: July 1, 2010.

Sponsor/Title: Education Law Association and the Journal of Law and Education/George Jay Joseph Education Law Writing Award.
Topic: One or more legal issues within any of the various contexts of education, including public and private K-12 school sand institutions of higher education, especially current and emerging issues in elementary and secondary public education.
Prizes: The winner will be recognized at the Education Law Association's annual conference, and the winning manuscript will be published in the Journal of Law and Education.
Deadline: July 15, 2010.
Web site: http://www.educationlaw.org


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