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Writing Contests:

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Week of October 4, 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 Elizabeth E. Tempel (class of 2011) for winning first place in the 2009 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.

Sponsor/Title: National Law Review Labor and Employment Law Writing Competition.
Topic: Some aspect of labor and employment law.
Prizes: No monetary prizes.
Deadline: October 25, 2010.
Web site: http://www.natlawreview.com/NLR-law-student-writing-competition


Sponsor/Title: College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers Writing Competition.
Topic: Any aspect of workers' compensation law.
Prizes: First place, $1,500; second place, $1,000; third place, $500.
Deadline: November 1, 2010.

Sponsor/Title: Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni/Securities Law Writing Competition.
Topic: Any subject in the field of securities law.
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place, $3,000;third place, $2,000.
Deadline: November 15, 2010.
Web site: http://www.secalumni.org

Sponsor/Title: American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Writing Contest.
Topic: Some aspect of consumer financial services law.
Prizes: First place, $1,000.
Deadline: November 15, 2010.
Web site: http://www.accfsl.org


Sponsor/Title: Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest.
Topic: Describe how state-based regulation of alcoholic beverages promotes public health and safety.
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place, $2,500; third place, $1,000.
Deadline: November 22, 2010.
Web site: http://www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org

Sponsor/Title: American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine, and Bioethics.
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 special patients, food and drug law, medical research, forensic science and the history of legal medicine.
Prizes: First place, $1,000; second place, $500; third place, $250.
Deadline: January 10, 2011.
Web site: http://www.aclm.org/resources/swc/pdfs/swc%202011.pdf

Sponsor/Title: American Indian Law Review Writing Competition.
Topic: Any issue concerning American Indian Law.
Prizes: First place, $1,000 and publication of the article; second place, $500; third place, $250.
Deadline: January 31, 2011.
Web site: http://www.ailr.net/writecomp

Sponsor/Title: Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems/Trandafir International Business Writing Competition.
Topic: Any topic of contemporary international business or economic concern with a legal nexus.
Prizes: First place, $2,000 and publication of the article.
Deadline: February 1, 2011.
Web site: http://www.uiowa.edu/~tlcp/trandafir_competition.html

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