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Writing Contests:

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Week of November 1, 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 K. Camille (class of 2012) for winning first place in the 2010 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
*Congratulations to Matthew J. Bartmes (class of 2010) for winning first place in the Louis Jackson National Memorial Law Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
*Congratulations to Keith R. Syverson (class of 2011) for winning first place in the 2010 Chicago-Kent Institute for Law and the Humanities Paper Competition, and to Jerry D. Thomas (class of 2011) for winning second place in the 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:  2010-2011 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 law 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 2010 semester. There are formatting guidelines that must be followed. For questions, contact Professor Martin H. Malin by email at mmalin@kentlaw.edu.
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. (Electronic versions of winning papers will be required).
Deadline:  Submissions are due no later than Tuesday, January 18, 2011.
Web site: http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/plel/LouisJacksonNWC.html


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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