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Writing Contests:

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Week of February 28, 2011

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: The Bankruptcy Litigation Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute/ABI Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition.
Topic: A current issue regarding bankruptcy jurisdiction, bankruptcy litigation, or evidence in bankruptcy cases or proceedings.
Prizes: First place, $1,000 and publication of paper; second place, $750 and publication of paper; third place, $500 and publication of paper.
Deadline: March 1, 2011

Sponsor/Title: Michigan State University College of Law/Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition.
Topic: Any current topic concerning business or securities law.
Prizes: First place, $500 and publication of paper.
Deadline: March 4, 2011

Sponsor/Title: Saint Louis University School of Law, Student Legal Writers' Association/2011 Law Student Symposium.
Topic: Any area of law.
Prizes: First place, $500.
Deadline: March 11, 2011

Sponsor/Title: American Association of Law Libraries, Legal History and Rare Books Section/Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition.
Topic: Any topic related to legal history, rare law books, or legal archives.
Prizes: First place, $500.
Deadline: March 15, 2011
Web site: http://www.aallnet.org/sis/lhrb/

Sponsor/Title: Willamette University College of Law, Center for Law and Government/National Writing Competition on Federalism and the U.S. Constitution (Peterson Prize).
Topic: Submissions should address one or more issues, historic or contemporary, involving the principles underlying the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution.
Prizes: First place, $5,000; second place, $3,000; third place, $2,000.
Deadline: March 18, 2011

Sponsor/Title: John Marshall Law School Center, Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits/Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition.
Topic: Any aspect of tax law.
Prizes: First place, $3,000; two honorable mentions, $1,000 each.
Deadline: April 15, 2011
Web site: http://jmls.edu/faherty

Sponsor/Title: Notre Dame Law Scool/Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition.
Topic: Any issue within the general category of legal ethics.
Prizes: First place, $2,500.
Deadline: April 29, 2011
Web site: http://www.nd.edu/~ndlaw/writing_competitions/smith-doheny.pdf

Sponsor/Title: National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Law Student Writing Competition.
Topic: An issue concerning Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Prizes: First place, $1,000 and publication of the article.
Deadline: April 30, 2011

Sponsor/Title: The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers/Writing Competition for Law Students.
Topic: Any aspect of public or private sector labor and/or employment law.
Prizes: First place, $1,500 and publication of article; second place, $1,000; third place, $500.
Deadline: May 15, 2011


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, 2011

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