Sponsor/Title: Willamette University College of Law, Center for Law and Government/National Writing Competition on Federalism and the U.S. Constitution (Peterson Prize).
Submissions should address one or more issues, historic or contemporary, involving the principles underlying the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution.
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.
Any aspect of tax law.
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.
Any issue within the general category of legal ethics.
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.
An issue concerning Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.
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.
Any aspect of public or private sector labor and/or employment law.
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.
Any federal or state tax-related topic.
First place, $5,000; second place, $2,500; third place, $1,500.
Deadline: July 1, 2011