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Writing Contests:

Information Provided by Dean Sowle's Office

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Weeks of July 18 & 25, 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 Michael Brandt (class of 2011) for winning first place in the Santa Clara University School of Law's Centennial Student Writing Competition.
*Congratulations to Elizabeth K. Camille (class of 2012) for winning first place in the 2010 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
*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: Chicago-Kent Institute for Law and the Humanities Paper Prizes.
Topic: Submissions should examine an issue from both a legal and humanities-based perspective. Chicago-Kent J.D. and LL.M. students enrolled in the 2010-2011 academic year are eligible. Eligible papers include those submitted for seminars and for Independent Research during the current 2010-11 academic year (including those from the Fall 2010 semester), as well as student law review notes and comments, so long as they were written during the current academic year and are primarily the student's own work. Submissions may be made electronically either to Professor Sheldon Nahmod at snahmod@kentlaw.edu or to Professor Felice Batlan at fbatlan@kentlaw.edu.
Prizes: First place, $1,000; second place, $500.
Deadline: July 1, 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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