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Writing Contests:

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Week of January 23, 2012

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 Anne Marfisi (class of 2013) for winning first place in the 2011 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
*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 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: Public Justice Foundation Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest.
Topic: Are factory farms hog-tying people's rights?
Prizes: First place, $5,000.
Deadline: Intent-to-enter submission deadline is January 31, 2012; essay submission deadline is March 31, 2012.

Sponsor/Title: The American Indian Law Review Writing Competition.
Topic: Any topic concerning American Indian Law.
Prizes: First place, $1,000 and publication of paper; second place, $500; third place, $250.
Deadline: January 31, 2012.


Sponsor/Title: The ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability/Bert W. Levit Essay Contest.
Topic: For the essay contest hypothetical and rules, go to http://bit.ly/Levit2012.
Prizes: First place, $5,000.
Deadline: February 17, 2012.


Sponsor/Title: Law & Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Competition.
Topic: Submissions should be journal-length papers in the field of sociolegal studies.
Prizes: First place, $500 and publication of paper.
Deadline: March 1, 2012.


Sponsor/Title: ELI-ABA-NAELS Constitutional Environmental Law Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Any topic addressing recent developments or trends in U.S. environmental law that have a significant constitutional or federalism component.
Prizes: First place, $2,000 and publication of paper.
Deadline: April 13, 2012.


Sponsor/Title: College of Labor and Empllyment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Lbor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition.
Topic: Any aspect of public or private labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar.
Prizes: The following prizes may be awarded: First place, $1,500; second place, $1,000; third place, $500.
Deadline: May 15, 2012.


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