Warren E. Burger Writing Competition

The Warren E. Burger Prize writing competition is designed to promote scholarship in the areas of legal excellence, civility, professionalism, and ethics in the American legal community, which as you know, are core values of the American Inns of Court. The submission deadline is July 1, 2015 and Inn membership is not a requirement.
Below is suggested promotional wording for you to use to encourage participation in the writing competition:
Call for Authors: American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize
The American Inns of Court invites judges, lawyers, professors, students, scholars, and other authors to participate in its 2015 Warren E. Burger Prize. Authors should submit an original, unpublished, 10,000–20,000 word essay on a topic that addresses the issues of excellence in legal skills, civility, ethics, and professionalism. The winning essay will be published in the South Carolina Law Review and the author will receive a cash prize of $5,000. The submission deadline for the 2015 Warren E. Burger Prize is July 1, 2015. More information is available on the American Inns of Court website at www.innsofcourt.org/BurgerPrize.
Thank you in advance for your help. If you have any questions about promoting the Warren E. Burger Prize or need more information, please contact Cindy Dennis.

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National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Law Student Writing Competition

2015 writing contest announcement

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Elliot A Spoon Business Law Writing Competition

The Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Business & Securities Law announces the release of the 2015 Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition. Eligible students are invited to submit a business or securities law article in law review format to jbsl@law.msu.edu by February 20, 2015. All inquiries should be directed to Ashley Byers: jbsl@law.msu.edu. Attached is a flyer with additional details.
Spoon Poster 2015

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Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy soliciting articles

The Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy seeks articles for their 19th annual issue.

Deadline: November 3, 2014

Submit articles to: College of Holy Cross c/o Prof. Scott Sandstrom 129C Stein Hall, One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610-2395

For additional information: ssandstr@holycross.edu

Holy Cross Journal

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2014-15 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition: 2014-15 BD Writing Comp Announcement.

Organized by ELI and the National Association of Environmental Law Societies (NAELS), this annual competition invites law students from across the country to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. Our goal is to inform the ongoing debate about the constitutional legitimacy of environmental laws and to recognize students who have advanced the state of scholarship through original analysis of cutting-edge topics. The winner receives a $2000 cash prize, public recognition, an offer of publication in ELI’s flagship journal, the Environmental Law Reporter 2014-15 BD Writing Comp Announcement(ELR), and a one-year individual membership to ELI.

Last year’s competition produced winner Paul Stewart of Wayne State University. His article, “The Overlooked Vulnerabilities of State-Level Greenhouse Gas Regulations Under Pike Balancing and Possibilities for Addressing Those Vulnerabilities,” will appear in the December 2014 issue of ELR.

A copy of the 2014-15 competition notice is attached. We would greatly appreciate your circulating it to appropriate law faculty and students. Submissions are due on April 6, 2015. For more about the competition and past winners, please visit http://www.eli.org/program_areas/writing_competition_index.cfm.

If you have any questions, please contact ELI Research Associate Talia Fox at fox@eli.org or (202) 939-3241. Thank you for your assistance, and we look forward to receiving submissions from your law school!

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