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 by February 20, 2015. All inquiries should be directed to Ashley Byers: 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:

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

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

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ACCFSL 2015 Annual Writing Competition


The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers is pleased to announce awards to be presented for
(a) the best book
(b) the best publishable article, book chapter, or substantial book review
(c) the best student note or comment
on a topic dealing with consumer financial services law.

The awards include cash payments of $2500, $2000, and $1000, respectively, a Certificate of Recognition from the College, and travel expenses to attend the Spring 2015 meeting of the College. In any given year, depending on submissions, all three awards, or fewer, may be made.

Details available here: Competition Announcement

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