American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize
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Topic: Papers should address issues of legal excellence, including skills, civility, ethics, and professionalism.
First Prize: $5000
Award: The winning essay will be published in the "South Carolina Law Review."
Deadline: 07/01/2016
Contact Information:
Cindy Dennis
American Inns of Court
225 Reinekers Lane, Suite 770
Alexandria, VA   22314
800.233.3590x104
cdennis@innsofcourt.org


Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize
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Topic: Papers should address the tension between civil liberties and national security in contemporary American society.
First Prize: $10000
Deadline: 07/01/2016
Contact Information:
Tasha Kincade
Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street
Chicao, IL   60661
tkincade@kentlaw.iit.edu


Scribes Membership
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Topic: Scribes - The American Society of Legal Writers - is the oldest and most prestigious organization devoted to improving legal writing and honoring legal writers.
Any editor working for a legal journal qualifies for regular membership. The dues are normally $65 per year, but Scribes may offer discounted memberships to student editors.
Deadline: 12/30/2025
Contact Information:
Professor Norman Plate
Thomas M. Cooley School of Law
P.O. Box 13038
Lansing, MI   48901
517.371.5140
platen@cooley.edu


American Bar Association Writing Competitions
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Topic: The ABA sponsors a number of writing competitions on a wide variety of subjects. The deadlines vary; please consult the information for the specific competition in which you are interested to determine the relevant deadline.
Award: Prizes differ from competition to competition; please consult the information for the specific competition in which you are interested to determine the prizes for that competition.
Deadline: 01/01/2050
Contact Information:
American Bar Association
Law Student Division
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL   60654
312.988.5624
abalsd@americanbar.org