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Writing Competitions

Competitions are listed by chronologically by deadline date.



National Essay Contest
Center for Alcohol Policy
Info: Website
Topic: As states contemplate the legalization of prohibited products, like marijuana, what are some lessons policymakers and regulators can learn from the movement to end alcohol Prohibition in the 1930s?
Deadline: Must be received by November 17, 2014


ACCFSL Annual Writing Competition
Sponsored By: American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
Info: Contact L. Jean Noonan, Esq, chair at
Topic: Consumer financial services law
Deadline: Entries must have been written or published between 11/15/13 and 12/1/14. Deadline for submission is December 1, 2014.



Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition
Sponsored By: Thomas Jefferson School of Law
For more information: For further details, please consult the competition webpage:
Topic: Submitted papers may be on any topic relating to disability law including, legal issues arising with respect to employment, government services and programs, public accommodations, education, higher education, housing, and health care.
Deadline: Must be submitted electronically to All entries must be received by midnight, Pacific Standard Time, January, 15, 2015.
Pacific Legal Foundation Law Student Writing Competition
Center for Alcohol Policy
Info: Website | Email
Topic: Individual Liberty, Property Rights, Limited Government
Deadline: January 16, 2015