7.30.2014

Judicial Education and the Art of Judging Symposium Writing Competition



A student writing competition is being organized in conjunction with the annual symposium convened by the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution at the University of Missouri School of Law.  This year’s symposium, entitled “Judicial Education and the Art of Judging,” features the Honorable Duane Benton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit as keynote speaker as well as expert panelists from Canada and the United States. 

The Lawyers Conference of the Judicial Division of the American Bar Association is pleased to offer a $250 prize for the competition winner, a $50 prize for the second place winner and an honorable mention for the third place winner.

Topic

Submissions should bear some relationship to the symposium topic of judicial education and the art of judging, broadly defined.  There is no requirement that papers discuss U.S. law. 

Eligibility

The writing competition is open to all persons enrolled on April 1, 2014, in a program of higher education leading to a degree in law (including but not limited to the J.D., LL.B., LL.M. or S.J.D.).  Applicants may be of any nationality and may be affiliated with degree-providing institutions located in any country.  Papers that have been accepted for publication elsewhere are not eligible for the writing competition.

Deadline 

Papers must be received no later than 11:59 p.m., Central time, on September 2, 2014.


More information is available on the conference website at http://law.missouri.edu/csdr/symposium/2014/writing.html.
 

7.16.2014

Birth Injury Justice Scholarship



Birth Injury Justice is an informational and educational resource on Birth Injuries like Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida sponsored by the Becker Law firm. To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant needs to be in good academic standing, write a short essay and be attending an accredited educational institution.

The selected applicant will receive a $1000 check made out to their law school for use for tuition, books, or other educational expenses. We've helped law firms promote a number of scholarships. The Birth Injury Justice scholarship is by far one of the easiest for applicants to apply to.

The deadline is August 10, 2014.  Click on the below links for more information.

7.15.2014

Richmond Journal of Law and Technology 2014 Student Law and Technology Writing Competition



The Richmond Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2014 Student Law and Technology Writing Competition. 

The submission guidelines and entry form are available on the Journal's website at http://jolt.richmond.edu.  Please do not hesitate to get in contact with either the Editor-in-Chief, Laura Bedson at laura.bedson@richmond.edu

The deadline is Friday, October 3, 2014.  All law students across the country will be eligible to compete in the competition for cash prizes and a chance to be published in a future issue of the Journal.  The first place prize is $1,500 and the second place prize is $700. 

7.07.2014

The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.

This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015).

The Pearce Law Firm, P.C. handles personal injury cases in Philadelphia, PA. For more information and to apply, please visit http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship.

Application deadline is December 31, 2014.

Don H. Liu Scholarship


Founded in 2014 by the Asian American Bar Association of New York and the Asian American Law Fund of New York, the Don H. Liu Scholarship Program seeks to identify and cultivate future Asian American leaders of the legal profession in order to address the single most important issue facing Asian American professionals today – the barrier to advancement.

Each Don H. Liu Scholar will receive:
·  A financial scholarship of $15,000;
·  Access to numerous AABANY programs;
·  Opportunities for summer employment and internships; and
·  Mentoring, guidance and support by the Scholarship Committee and others throughout his/her law school and legal careers.

Purpose of the Don H. Liu Scholarship
·  Identify, cultivate and inspire future Asian American leaders of the legal profession;
·  Bring together national and local leaders of the Asian American legal community (the “Scholarship Committee”) to select, mentor, guide and support Scholarship recipients throughout their law school and legal careers; and
·  Provide financial support during law school to Scholarship recipients.

The application and selection process for the Scholarship Program will be rigorous. To learn more about the Don H. Liu Scholarship Program, please click here.

6.24.2014

The National Academy of Social Insurance 1st Annual Law Student Writing Award




1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an Outstanding Paper on Social Insurance
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is currently accepting applications for its 1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an outstanding paper on social insurance. The award is designed to recognize and promote outstanding research and analysis by law students addressing the impact of the law on social insurance policy questions, especially those that address aging. 

Sponsored by the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, the winner will receive a $2,500 honorarium and the opportunity to participate in the 27th Annual NASI conference on January 28 – 29, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC with expenses paid. The writing award will be given to the best paper or article in the social insurance field completed between January 1, 2013 and September 14, 2014 addressing topics relevant to the design, planning, implementation, or evaluation of social insurance policy.

If you feel that your paper is a candidate for this competition or someone you know, visit the Law Student Writing Award page [http://www.nasi.org/studentopps/lawstudentwritingaward] on NASI’s website for application details or call NASI at (202) 452-8097.


The application deadline for this award is Monday, September 15, 2014.