The Hogan/Smoger Access to
Justice Essay Contest is a $5,000 cash award given to the author of the winning
essay. The 2014 topic is: Are Recent Supreme Court Preemption
Decisions Consistent with the Seventh Amendment? Any student
currently enrolled in an accredited American law school may submit a legal
essay for the competition. Essays can only be written during the academic
year covered by the competition and may not be prepared as part of paid legal
work outside of law school.