Pacific Legal Foundation's Program for Judicial Awareness promotes the publication of works of legal academic scholarship that advance an understanding of key constitutional issues before the nations courts.
Essays submitted to the writing competition should address one of three questions on areas of law within PLF's mission, incorporating pertinent case law, and applicable academic literature.
PRIZE: The competition awards up to $6,000 in three cash prizes for publishable essays by students currently enrolled in law school in the United States. The top winner will also be presented with an award at the annual PLF gala event. Competition winners will work with staff to have their winning entries published in law review.
DEADLINE: Articles must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on January 15, 2016.
Please visit www.pacificlegal.org/pja/writingcomp for essay topic and rules.
Contact Timothy Sandefur at PJA@pacificlegal.org for further questions.