The Warren E. Burger Prize from American Inns of Court

The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.

The American Inns of Court invites judges, lawyers, professors, students, scholars, and other authors to participate in the competition. You may submit an original, unpublished, essay of 10,000 to 20,000 words on a topic of your choice addressing issues of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.

The author of the winning essay will receive a cash prize of $5,000. The essay will be published in the South Carolina Law Review and the prize will be presented to the recipient at the American Inns of Court annual Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States.

The submission deadline is July 1, 2019. Learn more HERE.