Category Archives: Competitions

2020 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize

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. Interested authors are asked to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000 to 20,000 words on a topic that addresses issues of legal excellence, civility, ethics, and professionalism. The […]

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2019-2020 Louis Jackson Memorial National Student Writing Competition

The annual Louis Jackson Memorial National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law is now accepting submissions for 2019–2020. The competition is sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP and is administered by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute for Law and the Workplace (ILW). The top three winners receive scholarships: $3000 for the first-place winner, and $1000 […]

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Companion Animal Law Writing Contest – Nov. 30, 2019 Deadline

The American Kennel Club has launched its ‘Companion Animal Law Writing Contest’ (www.writeaboutanimallaw.com) for law students. This year’s contest focuses on two questions: the first one is state legislature’s animal control and enforcement laws’ bond-for-care provisions, and the second one is on fraudulent claims of emotional support and service animals. First prize is $2,500.00. Second prize is […]

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Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

22nd ANNUAL ENTERTAINMENT LAW INITIATIVE® WRITING COMPETITION The Entertainment Law Initiative fosters future careers in entertainment law by seeking out the nation’s top law students and giving them invaluable networking and educational opportunities. Now in its 22nd year, the program has grown to include a national legal writing competition. The ELI Writing Competition challenges students to […]

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Halloween Costume Contest – October 31

The Student Bar Association will be holding a Halloween costume contest on October 31 between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. outside of Lou’s Cafe. Online submissions will be open until 5:00 p.m. via moritz.sba.osu@gmail.com. SBA is offering a $100.00 prize for the best costume. Other categories of winners will also be chosen!

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2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Best Student Paper

2020 ANTITRUST WRITING AWARDS RULES: BEST STUDENT PAPER The Antitrust Writing Award for Best Student Paper rewards one student paper that stands out by its originality or relevance to current antitrust issues. The goal of the Award for Best Student Paper is to promote antitrust laws, antitrust economics, and antitrust policies among Law and Economics […]

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Center for Alcohol Policy 2019 Annual Essay Contest

The Center for Alcohol Policy is accepting entries for its 12th Annual National Essay Contest. The topic for this year’s contest is: During the United States Supreme Court 2019 term, the Court announced in June its decision in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Thomas. Based on the Court’s decision, what do you believe […]

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Notre Dame Law School Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Notre Dame Law School sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of legal ethics. All students with an interest in legal ethics are invited and encouraged to participate. A prize of $2,500 will be awarded for one winning entry. All entries must be received before 5 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019.

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Moritz Students Recognized at Diversity Case Competition!

Congratulations to Thomas Pope, Zeynep Kart, and Keri Richardson. Earlier this year, they earned third place in the first Law Student Diversity Case Competition! The competition was held in Cincinnati and included participants from Cleveland-Marshall, University of Cincinnati, University of Kentucky, Northern Kentucky University, Indiana-Maurer (Bloomington), and Indiana-McKinney (Indianapolis). Job well done!

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Rogers Prize in Dispute Resolution (2Ls and 3Ls)

The Program on Alternative Dispute Resolution is now accepting applications for the annual Rogers Prize ADR Writing Competition.  The Rogers Prize was created in 1999 by an anonymous donor in honor of Dispute Resolution Professor Nancy H. Rogers.  Each year, the award recognizes two students who, in the judgment of a committee of faculty members who […]

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2020 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize

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. Interested authors are asked to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000 to 20,000 words on a topic that addresses issues of legal excellence, civility, ethics, and professionalism. The […]