The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation is pleased to announce its 2019 Law Student Writing Competition.
Through this competition we endeavor to encourage and recognize scholarship in cultural heritage law by recognizing law students for superior papers in the field. law students at law schools approved by the American Bar Association and recent law graduates who were students at the time they wrote their papers.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is delighted to announce its 2019 inaugural essay contest for law students with more than $10,000 in prize money.
The topic is “What’s wrong with ‘religious exemption or refusal’ laws? State legislatures across the country are considering or enacting a slew of “religious exemption” or “religious refusal” bills.
REGISTRATION: SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACT SHALL AMOUNT TO REGISTRATION FOR THE COMPETITION. Rules, Submission Guidelines and other details may be accessed in the Brochure for the Competition available at: IMPORTANT DATES: • Release of Competition: 8th June 2019 • Last Date for Abstract Submission: 7th July 2019 • Last Date for Essay Submission: 15th August 2019 • Declaration of Results: Last week of September, 2019 PRIZES: • First Prize: INR 25,000 • Second Prize: INR 15,000 • Third Prize: INR 10,000 • 5 Consolation Prizes of INR 3000 each • TOP TEN ENTRIES SHALL BE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE OF MERIT.
• Certificates shall be awarded to all participants.
Law schools, scholars of labor and employment law, labor and employment law historians and students can benefit greatly from the intellectual and practical value available through the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
The College’s primary mission includes supporting creative and thoughtful teaching of Labor and Employment Law, supporting and enhancing the existing curriculum, bringing depth of real life experience to law students through visiting professor and mentoring programs, and pushing the traditional boundaries to bring the current and dramatically changing legal environment into clearer focus.
The prescribed word length is between 850-1,000 words, not including footnotes.
The contest is open to all ongoing students up to age 30 attending a North American law school, including those graduating from law school by spring or summer of 2019.