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National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities

Securities Law Writing Competition

Topic:  Any subject in the field of securities law

Deadline:  Thursday, November 10, 2016

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL) 2017 Writing Competition

Topic:  Eligible entries will address a topc on consumer financial services, but not securities regulation, insurance, or the safety-and-soundness aspects of banking regulation.  Works on subjects within these (or other) areas, however, will be considered if they bear directly on consumer financial services.

Deadline:  December 1, 2016

National Essay Contest:  Center for Alcohol Policy

Topic:  The 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition and put control over alcohol regulation directly in the hands of the states.  Though each state's alcohol control policies are unique, they all include distinct regulations for different types of alcohol.  Why are various types of alcohol regulated in different ways?  Should they be?

Deadline:  December 2, 2016

2017 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration

Topic:  Discuss the ways in which the medical and legal professions may work together collaboratively to address the problem of excessive, unnecessary, wasteful, and inefficient provision of medical services in the U.S.

Deadline:  January 2, 2017

Grammy Foundation:  The 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

Topic:  The ELI Writing Competition invites law students to write a 3,000-word essay proposing a solution to an issue currently facing the music industry.

Deadline:  January 4, 2017

American Indian Law Review Writing Competition

Topics:  Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian Law or Indigenous Peoples.  However, topics recently published in the American Indian Law Review will not be favored.

Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017