National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities
Topic: Entries to the contest may discuss any topic that lies within the procedure, substance, or scope of the jurisdiction of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Deadline: July 15, 2016
Topic: A written paper (15,000 - 20,000 characters) in the form of a trial argument, dissertation, study or commentary on a practical case, based on a solid legal line of reasoning.
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Topic: There is no page limitation or restriction on the topic except that the writing must be on a legal subject.
Deadline: August 19, 2016
Topic: The submission may address any aspect of Securities law; Securities arbitration; The Federal Arbitration Act, Title 9, US Code, Section 1-14; or FINRA Code of Arbitration, effective April 18, 2007 and any changes or proposed changes to that Code. The writing can be based in theory or practice, but should ultimately advocate a position on the topic area chosen.
Deadline: September 16, 2016
Topic: The 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition and put control over alcohol regulation directly in the hands of the states.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