National Legal Writing Scholarship Opportunities
Topic: Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian Law or indigenous peoples.
Deadline: January 29, 2016
Topic: Eligible paper topics are Federal Indian law and policy, Trial law and policy, International law and policy concerning indigenous peoples, and comparative law (i.e., inter-tribal or government-to-government studies).
Deadline: February 8, 2016
Topic: The written submittal award criteria are: (a) A submittal on any one of the following topics: (1) Independent duty doctrine as applicable to construction projects in the State of Washington; (2) Concurrent delay claims arising from construction projects; or (3) Potential liabilities arising from failure of a tunnel boring machine on a major public works project.
Deadline: February 15, 2016
Topic: Common Cause welcomes all papers that create a new definition for partisan gerrymandering and pair that definition with an effective legal theory to challenge unfair redistricting plans in court.
Deadline: Sunday, March 27, 2016
Topic: Encourages law students to develop a thorough understanding of the evolution and practice of Information Governance and Discovery in civil litigation. The competition is the only one of its kind designed to challenge law students to explore the evolving issues of document management, electronically stored information, and ever-expanding technology -- along with their application to the law.
Deadline: Monday, April 11, 2016
Topic: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law
Deadline: June 2, 2016
Topic: Relevant to labor and employment law practice
Deadline: June 15, 2016
Topic: Papers must be on any federal or state tax-related topic.
Deadline: July 1, 2016
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