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2016 Tax Justice and Human Rights Essay Competition

2016 Tax Justice and Human Rights Essay Competition

Oxfam and the Tax Justice Network are joining together to launch a tax justice and human rights essay competition for legal students and professionals. With tax justice rising up the human rights agenda, we want to hear your ideas on how human rights law can be used in the fight against tax dodging.

The Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition 2015/2016

The Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition 2015/2016

The Legal History and Rare Books Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries announce the eighth annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The Competition is named in honor of the late Morris L. Cohen of Yale Law School, one of the founders of LH&RB and an eminent scholar of legal research, rare […]

Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition 2016

Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition 2016

Common Cause welcomes all papers that will identify partisan gerrymanders and distinguish them from districts drawn using neutral redistricting principles while developing legal theories or arguments that could be used by courts to declare partisan gerrymanders unconstitutional. Practitioners, scholars, and students from a wide variety of academic disciplines are encouraged to submit papers.

2015-16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

2015-16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

The U.S. Constitution has long been interpreted by judges and understood by most Americans to support comprehensive environmental protection. However, arguments questioning the constitutional legitimacy or application of environmental law continue to be made. ELI and NAELS invite law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law.

The 2016 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

The 2016 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

Administered by Public Citizen, the Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition is soliciting submissions. The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition is sponsored by R. Ben Hogan III of Hogan Law Office, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama, and Gerson H. Smoger of Smoger & Associates in Dallas, Texas, and Oakland, California. It is administered by Public […]

National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Annual Law Student Writing Competition

National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Annual Law Student Writing Competition

National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees has established an annual student writing competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning consumer bankruptcy and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows.

Nappert Prize in International Arbitration Essay Contest 2016

Nappert Prize in International Arbitration Essay Contest 2016

Thanks to the generosity of Sophie Nappert (BCL’86, LLB’86), the Nappert Prize in International Arbitration will be awarded for the second time in 2016 after an enormously successful inaugural competition in 2014.

Prize in International Insolvency Studies 2016

Prize in International Insolvency Studies 2016

The International Insolvency Institute is pleased to announce its 2016 Prize in International Insolvency Studies. The Prize in International Insolvency Studies comprises a Gold Medal Prize for the winning submission as well as a Silver Medal Prize, a Bronze Medal Prize, and several Finalist Prizes. The Prizes are

The Human Rights Essay Award 2016

The Human Rights Essay Award 2016

The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy and seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly work in international human rights law. Participants have the flexibility to choose any subject related to the assigned topic. The essay has to be a legal article. The Academy will grant two Awards, one […]

2016 Graham Turnbull Human Rights Essay Competition

2016 Graham Turnbull Human Rights Essay Competition

Each year law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or in between stages) are invited to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition. The competition is named after English solicitor Graham Turnbull who did much to promote respect for human rights. Graham was killed in February 1997, aged 37, […]