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Law Academic Affairs Office

Office Address:

Law Center
1825 W. Rocket Dr., Ste. 2000
Mailing Address:
2801 W. Bancroft, MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606

419.530.4107

Geoffrey.Rapp@utoledo.edu

Writing Competitions


A list of current writing competitions is below.

Annual Law Student Writing Competition by the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
Topic: Entries should address aspects of public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar.
Award: First Place: $3000; Second Place: $1000, and Third Place: $500. The first-place winning article may be selected for publication in the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law. In addition, the author of the first-place paper will be a guest at the annual Continuing Legal Education program of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and honored at the Annual Induction Dinner of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
Deadline: Midnight EDT on June 15, 2018.

2018 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize
Topic: The tension between civil liberties and national security
Award: $10,000.
Deadline: Sunday, July 1, 2018.

2018 James Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition
Topic: Dispute resolution
Award: $1,000. In addition, the winning essay will be considered for possible publication in Dispute Resolution Magazine.
Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018.

The Warren E. Burger Prize
Topic: Issues of legal excellence, civility, ethics, and professionalism.
Award: $5,000 and the winning essay will be published in the South Carolina Law Review.
Deadline: Sunday, July 1, 2018.

 

Last Updated: 6/5/18