Student Legal Writing Competitions - December 2021

The following are writing competitions to which law students may be eligible to submit their writings. For future writing competition deadlines and competitions by subject, see the Library’s Student Legal Writing Competitions Guide.         


American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Writing Competition                
"Eligible entries must discuss some aspect of U.S. consumer financial services law."
Deadline: December 1, 2021. Annual competition
                   
Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Fifth Annual Writing Competition                
The Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association is sponsoring its fifth annual writing competition. There are cash prizes available, as well as the possibility of being published in the monthly Journal (Journal of the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association). This competition provides an opportunity to produce a publishable piece of legal research as well as explore local government law as a career.
Deadline: December 20, 2021
                       
2021 Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Franklin W. Klein Law Student Writing Competition Announcement                                                
2021 Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Franklin W. Klein Law Student Writing Competition Official Rules                                                

           
National Law Review 2020-2021 Law Student Writing Competition                
"straightforward and practical, containing useful information of interest to legal and business professionals" Suggested Topics:
- Election Law and Access to Voting
- President Trump and current administration
- Tax Issues
- Immigration enforcement and policy
- Federal Court issues: process of adding additional justices to the US Supreme Court/Federal Circuit
- Employment Issues - Ban the Box Laws, Minimum Wage, Transgender Accommodations, Age/Sex Discrimination
Deadline: 5:00 pm Central Standard Time by the last day of the month.

Last Updated: 
Sep 1, 2021