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Below are a variety of writing competitions available to all Drake University Law students;
Organized by submission due date:

September 1, 2014 
International Association of Gaming Advisors
2014 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award
Topic that either enhances the understanding of gaming law or recommends a beneficial change in gaming law.
Prize:  Top 2 selections receive $2,500.
Contact Jennifer Roberts: jroberts@lionelsawyer.com 

September 19, 2014
2014 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Competition
Topics shall include any aspect of Securities law; Securities arbitration; The Federal Arbitration Act, Title 9, US Code, Section 1-14; or FINRA Code of Arbitration.
Prize:  First Place - $1,000 and paper publication, Second Place - $750.00, Third Place - $500.00

November 17, 2014
Center for Alcohol Policy
Topic: “As states contemplate the legalization of prohibited products, like marijuana, what are some lessons policymakers and regulators can learn from the movement to end alcohol Prohibition in the 1930s?”
Prizes: Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners in the amounts of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 respectively.

December 1, 2014
American College of Consumer Financial Services Layers 2015 Witing Competition
Topic: Consumer financial services, but not securities regulation, insurance, or safety-and-soundness aspects of banking regulation.
Prizes: Cash payments of $2,500, $2,000 and $1,000 respectively.

December 31, 2014
The Expert Institute’s Legal Blog Writing Contest
Topics:  A blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation.
Prize:  1st place - $500 and publication, 2nd place - $200 and publication, 3rd place - publication

January 16, 2015  
Pacific Legal Foundation Law Student Writing Competition
Please refer to the above link for Topic guidelines.
Prize:  1st place - $3,000 and publication, 2nd place - $2,000, 3rd place - $1,000
 
Be sure to check out the
Legal Writing Competition Blog and get the latest information on competitions going on right now! The ABA also has a listing of writing competitions listed by section available on their website.

 
Last Modified: 9/10/2014 12:17:00 PM by Debra Booth