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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - $500.00November 17, 2014Center 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, 2014The 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 - publicationJanuary 16, 2015 Pacific Legal Foundation Law Student Writing Competition
Please refer to the above link for Topic
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.