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2013–2014 Writing Competitions

Arranged chronologically by entry deadline. Additional information about these competitions and awards may be found in a binder located in the Registrar's Office, 300 Hutchins Hall.

2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition
Sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and the American College of Tax Counsel, named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal  scholarship of the highest quality, the Tannenwald Writing Competition is open time law school students, undergraduate or graduate.
TOPIC:  Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the Competition Rules.
AWARDS:  Cash prizes of
First place: $5,000
Second place: $2,500 
Third place: $1,500
for the top three papers.
DEADLINE: 9 p.m. DST, July 1, 2014.
Mail papers to: Tannenwald Foundation, 700 Sixth Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20001-3980, Attn:  Karen Jezierski.
For more information, contact Nancy Abramowitz at 202.274.4164 or visit http://www.tannenwald.org/Home

2014 NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION'S COMMITTEE ON ANIMALS AND THE LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION
The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Student Writing Competition.
TOPIC: Any topic on animal law.
AWARDS:
1st place: $1,000 and a certificate of achievement
2nd place: $500 and a certificate of achievement
DEADLINE: Papers must be postmarked by July 1, 2014.
For more information, visit http://www.nysba.org/animals/

1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an Outstanding Paper on Social Insurance - The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI)
LAW STUDENT WRITING AWARD COMPETITIO
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), with its sponsoring partner,
The Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, is pleased to announce competition
for its first annual law student writing award for an outstanding paper on social insurance
TOPIC:  Relevant topics might include analysis of legal and policy issues relating any social insurance program. These issues include but are not limited to long-term care, Social Security, Social Security Disability, health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, related public assistance and private employee benefits. Nominations of comparative and interdisciplinary work relating to social insurance protections and policies are encouraged.
AWARDS:  The winner will receive a $2,500 honorarium and the opportunity to participate in the conference with expenses paid.
DEADLINE:  All papers or articles completed before January 1, 2013 and September 14, 2014 will be considered.
MORE INFORMATION:  Application forms are available by visiting the Law Student Paper Award page at www.nasi.org, or by calling NASI at (202) 452-8097.

 

 

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