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2015–2016 Writing Competitions

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


TOPIC:  A comparative analysis of U.S. and Canadian law in an area of law of your choice.
First place:  $500
Second place:  $100
The two winning articles will be published on the Canadian American Bar Association website.
DEADLINE:  E-mail your entry to by December 4, 2015. In your e-mail, include your name, law school, year of study, mailing address, and phone number (do not include this information anywhere in your essay).  


Legal Blog Post Writing Contest Brought to you by The Expert Institute

You love the law, but your friends think it’s boring. Show them that legal topics can be interesting, and even entertaining, while still providing substantive legal insights by entering The Expert Institute’s Legal Blog Writing Contest. 
TOPIC:  Any topic in litigation involving expert witnesses
First place:  $1000
Blog publication
Newsletter circulation
Email announcement
Second place:  Blog publication
Third place:  Blog publication
DEADLINE:  December 31, 2015
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