Writing Competitions

Writing Competitions

All ABA Scholarship and Competitions

Federal Bar Association Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition
Topic: federal taxation
Deadline: January each year

Paul Faherty Writing Competition
Topic: any aspect of Tax Law
Deadline: April each year

Tannenwald Writing Competition
Topic: any federal or state tax-related topic
Deadline: July

The James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition
Topic: any aspect of Securities Law; Securities Arbitration; The Federal Arbitration Act, Title 9, US Code, Section 1-14; or FINRA Code of Arbitration, effective April 16, 2007 and any changes or proposed changes to that Code.
Deadline: September 18, 2015

Securities Law Writing Competition
Topic: Any subject in the field of securities law
Deadline: November 13, 2015

ACCFSL Annual Writing Competition
Topic: consumer financial services law
Deadline: December 1, 2015

2016 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition
Topic: Successfully preparing for and effectively addressing these and other public health dangers will require use of an array of tools involving expertise and experience possessed and practiced by medical and legal professionals.
Deadline: January 4, 2016

Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law
Topic: relating to disability law including, legal issues arising with respect to employment, government services and programs, public accommodations, education, higher education, housing, and health care.
Deadline: January 15, 2016

CBLDF Writing Competition for Excellence in Comic Book Scholarship
Topic: addressing a legal issue or issues related to comic books, the comic book industry, or a matter that relates to or affects comics.
Deadline: February 29, 2016

2015-2016 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition
Topic: addressing developments or trends in U.S. environmental law with a significant constitutional, “federalism,” or other cross-cutting component.
Deadline: April 4, 2016