WRITING COMPETITION update:


2014 BROWN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEGAL WRITING [DEADLINE: JUNE 6, 2014]

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the 21st annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the U.S. seeking a J.D. or LL.B. degree is eligible to receive the Award.

Requirements: No page limitation or restriction on the topic, except that the writing must be on a legal subject

Submission components: (1.) 4 copies of a current legal writing, (2.) letter of recommendation from a law school faculty member or legal professional other than the author of the paper, and (3.) a separate sheet containing the title of the paper; the name, physical address, telephone number, and email address of the student; and the name, title, physical address, and email address of the student’s sponsor

Submission deadline details:

MAILED entries: Postmarked no later than June 6, 2014

Mail submissions to:

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation c/o Kenneth G. Engerrand, Brown Sims, P.C.

Tenth Floor

1177 West Loop South

Houston, TX 77027-9007

Award: This year the stipend for the winner is $10,000

The 2014 recipient of the Brown Award will be notified by November 21, 2014, and listed with the other finalists at:

brownsims.com/about-brown-sims/affiliations/judge-john-r-brown-award (you can also find complete details at this link)

 

2013-2014 UNITED STATES COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS BAR ASSOCIATION – ANNUAL LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: JULY 18, 2014 BY 11:59 P.M. EASTERN]

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary bar association made up of nationwide members who practice law before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The goal of this competition is to encourage law student scholarship on current topics that fall within the jurisprudence of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Topic: Any topic that lies within the procedure, substance, or scope of the jurisdiction of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Submission deadline details:

Send to: CFCBA @ sandy@cfcbar.org

Awards: $2,000 cash prize and an opportunity to be published via the Association’s website

Contact: Questions should be directed @ sandy@cfcbar.org

Complete details: Available @ cfcbar.org/writing-competition

Official Rules: Available @ cfcbar.org/upload/2013-14-writing-comp-rules.pdf

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