National Law Review Fall 2012 Suggested Topics:
1) Immigration Law
2) Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform
Submissions are now being accepted for consideration for publication in the March issue of the National Law Review (NLR).
Please note that although students are encouraged to submit articles pertaining to the above-listed topics, they may also submit entries covering current issues related to other areas of the law.
The deadline for entries is Monday, October 15, 2012.
The winning articles from the NLR 2012 Law Student Writing Competition will be published online in March. The top article(s) chosen will be featured on the NLR home page.
Up to 5 runner-up articles may also be posted in the NLR searchable database.
International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition Deadline Extended to June 30!
For the first time, the International Association of LGBT Judges will be sponsoring a writing competition for law students attending the 2012 Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair. This is an exciting opportunity for law students to speak directly to members of the United States judiciary. Students may choose one of the following topics to write about:
- Diversity on the Bench
- Judicial Ethics around LGBT Issues
Click here to read full competition details.
Please send all submissions to nominations@LGBTbar.org with the subject line “Judges Writing Competition” by June 30, 2012. The winner of the writing competition will be posted on the American Judges Association’s webpage, receive a $1,500 prize and will be recognized at the 2012 Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair.
If you have any questions regarding the writing competition or Lavender Law, please send your inquiries to info@LGBTbar.org.
The National LGBT Bar Association is now accepting submissions for the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition and the International Association of LGBT Judges Writing Competition
Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Established in memory of Michael Greenberg, a former National LGBT Bar Association board member and Philadelphia attorney who died in 1996 from complications with AIDS, this exciting competition is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons. Please click here to read full competition details.
Student Leadership Award
The National LGBT Bar Association’s Student Leadership Award is the organization’s highest honor for law students. The 2012 Student Leadership Award will be presented at a special reception at the 2012 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair. Please click here to read full award details.
International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition
For the first time, the International Association of LGBT Judges will be sponsoring a writing competition for all law students attending the 2012 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair. This is an exciting opportunity for law students who wish to pursue their career as a member of the United States judiciary. Click here to view competition details.
All three student awards will follow the same final submission date of Sunday, May 20, 2012. Late entries will not be considered. Students are able to enter all competitions, but only if they turn in different works for each submission. Should you have any questions, please send them to info@LGBTbar.org.