Sunday, October 26, 2008

Employment Law 1/20/09 -- $3,000 (1st) and $1,000 (2nd and 3rd)

Employment Law 1/20/09 -- $3,000 (1st) and $1,000 (2nd and 3rd)

2008-2009 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law; co-sponsored by Jackson Lewis LLP and the Institute for Law and the Workplace

Judges will consider papers on any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits, or employment discrimination.

Entries must be the law student author’s own work and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere. Authors must have completed or be currently taking course work in employment or labor law, and must be enrolled in an accredited law school during the Fall 2008 semester. Only the first two submissions per law school will be accepted as entries for consideration.

Entries must be suitable for publication in a law review. Citations must conform to current Bluebook style. Papers must be printed on 8 1/2 by 11 inch white paper and must not exceed 35 pages in length, including footnotes, set in 12 point Times Roman font with double spacing and one inch margins.

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Entries received after the deadline will not be considered. Entries should be mailed to:
Louis Jackson Writing Competition
c/o Institute for Law and the Workplace
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Illinois Institute of Technology
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661-3691
Questions may be directed to Professor Martin H. Malin by e-mail to