Friday, October 31, 2008

Labor and Employment -- 05/15/09 -- $1,500; $1,000, $500

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2009 College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Law Student Writing Competition.

TOPIC: The scope of permissible topics is broad, i.e., any aspect of public or private labor or employment law. Students are encouraged to present a:

  • public policy issue,
  • critique of a leading case or doctrine,
  • comment on a statute or the need for a statutory modification,
  • comment on a common law doctrine.

ELIGIBILITY: All currently enrolled undergraduate law students attending accredited law schools in the United States.

PRIZES: First prize - $1,500.00
Second prize - $1,000.00
Third prize - $500.00

In addition to a monetary award, the winner will have his/her article published in a future issue of the College newsletter and posted on the College's website. The Labor Lawyer, a journal of ideas and developments in labor and employment law, published by the American Bar Association and the Section of Labor and Employment Law, has indicated a strong desire to publish the winning entry, if it meets their publication standards। Winners will also be invited guests at the Annual Induction Dinner of the College where they will be recognized and honored during the evening program.

For more information: click here.