Monday, April 27, 2009

06/01/09 Milani Disability Law Writing Competition (for student briefs)

(hat tip: Suzianne D. Painter-Thorne; Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law)

The deadline for the Milani Writing Competition is five weeks away.

Mercer and the ABA host an annual writing competition in honor of Mercer’s former legal writing professor, Adam Milani. It is one of the few student competitions for briefs – not academic papers. Prizes can be as high as $1,000.

Here are this year’s topics:

-disability law;
-the Civil Rights Act of 1964;
-Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972;
-Age Discrimination in Employment Act;
-Family and Medical Leave Act;
-a state statute or municipal ordinance prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

The deadline for submission is June 1. Further information is posted on the Mercer website at


Image, found linked from the University of Idaho's "About Moscow" page.

Photographer: Will Simpson
Location: Monty's Woods