Writing competitions are a great way to hone your writing skills, beef up your resume, and maybe even earn extra money. The following websites provide information about writing competitions for law students. However, please note these websites are not affiliated with UIC John Marshall Law School, and of course, neither the law school nor the Writing Resource Center assumes responsibility for their content.
- The T.C. Williams Legal Essay Contest Catalog, maintained by the University of Richmond School of Law, contains a comprehensive list of law student writing competitons.
- The American Bar Association Law Student Division webpage lists a number of student writing competitions in a variety of subject areas.
- Lewis and Clark Law School's Student Writing Competitions & Associated Scholarships webpage contains an extensive list of law school writing competitions.
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