The Patent Quality Initiative, an education, information and advocacy effort with the goal of improving the use and reliability of patents nationwide, is currently hosting a patent quality writing competition open to any law students in the U.S. Law students have an opportunity to influence the narrative on
What’s the single best piece of advice or information you have received, and what impact has it made on your life to this point? After much deliberation, that’s the question we decided to ask in this year’s law school scholarship essay contest. We all feel that the answer
The three Consumer-Protection related committees of the ABA Antitrust Section (Consumer Protection, Privacy, and Advertising Disputes & Litigation Committees) are excited to announce a new initiative geared towards young lawyers and law students interested in the consumer protection and privacy fields – an opportunity to get published in
It may not seem like a long time ago, nor did it first happen in a galaxy far, far away, but the ABA Forum on Communications started its Representing Your Local Broadcaster event 35 years ago. The 35th celebration, which takes place on the desert planet that is Las Vegas
The United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association's annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2015-2016 academic year is underway!
Would you like the chance to win a trip to Chicago and present a paper this July at a national conference? Then enter the Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition! 'That the Future May Learn from the Past' Morris L. Cohen was an attorney, law librarian, and law professor who published important
With law school enrollment down, and a glut of lawyers in the market, it is becoming increasingly difficult for law students and young lawyers to find meaningful employment as a lawyer. While it may seem like an overwhelming task to network and market yourself, the ABA can help. Students and young
Justin Timberlake (pictured) might not be taking your photo at the Grammy Awards. Or maybe he could if you win this year's 8th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, co-sponsored by the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries and the
Canada is lovely in April. Or so we've heard. If you have an interest in business law, your expertise and writing skills could get you there courtesy of the ABA's Business Law Section. Enter the 30th Annual Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest for a chance to win up to $2,500 and
By Avery Mayne AVERY MAYNE is a 3L at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and served as national student director for the ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition. The media glorifies lawyers as heroes of the courtroom. Many law students rank the portrayals popular characters such as Atticus Finch, Assistant D.A.
By Nicole Israel NICOLE ISRAEL, a 4L evening student at New York Law School, is student editor of Student Lawyer . This year, two sets of champions emerged from the 10th anniversary of the 2014–15 ABA Law Student Division’s Arbitration Competition. Stetson University College of Law and the University of Missouri School of