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Vol. 39 No. 9

Writing Contests
Commission on Domestic Violence. First place: Publication in the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law. Deadline: May 31.

Section of Dispute Resolution. First place: $1,000 and online publication of essay. Deadline: June 15.


Section of real property, trust and estate law. First place: $2,500, one-year free Section membership, and trip to the RPTE Fall Leadership Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, in November.Deadline: June 19.


Fellowships, Clerkships, & Scholarships
Commission on Immigration. The ABA Commission on Immigration seeks legal interns to assist in national advocacy work for immigrants, refugees, and other newcomers to the United States.


Career Resources
Résumé database.
The ABA Section of State and Local Government Law Section announces the launch of a new and exciting platform to help ABA law student members find meaningful work experience. The Section’s new résumé database gives students who are interested in state and local government law an opportunity to connect with employers looking for applicants with interests in a variety of areas. If you are looking for a summer or permanent position in any area of State and Local Government Law, including Land Use, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Public Education, Public Finance, Public Utility Law, Regulatory Practice, or Zoning, upload your résumé now.


Forum on Communications Law mentoring. Students can post questions about career development and related issues to mentors via an e-mail discussion list of experienced media law lawyers. Send an e-mail with COMMLAW-MENTOR in the subject line to teresa.ucok@americanbar.orgwith your name, address, law school, and year of law school graduation.

Student Lawyer Student Lawyer magazine provides guidance on educational, career, and related issues for ABA Law Student Division members and other subscribers. It is published four times a year by the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. Student Lawyer is available online to members of the ABA Law Student Division and to print subscribers.