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Common threads: Enter the Mental Health T-Shirt Contest

October 07, 2019

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, and World Mental Health Day is October 10. We observe this month and day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to increase support for wellness. This day is meant to provide an opportunity for all those affected to talk about


DC Bar writing competition examines the 19th Amendment

August 29, 2019

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the right for women to vote became law in the USA. And the 19th Amendment is the topic of the DC Bar's writing competition. The D.C. Bar Communities Office is presenting this year's competition. The winner will receive

Become a part of legal history – enter the Morris L. Cohen competition

Become a part of legal history – enter the Morris L. Cohen competition

March 02, 2018

Would you like the chance to win a trip to Chicago and present a paper this July at a national conference? Then enter the Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition! 'That the Future May Learn from the Past' Morris L. Cohen was an attorney, law librarian, and


Submit to the 2016 Patent Quality Initiative writing competition

November 04, 2016

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


Experienced attorneys share their greatest advice

October 04, 2016

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

Consumer Protection

Showcase your knowledge of consumer protection

April 26, 2016

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

ABA Forum on Communications Law

The Force is strong with the Forum on Communications Law

April 08, 2016

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

Enter the Section of Family Law Schwab Essay Contest

Enter the Section of Family Law Schwab Essay Contest

January 27, 2016

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

You could be one of the stars of the Grammys

You could be one of the stars of the Grammys

December 08, 2015

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

Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest

Contest alert! Show us your business law writing skills

December 04, 2015

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

University of Manitoba Students Out-Negotiate Competitors

April 01, 2015

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.

Stetson Law and Mizzou Law Triumph in ABA Arbitration Competition

April 01, 2015

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