Matsui Writing Competition
The Matsui Writing Competition is open to all law students nationwide! Submissions are due June 1, 2015. The winner of the 2015 competition will receive $1,500 and the entry will be published in UCLA’s Law School Asian Pacific American Law Journal.
The Robert T. Matsui Annual Writing Competition was established by Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund (AEF) in 2005 to honor the late Congressman Robert T. Matsui and his many accomplishments. Through this writing competition, AEF seeks to encourage legal scholarship on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American legal community and, more generally, the publication of law review articles on topics of relevance to racial and ethnic minorities and the law.
2014 Asian American Writers’ Workshop Publishing Conference
You’re a writer. We know it. You know it.
This Sunday, June 8, at the Issue Project Room in Brooklyn, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop is hosting its 2014 Publishing Conference. We encourage all AABANY members interested in writing & being published to attend. AABANY members Helen Wan & Blossom Kan have already been published. Who says lawyers can’t be writers (or at least have their writing read beyond the courthouse or law firms)?
From the Historical Society of the New York Courts: Garfinkel Essay Contest Poll
What should the topic be for our 2014 contest?
With the generous support of Gloria and Barry Garfinkel, the Society has offered annually since 2008 The David A. Garfinkel Essay Contest established in memory of the Garfinkel’s son David. This contest targets students from community colleges across New York State, offering them the opportunity to submit essays on topics of New York legal history. The competition seeks to draw students with a wide range of interests in law, history, social science and general research writing. The grand prize is $1,500, and the CUNY & SUNY Community College Prizes are $1,000 each. The winners of the competition are honored on Law Day each year held in the magnificent courtroom of the New York Court of Appeals. Their families and professors are invited for a memorable day at the courthouse for the awards ceremony followed by a luncheon where they are graciously and warmly greeted by the Court of Appeals Judges.
ACS and the University of Pennsylvania Law School ACS Chapter are pleased to announce the 2013 Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition, an annual national student writing competition in honor of Constance Baker Motley, a civil rights attorney and the first African-American woman appointed to the federal bench. This competition seeks to encourage student scholarship that advances Judge Motley’s legacy by enhancing society’s understanding of progressive legal theories. The winner will be awarded $3,000 and an offer of publication in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. The two runners-up will receive $1,000 each. The submission deadline is Friday, February 22, 2013. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.