March 19, 2018
Deadline May 11: 2018 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "Pursuit of Justice" Legal Writing Competition
Submissions are now being accepted for the Philadelphia Bar Association's 2018 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "Pursuit of Justice" Legal Writing Competition. Law review-quality submissions may be on any topic relating to rights, privileges and responsibilities under federal law. The first place award winner will receive a $2,500 cash prize and publication in The Philadelphia Lawyer magazine and on the Association's website. The award will be presented at an Association event.
The competition is open to full-time and part-time law students in their second or third year at one of the following institutions: Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Temple University Beasley School of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and Widener University Delaware Law School. Part-time law students in their third or later year of study are also eligible.
Download a complete list of rules here. Please direct additional questions to chairperson, Lauren P. McKenna at (215) 299-2754 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11. Please send submissions to: Attn: Dawn Petit, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107 or to email@example.com.