Online essay writing competition 2014 -

Winter 2015 National Student Writing Competition Winners by Jing

Law, international law of relevance to U.S. Labor and employment attorneys, or how a legal topic is treated in states across the country, but papers limited to the law of a single state will not be considered. Students are encouraged to discuss a public policy issue, practical implications of a leading care or doctrine, a statute or the need for statutory modification, or a common law doctrine. Articles may address U.S.

Although personal information should not appear on the manuscript itself, the title should be clearly visible on at least the first page. The article should be 12-point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, with the footnotes single-spaced and double-spacing between footnotes on 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper with one-inch margins on all sides.

Papers must be analytical in nature, not merely a summary of the law. Students must present and discuss competing points of view with respect to the issue presented and must distinguish their conclusions from opposing positions with sound logic and reference to multiple sources. Prize Information: 1. The College of Labor and Employment Laqyers may award the following prizes: First Place: 1500, Second Place: 1000, Third Place: 500. 2. The first-place winning article will be published in the ABA Journal of Labor Employment Law. 5. The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers may, at its discretion, include a copy of any or all of the prize-winning manuscripts in an issue of its newsletter and/or on its web site. Articles must be submitted to, using the subject line "Writing Competition by midnight (EST) on May 15, 2015. A separate cover page must be submitted which includes the paper's title, author's name, law school, graduation date, e-mail, street address and telephone number. All citations should conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Edition). Manuscripts must be the origninal work of a single author, may not have been written for paid employment, and may not have been submitted for publication elsewhere.