Friday, November 1, 2013
Laura Cooper (Minnesota) sends word of the Annual Law Student Writing Competition sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law and College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Here's the pertinent information:
The American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law and the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers have announced the rules and deadlines for their Annual Law Student Writing Competition. J.D. students at accredited U.S. law schools are eligible to enter. Entries may address any aspect of public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar. Three prizes may be awarded by the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers: First Place: $1500, Second Place: $1000, Third Place: $500. The first-place winning article will be published in the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law and its author will be a guest at the annual CLE program of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and honored at the Annual Induction Dinner of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. The deadline for submission of articles is Midnight (EDT) on May 15, 2014. Full competition rules are available here.
The first-place winner of the 2013 competition, Matthew S. Smith, a third-year law student at American University, will be honored November 9th at the College’s dinner in New Orleans for his article, A Matter of McKnight and ADAAA: Why Title I Protects Former Employees with Disability Who Receive Fringe Benefits.