Wednesday, February 4, 2009

brief-writing competition

J0401804Mercer University School of Law and the American Bar Association host an annual writing competition in honor of Mercer’s former legal writing professor, the late Adam Milani. It is one of the few competitions for student-written briefs--not academic papers. Prizes can be as high as $1,000.

This year's topics are disability law; the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Family and Medical Leave Act; or a state statute or municipal ordinance prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

The deadline for submission is June 1, 2009. Further details are posted on the Mercer website.

hat tip: Suzianne D. Painter-Thorne

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