Have a particular legal issue you are keen on? Interested in writing about it? If so, then submit your paper to be considered for the annual Brown Award given by the Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation.
The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. There is no limitation as to topic; only that the writing must be on a legal subject.
Any student wishing to submit a paper must have a letter of recommendation from a faculty member. Specific details regarding the competition may be found here.
Some topics from last year’s winners.
First Place: Information Traps
Second Place: Beneath the Surface of the Clean Water Act: Exploring the Depth of the Act’s Jurisdictional Scope of Groundwater Pollution
Third Place: Lien on Me: The Survival of Security Interests in Revenues from the Sale of an FCC License