The National LGBT Bar Association’s Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition recognizes and encourages outstanding law student scholarship on the legal issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex persons (Click here to download flyer).
TOPIC: Legal issues affecting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and/or Intersex community.
· $1,000 cash prize
· Publication in the Journal of Law and Sexuality at Tulane University Law School
· Registration, airfare & lodging for the 2010 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair (August 26-28th in Miami Beach, Florida)*
First & Second Runners-up
· Registration for the 2010 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair (August 26-28th in Miami Beach, Florida)
FORMAT: Entries should be a scholarly piece fit for publication in a law review. Entries should follow standard Note format, including Bluebook (18th edition) citation form. All entries must be submitted in English. Each entry should be no longer than 25 single-sided pages with one-inch margins and 12-point Times New Roman font, double-spaced. The page limit includes footnotes (Note: footnotes should be single-spaced and 10-point). Entries containing endnotes or including appendices or supplemental material will not be considered. Published papers or papers to be published in other publications during the entirety of the competition process are ineligible. Each individual may submit only one entry and group entries will not be accepted. Entries should be the sole work of the author and should not yet have undergone editing by others. Editing includes any significant revision as well as technical or substantive review of citations. Informal support, such as general comments on preliminary drafts, is permitted.
All entries must be submitted electronically in either Word or PDF format. Entrants should not include their name or the name of their school on the competition paper itself. Instead, participants should submit a cover page indicating their name, school, permanent address, telephone number and email address.
DEADLINE: Entries should be submitted before the competition closing date of June 1, 2010. Entries are submitted via email to email@example.com. Please include “Michael E. Greenberg Writing Competition” in the subject line.
Please contact the LGBT Bar’s Law Student Division co-chair Samuel Pearson-Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not include any substantive information regarding your piece, as submissions are blind-graded by student co-chairs.
*Airfare will be provided only from destinations within the 48 contiguous United States.
For more information, please visit: lgbtbar.org/competition.html.
If you are interested in learning more about the exciting work of the National LGBT Bar Association’s Law Student Division and being involved in the Law Student Congress please contact Samuel Pearson-Moore at email@example.com.