At IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Jackson Lewis LLP and the Institute for Law and the Workplace are happy to announce Louis Jackson National Student Memorial Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. The competition is open to law students and authors who are enrolled in an accredited law school during the Fall 2018 semester.
Topic: Judges will consider papers on any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits, or employment discrimination. The program will award one $3000 to top honors and two $1,000 awards.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- Entries must be the law student author’s own work and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere.
- Authors must have completed or been currently taking course work in employment or labor
- ust be enrolled in an accredited law school during the Fall 2018 semester.
How to Apply & Competition Rules:
To participate, the applicants must submit an online application form through the given link: https://chicagokent.formstack.com/forms/louis_jackson_entry
Or entries may also be submitted in hard copy to:
Louis Jackson Writing Competition, c/o Institute for Law and the Workplace
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology,
565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60661-3691
- Only the first two submissions per law school will be accepted as entries for consideration.
- Entries must be suitable for publication in a law review.
- Citations must conform to current Bluebook style.
- Papers must not exceed 35 pages in length, 8½ by 11 inch, including footnotes, set in 12 point Times Roman font, footnotes in 10 points, with double spacing and one-inch margins.
- One top honors award of $3,000 and
- Two $1,000 awards will be presented to the top three entries.
- In addition to the monetary awards, the top three entries will be published on the Institute for Law and the Workplace website. (Electronic versions of winning papers will be required.)
Submission for the Competition will close on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.
Questions may be directed to Professor Martin H. Malin by e-mail to email@example.com. or Program Associate Sharon Wyatt-Jordan by email to swyattj@ kentlaw.iit.edu.