Two Competitions Not to Miss

2013 INTER-AMERICAN HUMAN RIGHTS MOOT COURT COMPETITION

teamworkDeadline to register a team:  March 18, 2013

The Competition was established to train attorneys on how to use the Inter-American human rights legal system as a legitimate forum for redressing human rights violations.  The Competition requires students to argue the merits of a hypothetical case written on a cutting-edge topic currently being debated within the Inter-American human rights legal system. All student team members must be enrolled in a Juris Doctor (JD) degree program or its international equivalent to participate as a team. The oral round sessions occur in May 19-24, 2013, in Washington, DC. Here is more information. (Image: Pixabay.)

2013 LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW WRITING COMPETITION

Deadline:  May 15, 2013

writingThe College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law are pleased to announce their 2012–2013 writing competition. This competition is open to articles written while the author is a student at an accredited law school in the United States. (Photo: Deviant Art.)

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.  For more information, click here.