American Bankruptcy Institute Law Student Writing Competition

Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Award Amount: 

Available awards include $4,000 in prize money and publication in the prestigious ABI Journal and ABI committee newsletters. Winners of the competition will be announced in April 2018. We will also provide one-year ABI memberships to all students who participate.

The First Place Winner, sponsored by Blank Rome, LLP, will receive a prize of $2,000, plus publication of his or her paper in the prestigious ABI Journal.
The Second Place Winner, sponsored by Jenner & Block, will receive a cash prize of $1,250, plus publication of his or her paper in an ABI committee newsletter.
The Third Place Winner, sponsored by Wolcott Rivers Gates, will receive a cash prize of $750, plus publication of his or her paper in an ABI committee newsletter.

We invite papers on current issues regarding bankruptcy jurisdiction, bankruptcy litigation, or evidence in bankruptcy cases or proceedings. The paper may address business or consumer cases and may include matters such as bankruptcy sales, plan confirmation and other topics that involve jurisdiction, litigation or evidence in the bankruptcy courts.

Papers should be 10 to 12 pages in length.