Award Amount


The purpose of the competition is to create greater interest in the field of dispute resolution among law students at U.S. law schools.

One prize of $1,000 dollars will be awarded for the best entry as judged by the Boskey Essay Committee, comprised of representatives from the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.

The essay may address any aspect of dispute resolution practice, theory, or research that the contestant chooses.

Read the James Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Competition Rules for entry specifications. Failure to follow the essay and entry requirements will result in automatic disqualification.

Entry Deadline

Entries for the competition must be received by June 9, 2023.