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Global Law Writing Competitions

Students have the chance to be recognized for outstanding scholarship by writing competitions in areas of global law.


Davis Wright Tremaine International Law Writing Award (limited to Lewis & Clark students)

ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Benjamin B. Ferencz Essay Competition (international criminal law)

GoJIL Essay Competition (set topic)

Holocaust Remembrance Essay Award

James Baker Hughes Prize (international economic law)

ICSID Student Writing Competition (international investment arbitration)

International Humanitarian Student Writing Competition

Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition (set topic)

Mendes Hershman Award (international business)

Daniel T. Murphy Student Writing Competition (international business)

Albert S. Pergam International Law Writing Competition Award

Science and Human Rights Student Essay Competition

Trandafir Writing Competition (international business)

Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition (customs and international trade)

Virginia Human Rights Competition