Win money and get published


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The 2014 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize writing competition is now open. Submit an essay of 10,000-20,000 words addressing issues of excellence in legal skills, civility, ethics and professionalism. The competition is open to members of the bench and bar as well as students. The winner will receive $5,000, publication of their essay in the South Carolina Law Review, and an award presented at the Supreme Court of the United States. For more information go to

For information on other student writing competitions check out the Law Library’s Research Guide. If you need help getting started on your research come by the reference desk or use our Personal Librarian Program.

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