The 2013 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest
The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest provides a $5,000 cash award to the author of the winning essay. The 2013 topic is "Is Democracy for Sale?" Any student currently enrolled in an accredited American law school may submit a legal essay for the competition. Essays can be written only during the academic year covered by the competition and may not be prepared as part of paid legal work outside of law school.
The deadline for submitting an intent-to-enter is January 31, 2013 and the deadline for submitting the essay is March 31, 2012.
Information about the contest is posted on the Public Justice website: www.publicjustice.net/news-events/awards.
Copies of the rules and criteria and intent-to-enter form are on file with the Department of Student Services.