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EXPIRED: January 31, 2013.

This competition is open to students enrolled at accredited law schools in the United States and Canada.  Editors of the American Indian Law Review are not eligible to compete.

TOPICS:

Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples. However, topics recently published in the American Indian Law Review will not be favored.

AWARDS:

  • First Place - $1,000 and publication in the American Indian Law Review, an official periodical of the University of Oklahoma College of Law with international distribution.
  • Second Place - $500
  • Third Place - $250
The three winning authors will be recognized on the masthead of the American Indian Law Review and will receive copies of Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law, provided by LEXIS.

DEADLINE:

Electronic entries must be received no later than 6 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 13, 2012. Hardcopy entries must be postmarked on or before that date. Entries will be acknowledged upon receipt.  All entries become the property of the American Indian Law Review.

COMPETITION RULES:

For more information about the writing competition, entry submission, and the competition rules, see The University of Oklahoma College of Law website.