Haiku Contest for Law Students

Take a break from your studies and write a haiku for a chance to win prizes.  A haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem.  Haikus consist of three lines and a total of 17 syllables.  The first line has five syllables, the second seven, and the third five. 

Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Contest Winners!

Melissa Hernandez – Grand Prize Winner
DePaul University College of Law

The Healthcare Act stands!
But The Commerce Clause just shrank...
Roberts sleight of hand?

Kevin S. Elliker – Runner Up
William & Mary Law School

On the term's last day,
all eyes affixed for marriage. 
The Hobbs Act... wait, what?

Jessica Watsky – Runner Up
University of Connecticut School of Law

Thank you, Ms. Windsor!
Now I can leave my partner
All my student loans.


Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions and the U.S. Constitution


Full and part-time law students at ABA-accredited law schools.  See the official rules for more information.

Information about the 2014 - 2015 Contest will be posted by August 1, 2014.