ALS Hall Of Fame

The Antitrust Law Section honors those individuals for their lives of achievement and service to the cause of promoting competition and protecting consumers.

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Janet D. Steiger Fellowship

This eight to ten-week paid Fellowship provides law students an opportunity to work in the consumer protection and antitrust departments of state and territorial offices of Attorneys General throughout the United States. This consumer protection outreach initiative introduces law students to the rewards of legal careers in public service. Thirty-five fellows were placed for the summer of 2020.

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International Scholar-in-Residence Program

This program provides funding for two international scholars per year to visit the United States to pursue their competition policy-related research. Applications are invited from junior faculty members (those who have been engaged in full-time teaching for five years or less) as well as current or recent Ph.D. students who have a demonstrated interest in the study of competition policy. Recipients have been from France, Italy, Brussels, Australia, England, and Norway.

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Student Writing Competition

Student Writing Competition rewards law student articles on antitrust law, competition policy and consumer protection law.

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Consumer Protection Committee Law Student Essay Contest

This project provides an opportunity to expand the role of the ABA in the area of Consumer Protection among law students, professors and practitioners by inviting students to participate in a discussion on hot topics in consumer protection.

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2020 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The Antitrust Law Section is a proud co-sponsor of the Litigation Section’s Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) that provides internship opportunities to diverse law students. This project was started in 2000 by the Antitrust Law Section and taken over by the Litigation Section in 2002. To date more than 2,800 students have interned with federal and state judges: many in antitrust law.

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2019-2020 Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Writing Competition for Young Lawyers

Calling all law students and new attorney authors! You are invited to submit your original article, comment or note on data privacy and cybersecurity law to The American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section’s 2019-2020 Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Writing Competition for Young Lawyers. The Contest is seeking original, un-published submissions from law students or lawyers in their first 5 years of legal practice on the topic of data privacy and cybersecurity law.

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2020 Fall Forum Student Writing Competition

Calling all law students! You are invited to submit an original article on the future of Antitrust Law to The American Bar Association ("ABA”) Antitrust Law Section’s 2020 Fall Forum Student Writing Competition (the “Contest”). The Contest is seeking original, un-published submissions from U.S.-based law students on the topic, Does Antitrust Law, Consumer Protection or Privacy Law Need to be Modernized for the 21st Century

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2019 Writing Winner

Derrian A. Smith is a 3L at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He has served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Indiana Law Journal and as a Janet D. Steiger Fellow in the Office of the Indiana Attorney General. He holds a B.A. in Sociology and Philosophy from Indiana University – Indianapolis (IUPUI). Derrian’s winning article, titled Taming Sherman’s Wilderness, is forthcoming in Volume 94 of the Indiana Law Journal. After graduation, Derrian will join the Indianapolis office of Frost Brown Todd LLC as an associate.