November 09, 2018

Law Student Writing Competition

The Law Student Writing Competition encourages and rewards student-written articles in the area of antitrust law, competition policy, and consumer protection law.

Deadline for Submission: Tuesday, January 31, 2019

 

 

2018 Winner

Clayton J. Masterman is a fifth-year student in Vanderbilt Law School’s J.D./Ph.D. program in law and economics. He has served as an Articles Editor on the Vanderbilt Law Review, a Janet D. Steiger Fellow in the Office of the Attorney General of Tennessee, and as a summer legal intern in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from Vassar College.

Clayton’s winning article is titled “The Customer Is Not Always Right: Balancing Worker and Customer Welfare in Antitrust Law,” and was published in 69 VAND. L. REV. 1387 (2016).

In Summer 2018, Clayton will be a summer associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. After graduation, he will be clerking for Judge Gregg J. Costa of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

The Law Student Writing Competition encourages and rewards student-written articles in the area of antitrust law, competition policy, and consumer protection law.

How to Enter:

  1. Write an article about antitrust.
    Law students currently enrolled or graduating can write eligible articles of general interest to the antitrust law community, including: Civil and Criminal Antitrust Law, Competition Policy, Consumer Protection, and International Competition Law

  2. Have it published.
    Articles published in ABA-accredited schools’ law reviews or journals between January 1, 2017 and March 31, 2019 qualify.  

  3. Get nominated.
    Each publication’s Editor-in-Chief may nominate one article for the award. E-mail the article and a completed entry form by January 31, 2019 to Luke Lemmeier

More Details:

The winner wil be announced by March 1, 2019. The $2,500 award will be presented at the Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting (March 27-29, 2019) in Washington, DC. The winner will receive an invitation to the Meeting, as well as transportation and accommodations (if living outside DC area).

Eligible papers include published notes, comments and articles, and should generally be 20-30 pages in length, with footnotes. Joint papers and unpublished work, including work that was prepared for a class, seminar or independent study are not eligible.

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