External Competitions

Essay Poster.jpgALPSA Essay Competition

The Australian Legal Philosophy Students’ Association is proud to present the 2017 Australian Legal Philosophy Students’ Association Essay Competition. The 2017 ALPSA Essay Competition boasts a judging panel comprising the Honourable Justice Patrick Keane of the High Court of Australia, Professor Jeremy Waldron of New York University, and Professor Brian Bix of the University of Minnesota.

The 2017 ALPSA Essay Competition will focus on jurisprudential perspectives on the proposed bill of rights for Queensland and entries are open until 31 July 2017. First prize will be a $750 cash prize and publication in the University of Queensland Law Journal. Second prize will be a $200 cash prize and third prize will be a $100 cash prize.

Support for the 2017 ALPSA Essay Competition comes from The Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence, an Institute of the University of Sydney, the Australasian Association of Philosophy, and the University of Tasmania. Full details of the 2017 ALPSA Essay Competition are available on our website: https://alpsaonline.wordpress.com/competitions/essay-competition/.

Please send any queries about the competition to the ALPSA Competitions Director at molly.thomas1@uq.net.au.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

The National Essay Competition

The National Essay Competition is open to all Deakin students (current and recently graduated). It is an Australian wide event. There is a wide opportunity to discuss an important legal issue you are interested in! The academic paper can be anywhere between 3,000 and 12,000 words!
The winner will receive a prize of $1,000! The top 4 participants will receive national exposure in the 2017 Australian Law Students’ Association Academic Journal. This journal is distributed across all Australian law student societies.

Visit this link for further information: http://www.alsa.asn.au/competitions/essay-competition/

Dates: Due date is Wednesday 17 May at 5:00PM AEST