Skip to Main Content

Writing Competitions for Law Students: Public Interest Law

Public Interest Law Competitions

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review’s Annual Public Interest Essay Competition

Submissions must focus on a specific legal issue within the realm of public interest law, including any issue relating to social justice or advancing the general welfare and good of the public.

Affordable Housing & Community Development Law Student Legal Writing Competition

The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Forum. It is also
intended to attract students to affordable housing, community development, or pro bono practice fields,
and to encourage scholarship in these fields. Each entrant must follow the rules of the competition
detailed herein.  Submit by March 21, 2024.