Events and Announcements

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Crandall & Pera Law Legal Scholarship

The Crandall & Pera Law Legal Scholarship awards $3,000 annually to a student who has demonstrated an interest in a career as a trial lawyer. The scholarship is available to all pre-law, incoming, and current students currently enrolled, or who will be enrolled, at an accredited law school for the upcoming semester, who can demonstrate financial need, have exemplified exceptional skills as orators, and a firm commitment to diversity. For application instructions and deadline, go to:

Sponsored by Crandall & Pera Law
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

National Law Review 2018-19 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work. The NLF Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR website. Each month's entries will be judged and the top two to four articles chosen will be published on the NLR website. For more information go to

Sponsored by NLR
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

Silverman, McDonald & Friedman Educational Scholarship

Silverman, McDonald & Friedman are now accepting applications for its yearly scholarship contest on civil justice. Applicants should submit an essay of 500 words or less, be currently enrolled in an accredited law school, and include a statement on financial need. Applications should be submitted by June 2019 and the winning essay will receive $5,000. For more information please go to

Sponsored by Silverman, McDonald & Friedman
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

Environmental Law Institute Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) invites law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. The author of the article deemed best by a panel of judges will receive a $2,000 cash prize, publication in ELI's flagship publication, The Environmental Law Reporter, and a one-year individual membership to ELI. Article topics should address developments or trends in US environmental law with a significant constitutional, federal, or cross-cutting component. Entries must be emailed to and received by Monday, April 8, 2019. For more information please contact Carrie Burns

Sponsored by ELI
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

Christensen Law Firm Scholarship

The Christensen Law Firm Scholarship is a recurring scholarship worth $2,000 designed to help law students with tuition costs. Applicants must attend an accredited US law school, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and submit on original essay on the following question: What is today's biggest threat to our right to a civil jury trial? Application deadline is January 31, 2019 . For more information, go to

Sponsored by Christensen Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

Student Updates

Admiralty Moot Court Team Is Accepting Applications

The Admiralty Moot Court Team is accepting applications this week! Interested students should submit a resume, unofficial transcript, and persuasive writing sample to Professor Richard Finneran at by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 with your last name and the word "Application" in the subject line. Your email should also indicate your availability to audition during the day on Saturday, November 18. Auditioning will require you to present 10 minutes of oral argument on a topic of your choice and be questioned on that topic. Please indicate the topic you intend to discuss in your application.

Sponsored by Admiralty Moot Court Team
For more information, contact Jennifer French at or (314) 935-7964

Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation

Please Join AISA and the Buder Center for their screening of Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation and panel discussion on November, 29 2018 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. The screening and panel will take place in the Lab Sciences Bldg. Room 300.

Sponsored by American Indian Students Association
For more information, contact American Indian Student Association at or (