Bloomberg Law Announces 2016 Law Student Short Article Writing Competition!

Bloomberg Law HeaderThe 2016 Bloomberg Law Student Writing Competition has opened. It’s an opportunity to win $2500 and enhance your resume by writing a short article for publication in a BNA insight. These are the current awareness publications read by practitioners!

The Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition is open to students at U.S. law schools that are legal residents of the United States or Canada. The entries must be original articles, which have not been published elsewhere, that analyze trends or developments in the law. See the general FAQs for more information.

Up to 10 winning articles based on accuracy, depth of analysis, writing style, and usefulness of the article to the Bloomberg/BNA  audience will be selected. Winning articles will be published as BNA Insights in one of the following current awareness publications:

US Law Week
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal
Employment Discrimination Report
Health Law Report
Corporate Law & Accountability Report
Daily Environment Report
Criminal Law Report
Privacy & Security Law Report
Securities Regulation & Law Report
Daily Tax Report


  • November 4, 2015: Registration Opens (you must register to submit)
  • January 18, 2016: Article Submission Opens
  • February 5, 2016: Registration Closes
  • February 17, 2016: Article Submission Closes (midnight)
  • March 16: 2016:  Winners Announced
  • April 2016: Winning Articles Published

Rules and Guidelines 

The rules, style considerations, submission guidelines, and other information can be found here.

Last Year’s Winners

Last year’s winning entries are available online on the writing competition page.


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