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Unless otherwise noted, papers are due in the Office of Academic Affairs (Lewis 208), and electronically to writingprizes@law.harvard.edu by 5:00 pm Friday, April 28, 2017.  Please note:  Submissions for the Klemens von Klemperer Prize are due on March 31, 2017; submissions for the Fisher Sander Prize are due on May 5, 2017.  Detailed submission instructions can be found here.

Addison Brown Prize: Private International Law or Maritime Law
Amount: $9,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Jack Goldsmith

Animal Law & Policy Program Writing Prize
Amount:  $1,000
Deadline:  April 28, 2017
Reviewed by:  Professor Kristen Stilt

Victor Brudney Prize: Corporate Governance
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professors Lucian Bebchuk, Reinier Kraakman and Mark Roe

Davis Polk Legal Profession Paper Prize
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor David Wilkins

The Roger Fisher and Frank E.A. Sander Prize: Negotiation, Dispute Systems Design, Mediation, Dispute Resolution, or ADR
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 5, 2017
Reviewed by: Professors Robert Bordone and Guhan Subramanian

Islamic Legal Studies Program Prize on Islamic Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professors Intisar Rabb

Yong K. Kim ’95 Memorial Prize: Law or Legal History of the Nations and Peoples of East Asia, or Issues of Law Pertaining to U.S.–East Asia Relations
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor William Alford
Special Instructions: Papers are due by April 28, 2017 at 5pm along with the required 2016-2017 Writing Prize Cover Sheet. Please submit two hard copies to the East Asian Legal Studies Office (Austin 301) and an electronic copy to via email to Mike Zaisser (mzaisser@law.harvard.edu).

Laylin Prize: Public International Law
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Naz Modirzadeh
Special Instructions:  Papers must be nominated by a faculty supervisor.  Nominations can be submitted to writingprizes@law.harvard.edu.

LGBTQ Writing Prize: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer Legal Issues
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professors I. Glenn Cohen and Jeannie Suk

Mancini Prize: European Law and European Legal Thought
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Gerald Neuman

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Bankruptcy
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Mark Roe
Special Instructions: To be considered, papers must be accompanied by a nomination from the faculty supervisor. Nominations should be emailed directly to Professor Roe (mroe@law.harvard.edu) as well as to writingprizes@law.harvard.edu.

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and the Fourteenth Amendment
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Mark Tushnet

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Environmental Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Jody Freeman

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Family Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Janet Halley

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Legal History
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Bruce Mann

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Intellectual Property
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Terry Fisher

Irving Oberman Memorial Prize: Law and Social Change
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Andrew Crespo
Special Instructions: To be eligible for this prize, the central theme of the paper must be the relationship between law and social change. For example, the paper might concern the ways in which a particular legal regime has facilitated or hindered social change, the ways in which advocates have used law to advance their vision of social change, or proposals for law reform designed to advance a particular vision of social change. The paper submission must include an abstract that states how the paper addresses the relationship between law and social change. Papers without such an abstract will not be considered for the prize.

John M. Olin Prizes: Law and Economics
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Steve Shavell
Special Instructions: Students wishing to apply should first have the professor under whom the paper is written email a statement evaluating the paper to Steven Shavell (shavell@law.harvard.edu) by the indicated deadline. The student should then email the paper to Irina Goldina (igoldina@law.harvard.edu) by 5pm on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Project on the Foundations of Private Law: Topics Related to Private Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professors Henry Smith and John Goldberg

Sidney I. Roberts Prize in the Field of Taxation
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professor Tom Brennan

Klemens von Klemperer Prize:  Resistance
Amount:  $3000
Deadline:  March 31, 2017
Reviewed by:  Professor Benjamin Sachs and Dean Martha Minow
Special Instructions: The winner of this prize will be expected to attend a dinner to be held on April 21, 2017.

Stephen L. Werner Prize: Criminal Justice
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 28, 2017
Reviewed by: Professors Carol Steiker and Alex Whiting