Fostering Excellence in Professionalism, Ethics, Civility, and Legal Skills

The Warren E. Burger Prize

COE2013_Shanmugam Crouch _Burger PrizePurpose

The Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to encourage outstanding scholarship that "promotes the ideals of excellence, civility, ethics and professionalism within the legal profession," the core mission of the American Inns of Court.

Overview

The American Inns of Court invites judges, lawyers, professors, students, scholars, and other authors to participate in the competition. Please submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000 to 20,000 words on a topic of your choice addressing issues of legal excellence, civility, ethics and professionalism.

Judges

Prize

Procedures

The winning essay will be announced on or before August 31.