The writing competition for the Class of 2021 will begin on Thursday, June 22 at 11:59 pm and end on Friday, June 30 at 11:59 pm.
The competition consists of two parts: the note portion and the technical portion.
The note portion of the competition, worth 25% of the competition score, requires students to write a note on comment based solely upon the closed packet distributed for the competition.
The technical portion, worth 25% of the competition score, requires students to perform a technical and substantive edit of an excerpt from an unpublished article in addition to correcting citations to conform with the 20th edition of the Bluebook.
The remaining 50% of the competition score will be based upon 1L grades.
Top 33% of the class is required for eligibility.