JOLT Student Writing Competition

Mar 11, 2022

JOLT is hosting its annual student writing competition and is accepting submissions on a topic related to law and technology. Submissions should be 15,000 words or less (including footnotes) and must be previously unpublished. Footnotes must conform to Bluebook citation. If your article is published before we inform you about our decision, please withdraw your submission.

Submission deadline: April 1, 2022 at 5:00pm. If you cannot make this deadline, please let us know in advance and we can potentially grant an extension.

Prizes: First place receives publication in JOLT’s Fall 2022 issue and a $600 prize. Second place receives a $400 prize.

To apply, please send an email to with the subject “JOLT Writing Competition” and include the following in your email:

  • One Microsoft Word document that includes an abstract of at least 150 words, an article table of contents, and the article;
  • The author’s resume or curriculum vitae in Microsoft Word or PDF format. We look forward to reviewing your submissions!