With more than 31,000 members, FFRF, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, works as a watchdog to protect the constitutional principle of the separation of state and church. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, based in Madison, Wis., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational charity, is the nation's largest association of freethinkers (atheists, agnostics), and has been working since 1978 to keep religion and government separate. All dues and donations are deductible for income-tax purposes.
For 40 years, FFRF has served as a leading voice for freethought in America.
The prescribed word length is between 850-1,000 words, not including footnotes.
The contest is open to all ongoing students up to age 30 attending a North American law school, including those graduating from law school by spring or summer of 2019.
THEMES: The theme for the Essay Competition shall be ‘International Law Regime’ with special focus on International Humanitarian Law.
The topics must be chosen from/inspired by the aspects of International Humanitarian Law only.
The deadline for submissions is Sunday, June 30, 2019. Students enrolled in a JD, LLB, or other first degree program in law at an accredited faculty outside the United States may also participate.
Students must be in good standing at their institutions.
The essay is due no later than midnight, July 1, 2019. “The Freedom From Religion Foundation is proud to bring the gospel of freethought to our centers of legal learning,” says FFRF Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor.
“Law students must be made aware of the secular foundation of our country.” Additional information and contest rules can be found at.