Tang Writing Competition

The CMWL established the Judge Thomas Tang Writing Competition to highlight the importance of a diverse legal profession.  The competition is open to law students currently enrolled in any of Arizona's three law schools.  The competition is named after the late Honorable Thomas Tang, who served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in recognition of and to honor his special achievements and interest in diversifying the legal profession.

Prizes: $1000 for first place essay, $500 for second place essay.  Winners are announced at the annual Spring Training for Lawyers convention.

 
2015 Question and Winning Essay

First Place                                                                                                                                                              Timothy Butterfield                                                                                                                                                  James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona                                                                                                   

Second Place                                                                                                                                                         Chikezie Anachu                                                                                                                                                        James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona   

Read Question and Winning Essays                                                                                                


Previous Questions and Winning Essays

2014 -Question; 1st Place Essay; 2nd Place Essay

2013 - Question; 1st Place Essay; 2nd Place Essay


Chairs: Sharon Ng, Karen Hartman-Tellez