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
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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