Call for Student Papers: 6th Annual John D. Greenwald Writing Competition

Call for Student Papers: 6th Annual John D. Greenwald Writing Competition

Are you a JD, LLM or SJD student passionate about International Economic Law? Would you like a chance of getting published and winning one of three cash prizes?

Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) and the Georgetown Journal of International Law (GJIL) are seeking novel & innovative submissions for the 6th Annual John D Greenwald Writing Competition! We invite submissions from current JD, LL.M. or SJD students from around the world. Note that student enrollment at Georgetown Law is not a prerequisite for participating. 

The prizes for this year’s Greenwald Competition include $2500 and publication in the GJIL for first place, $1500 for second place, and $1000 for third place. Please refer to our flyer for all requirements and instructions. Submissions have to be sent by February 10, 2023 to

The winning submission of the 5th Annual John D. Greenwald Competition was Mine Orer’s “Drafting an Exhaustion of Local Remedies Clause for Investor-State Arbitration Reform”​. You can learn more about other winning submissions from previous years’ Greenwald Competitions here.

Please email with any questions.


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