The 2017 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights is Now Accepting Submissions! 

Wendy Fu, Attorney & Pro Bono Programs Coordinator

If/When/How, in collaboration with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at U.C. Berkeley School of Law, is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the twelfth annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights.

This year, the Sarah Weddington Writing Prize’s suggested theme is “Balancing Burdens and Benefits after Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.” However, submissions on other topics will also be accepted. For more information about our suggested theme and other requirements, please download the call for submissions.

The deadline for submission is Monday, February 27, 2017. 

Winning authors will receive cash prizes: $750 (first place), $500 (second place), or $250 (third place). Additionally, each winning author will receive a copy of the casebook, Cases on Reproductive Rights and Justice, by Melissa Murray and Kristin Luker. The first place winner will also have a chance at publication with the N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change.