Description: The 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, is an essay and video competition offering cash prizes and an opportunity to meet eminent jurists and legal practitioners. The contest is open to students in grades 9-12. The theme of the contest is "The 14th Amendment 150 Years After Ratification: What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?" Students are challenged to write an essay or produce a video focusing on how Congress and the federal courts have applied the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to public education, whether in admissions, classroom instruction or athletics.
Award Amount: $2000-1st Place, $1000-2nd place, $500-3rd Place
Deadline: April 1
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