Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


Up to $2,000

awards available



May 27, 2022


The Fourth Circuit Essay Contest is open to high school students residing in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. To be considered, you must submit a 1000 - word essay on the following topic: "Is the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause sufficient to secure the rights of all citizens, or is the ERA necessary to promote gender equality?"

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