2021 High School Essay Contest by Columbia Undergraduate Law Review: Submit by June 30: Expired

Columbia Undergraduate Law Review are calling for students who are interested to participate in the 2021 High School Essay Contest.

About the Contest

The Columbia Undergraduate Law Review is excited to announce its 2021 High School Essay Contest. Respondents must answer the prompt in approximately, but no more than, 1500 words (citations excluded).

Topic of the Contest

Explain the implications COVID-19 has had on an individual’s “right to privacy.” You may wish, but certainly are not required, to talk about contact tracing, vaccine passports, mandatory quarantine which may track an individual’s location, etc. to support your response.


The first-prize article will be published on our online website and the next two runners-up will receive a certificate of recognition from the Columbia Undergraduate Law Review.

Submission Rule
  • The essay can explore the implications of privacy infringement within the context of any country and its relevant legal systems.
  • This question can also be explored within the context of international law including, but not limited to, treaty law, customary law and International Court of Justice litigation. Please cite sources in Chicago Citation format.
  • Essay submissions are accepted from all currently enrolled high school students.
  • The contest is open internationally.
How to Apply?
  • Interested students can submit their essay through this link.
  • Please upload your file in a pdf format.
  • The name and photo associated with your Google account will be recorded when you upload files and submit this form.
  • Results will be announced by early September at the latest.
Submission Deadline

June 30, 2021

Click here to view the official notification 2021 High School Essay Contest by Columbia Undergraduate Law Review

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