Current Competition


General Write-On

The 2020 Write-On Competition will take place May 14–18, 2019.  Please make sure to submit all materials as required by the Write-On Packet by May 19 at 9 am.

Thank you to all who participated in the 2019 Write-On Competition!


Transfer Student Write-On

The 2019 Transfer Competition will take place July 18–22, 2019.  The admissions office will send information regarding the Transfer Competition to transfer applicants once they have been accepted at SMU Dedman School of Law.
For more information, please click here.

Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about journal membership and the Write-On Competition. To discover more about each of the many journals SMU publishes, visit the SMU Law Journals page. 

For any additional questions, please contact the Programming Editor, Luke Ohnmeis, at