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2019 Gordon Law Group Scholarship

Here at the Gordon Law Group we understand that the increasing cost of college tuition makes it challenging for deserving, outstanding students to graduate. So to help, every year we offer a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student who submits the best essay on a given topic.

Write a 1,500-Word (or Less) Essay On:

Should esports athletes be classified as independent contractors or as employees? Does your opinion conform to or differ from current industry wisdom and standards?

At Gordon Law, we work with esports athletes, teams, sponsors, and investors. Since this billion-dollar industry is still fairly new, we want to hear students' opinions regarding whether or not professional gamers should be classified as independent contractors or employees. Does your opinion follow or differ from current industry wisdom? Applicants should respond with about a 1,500-word submission using at least two legitimate sources, one of which must be from our blog (gordonlawltd.com). The winner will recieve a $1,000 scholarship. Essays will be judged on research quality, organization, practicality, and originality. All entries must be submitted by September 30, 2019.

DO PUBLISHERS PRESENT AN ANTITRUST THREAT?

ESPORTS LEGAL LESSONS FROM THE TFUE V. FAZE CLAN CONFLICT

LABOR LAW CONSIDERATIONS FOR ESPORTS TEAMS AND ATHLETES

ESPORTS EARNINGS: STRUCTURING TOURNAMENTS SO ALL PROS CAN COLLECT WINNINGS

INTERNATIONAL ESPORTS LAW: ARE PEOPLE GOING TO JAIL FOR BOOSTING?

TEAM PARTICIPATION AGREEMENTS: ESPORTS LAW MATTERS

ESPORTS INVESTORS: TWENTY-FOUR THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE INDUSTRY

ESPORTS LAW UPDATE: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS AND THE OLYMPICS

ESPORTS LAW: NEW JERSEY SAYS YAY TO TRADITIONAL SPORTS BETTING BUT NOT ESPORTS BETTING?

ESPORTS CONTRACT LAW: ONE-SIDED ASSOCIATION CONTRACT PERPLEXES ESPORTS LAWYERS

ESPORTS LAW: THE DAWN OF LEGAL ESPORTS BETTING?

ESPORTS BETTING LAW: A PLAIN ENGLISH, LAWYER-APPROVED OVERVIEW

ESPORTS LAW: LET'S TALK ESPORTS UNIONS

ESPORTS CONTRACTS: 5 THINGS EVERY ATHLETE SHOULD CONSIDER

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2019.

Your essay must include at least two links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or another post on gordonlawltd.com.

Application Requirements:

Scholarship Submission Application








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