The 28th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition sponsored by the  Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association. The deadline for submission of entries is June 6, 2011. The Competition is open to law students and graduate planning students writing on a question of significance in planning, planning law, land use law, local government law or environmental law.   The winning entry will be awarded a prize of $2,500 and will be submitted for publication in /The Urban Lawyer/, the law journal of the American Bar Association’s Section of State & Local Government Law.  In addition to the first prize, the Competition will offer a second place prize of $1,000 and up to two Honorable Mentions of $250.  More info here.