Dictum Society

Writing Competition

Writing Competition


sponsored by anu school of legal practice

Question: There are many arguments for and against mandatory sentencing. With current issues such as attacks on emergency workers affecting the community, is this something that could work or is a one-size fits all approach a reflection of lazy policy writing?

Deadline: 1 October 2018


  • Words: 500  +/-  10%
  • Deadline: 5PM, 11 May
  • Prize: $100
  • Dictum Member to participate
  • Essays must be AGLC compliant


Please submit your essays to publications@dictumsocietyvu.com, and title your submissions: WRITING COMPETITION - [INSERT FULL NAME].

Please email publications@dictumsocietyvu.com if there are any queries or problems.