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2010

Matthew Hofmeister Matthew Hofmeister
12th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, 1/2010
The RIAA and Online Piracy: Why Bundling Access to Digital Music with Other Products and Services Would Give the Industry Greater Control Over Downloading (PDF) »
Placement: 1st
Prize: $5000
In addition to the honor of winning this competition, his paper will be published and he will be the guest of honor at the Grammy luncheon in LA.

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2009

Katherine Hales Katherine Hales
ASCAP's Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition, New York, New York, 2/2009
Who Is Burdened with the Duty to Monitor?
Placement: 1st
Prize: $600
ASCAP's Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition is a very highly-regarded competition that solicits papers, each year, on any issue involving copyright law. There is a local portion of the competition, in which student-authors submit their papers to their law-school deans, and a national portion, in which the winning papers from each law school compete with one another. Katherine won the SCOL portion of the competition, for the best entry submitted to the Dean.

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2008

Michelle Larson-Krieg Michelle Larson-Krieg
2008 Alice Paul Feminist Jurisprudence Essay Contest, American University Washington College of Law, 11/2008
Comparable Worth in Minnesota and Ontario: Implications for U.S. Policy
Placement: 1st
To view winning essays and submit an entry for the 2009 contest visit http://www.wcl.american.edu/gender/wlp/.

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2007

Gretchen Eoff
2007 IADC Legal Writing Contest, 2007
Losing the Battle in the War on Attorney-Client Privilege through Selective Waiver: Viewing the Selective Waiver Quagmire through the Lens of the Tenth Circuit's Opinion in in re Qwest Communications International (PDF) »
Placement: 2nd

Seth S. Gomm Seth S. Gomm
ABA's 2007 Mendes Hershman Writing Competition, 2007
In re Qwest Communications International Inc.: The Tenth Circuit Hangs Up the Phone on Qwest's Petition for Selective Waiver, But the Line Is Not Dead (PDF) »
Placement: 1st

Jack Hobaugh
2007 Seer Law Student Writing Competition, 7/2007
Standing for Sanding: Nourishment for Private Beaches (PDF) »
University of Denver Sturm College of Law student papers were chosen for publication on the Section web site. Students were in Professor George Sherk's spring 2007 class: Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy.

Christopher Mark MacNeill
2007 Seer Law Student Writing Competition, 7/2007
Sovereignty (PDF) »
University of Denver Sturm College of Law student papers were chosen for publication on the Section web site. Students were in Professor George Sherk's spring 2007 class: Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy.

Sean Shank
2007 Seer Law Student Writing Competition, 7/2007
Sleight of Unclean Hand[s]: The Cape Wind Controversy (PDF) »
University of Denver Sturm College of Law student papers were chosen for publication on the Section web site. Students were in Professor George Sherk's spring 2007 class: Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy.

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2006

Christopher Bosch Christopher Bosch
National Native American Law Students 2006 Writing Competition, University of Tulsa School of Law, 2006
Grave but Ancient Wrongs: How the Past Conspires With the Present and What City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation and Oneida Indian Nation v. Madison County Hold for the Future of Tribal Sovereignty (PDF) »
Placement: 5th

Helen Massey Hoopes
National Native American Law Students 2006 Writing Competition, University of Tulsa School of Law, 2006
The Sacredness of Happiness (PDF) »
Placement: 7th

Yvette Livengood Yvette Livengood
National Native American Law Students 2006 Writing Competition, University of Tulsa School of Law, 2006
Preserving the Inequities of Mainstream Dominance: Atkinson v. Shirley (2001) and Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation (2005) and the Legacy of the Rehnquist Court (PDF) »
Placement: 3rd

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2005

Geoffrey Klingsporn Geoffrey Klingsporn
2nd Annual Legal Affairs Writing Contest for Law Students, 2/2005
Soft Law for Solid Contracts? A Comparative Analysis of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts' and Principles of European Contract Law's Value for the Process of Contract Law Harmonization (PDF) »
Placement: 1st
Prize: $2000
Geoffrey's winning entry, entitled The Secret Posse, appeared in the March/April 2005 issue of Legal Affairs magazine. To read Geoffrey's article online and learn more about his win, click here.

Melissa Dougherty Melissa Dougherty
2005 Leonard v.B. Sutton Award in International Law, 4/2005
A Comparative Analysis of International Tribunals: The Formation of an Iraqi Judiciary to Try Sadaam Hussein (PDF) »
Placement: Honorable Mention

Peter Jenkins Peter Jenkins
2005 Leonard v.B. Sutton Award in International Law, 4/2005
The Economic Community of West African States and the Regional Use of Force (PDF) »
Placement: Honorable Mention

Lars Meyer Lars Meyer
2005 Leonard v.B. Sutton Award in International Law, 4/2005
Soft Law for Solid Contracts? A Comparative Analysis of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts' and Principles of European Contract Law's Value for the Process of Contract Law Harmonization (PDF) »
Placement: 1st
Prize: $3000

Sandra Weiland Sandra Weiland
2005 Leonard v.B. Sutton Award in International Law, 4/2005
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: Persuasive Force or Binding Law? (PDF) »
Placement: Honorable Mention

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