Law School News

 

MC Law recent graduates Christopher Meredith '10 and Dustin Childers '10, along with Hunter Kitchens, 3L and Talibah Smith, 3L won the Nathan Burkan Memorial Student Legal-Writing Competition at the local level, held in June 2010.  Meredith and Childers, 1st and 2nd place, respectively, advanced to the national level.  Kitchens and Smith received and Honorable Mention. The projects were supervised by Professor Alina Ng and the local competition was judged by Professor Lee Hetherington.

 

Papers considered for the competition were submitted for the Spring 2010 Advanced Copyright Seminar and one was an independent research paper.

 

The first place paper by Meredith and the second place paper by Childers will be submitted to the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition at the national level, where the Copyright Society of U.S.A. and the American Society for Composers, Authors, and Publishers will pick the three best papers from papers submitted by participating schools.

 

All of the winning students did an excellent job with their research projects and the school is very proud of them.