Law Review Publication Awards                                                                                     

2015 – 2016

Best Casenote Award: Nikita McMillian, “From Loving Mother to Welfare Queen to Drug Addict? Lebron v. Sec'y Fla. Dep't of Children & Families and the Evolving Public View of the Poor as a Class of Sub-Humans with Sub-Rights,” 35 Miss. C L. Rev. 196 (2016)

Best Comment Award: Jessica L. Setzer, “Confusion in the Fifth Circuit: Has the Fifth Circuit Revised its High Evidentiary Standard in Sexual Harassment Cases?,” 34 Miss. C. L. Rev. 263 (2015)

Publication Award: Candice Rucker,“Whose Line is it Anyway?: McDonald v. McDonald and the Substantive Use of the Guardian Ad Litem's Testimonial Hearsay in Mississippi's Chancery Court Proceedings,” 35 Miss. C. L. Rev. 101 (2016)

 Publication Award: Stephen F. Broadus, IV, “Ten Years After: Kelo v. City of New London and the Not So Probable Consequences”, 34 Miss. C. L. Rev. 323 (2015)

 Publication Award: T. Alexandra Parker, “Alligators for Christmas: Liability for Wild Animals in the Context of Private Nuisance”, 34 Miss. C. L. Rev. 307 (2015)

 

2016-2017

Best Casenote Award: Laura Sheely, “The Environmental Protection Agency on Thin Air, Michigan v. EPA:  The Problem of Regulations on Remand Without Vacatur,” 35 Miss. C. L. Rev. ____ (2016)

 Best Comment Award: Robert C. White, “At-will Employment and Healthcare: A Constant Conflict”, ___ Miss. C.L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming).

 Publication Award: Cameron Wilcher, “Unraveling a Ball of Confusion: Layers of Criminal Intent, Facebook, Rap, and Uncertainty in Elonis v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2001 (2015), ” ___ Miss. C.L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming).

 Publication Award: Katie Christian, “‘It’s Not My Fault’: Inequality Between Posthumously Conceived Children and Why Limiting the Degree of Benefits to Innocent Babies is a ‘No-No!’”, ___ Miss. C.L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming).