2012 Law Student Essay Competition
2012 Law Student Essay Competition Winners
Mandatory Pre-Trial DNA Tests on All Felony Arrestees and Indictees: Constitutional?
University of Iowa College of Law
Big Brother is Watching You: The Slippery Slope of Allowing Searches for DNA Sample Collection from Arrestees
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Strands of Privacy: Privacy Rights and DNA Sample Collection from Federal Criminal Defendants Charged with Felonies
Loyola Marymount Law School
2011 Law Student Essay Competition
2011 Law Student Essay Competition Winners
"Reading, Writing and Interrogating: Providing Miranda Warnings to Students in Schoolhouse Interrogations"
William & Mary Law School
"School's Out? Factoring a Student's Age into Miranda's Custody Calculus"
Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law
"Hear My Words That I Might Teach Your: The Rights to Silence and Counsel Down at the School Yard"
Daniel M. Erwin
Quinnipiac University School of Law
2010 Law Student Essay Competition
2010 Law Student Essay Competition Winners
"Confronting State Experimentation in the Wake of Melendez-Diaz"
George B. Milam
University of Virginia School of Law
"In Search of a New Rationale: The Effects of Melendez-Diaz on the Admission of Lab Results"
University of California – Berkeley, School of Law
"The Procedural Sweet-spot Between the Confrontation Clause and the Administration of Justice Regarding Forensic Analyst Reports"
University of Baltimore School of Law
The American Judges Association (AJA) annual essay competition is open to all full-time law students enrolled in and attending an accredited law school in the United States or Canada. The first prize for the contest is $3,000; second is $1,500; and third is $1,000. First, second, and third place winners and their law schools will be presented with an award certificate. The winning essay will be published in AJA’s journal, Court Review. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the National Court Reporters Association.