March 04, 2016

Law Student Writing Competition

The Twelfth Annual Law Student

Writing Competition

2015 First Place: Ruth L. Perrin, The George Washington University Law School

"Overcoming Biased Views of Gender and Victimhood in Custody Evaluations When Domestic Violence Is Alleged"

2015 Second Place: Ame Roberts, University of Baltimore School of Law

"Why Maryland Housing Law is Failing Domestic Violence Victims and How Other States May be the Solution"


First Place: Emily Wilson, William and Mary Law School

"Stop Re-Victimizing the Victims: A Call for Stronger State Laws"


First Place: Jacqueline Clarke, Michigan State Universirty College of Law

[In]equitable Relief: How Judicial Misconceptions About Domestic Violence Prevent Victims from Attaining Innocent Spouse Relief Under I.R.C. §6015(f)

Second Place: Reham S. Hewedak, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

The Escape from Domestic Violence: Do Non-Muslim Women have the Option to Leave with their Children from non-Hague Muslim States to Return to the United States?

Third PlaceLaura D’Elia, George Washington University Law School

Is Pro Life Also Pro Domestic Violence? : Exploring the Relationship Between Abortion Restrictions and Domestic Violence