Thank you to all who entered SEER's 2019-2020 law student writing competitions. Winning authors are listed below. Information about 2020-2021 competitions is posted on this page.
2019-2020 Writing Competitions
Public Land Law and Policy Competition
Theme: Demonstrate original thought on a question of legal and/or policy significance relating to the topic of the role of public lands and policy. The topic is not confined to any particular type of public lands issue. Submissions may advocate a position, educate the reader, or analyze one or more cases.
To Bolt or Not to Bolt: A Common Sense Framework for Climbing Regulations
Michael Sammartino, University of Maryland Francis Kind Carey School of Law
Energy Law Writing Competition
Theme: Demonstrate original thought on a question of legal and/or policy significance on any issue related to energy law.
Can State Sovereign Immunity Bar Eminent Domain For Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines?
Erin McLaughlin, University of Colorado Law School
Reenergizing the Private Nondelegation Doctrine
Nicholas Wallace, Stanford Law School
Net-Metering in Georgia: Solar Panels or Smoke and Mirrors?
Jacob Weber, University of Georgia School of Law