New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Animals and the Law Writing Competition

Watch for the Announcement and Rules for the 2013 Competition!

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The Committee on Animals and the Law is proud to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Student Writing Competition:

2012 WINNERS:

First Place – Nicole Pakiz is a student at Vermont Law School, whose graduation is expected in 2012. Her winning paper is entitled, “Why The ALI Should Redraft The Animal-Cruelty Provision Of The Model Penal Code.”  Pakiz received $1,000 for her winning submission.

Second Place – Caitlin Giaimo is a student at Columbia Law School, 3L, whose expected graduation date is May 2013.  Her article is entitled ” Caged Speech: The Agricultural Industry’s Gag Legislation And Its Implications For Investigative Journalism.”  Giaimo received $500 for her essay.

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