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American Indian Law Review National Writing Competition

2020-2021 AILR Writing Competition Winners

The American Indian Law Review congratulates the winners
of its 2020-2021 national writing competition:

1st place ($1,000) – Adam Goodrum, University of Texas School of Law
“Meeting the McGirt Moment: The Five Tribes, Sovereignty & Criminal
Jurisdiction in Oklahoma’s New Indian Country”

2nd place ($500) – Lorenzo Gudino, University of Wisconsin Law School
“‘Serving the Very Important Purpose’ of Protecting Indian Children
Without Commandeering”

3rd place ($250) – Brigitta Glunk,  Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
“Caught Between Two Fires: The Struggle for Tribal Sovereignty
Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic”

The AILR also recognizes two other entrants who finished
among the competition's five finalists:

Eden Taylor,  Lewis & Clark Law School
“Whose Land Is It Anyway?”

Micaela Simpson, Southern University Law Center
“The Marshall Factor: How Forced Sterilization of Native American Women
Birthed Generational Reproductive Injustice”


This Year's Finalist Round Judges

The editors of the American Indian Law Review also wish to express their deep appreciation
to the distinguished individuals who took part in judging this year's competition finalists:

Gregory Bigler
District Judge, Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Professor of Law & Director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center,
Michigan State University College of Law

Ezra Rosser
Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University

Alex Tallchief Skibine
S.J. Quinney Endowed Professor of Law, University of Utah College of Law

Charles Tripp
Chief Supreme Court Justice, Kaw Nation; Founding Partner, Legal Advocates in Indian Country, LLP; Founding Partner, Indian Collaborative Consultants, LLC

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