Student Scholarship Honored at Law Review Notes Presentation

Lexington, VA Friday, September 26, 2008

On October 2, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room, third-year law students Michelle L. Evans and Allen C. Myers will present their winning law review notes during the annual event recognizing the best student articles produced by Washington and Lee Law Review staff writers.

10/2/2008 - Law Review Notes Presentation: Michelle Evans
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Michelle L. Evans, recipient of the Washington and Lee Law Council Law Review Award, presents her note titled "Wrongs Committed during a Marriage: The Child That No Area of the Law Wants to Adopt."

10/1/2008 - Law Review Notes Presentation: Allen Myers
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Allen C. Myers, recipient of the Roy L. Steinheimer Award, presents his note titled, "Untangling the Safety Net: Protecting Federal Benefits from Freezes, Fees, and Garnishment."

Each year, second-year law review staff writers are required to write an article on an issue of current interest in the law with the help of a faculty advisor and a member of the Law Review editorial board. Authors of the two best notes receive one of two awards along with a cash prize. The articles are presented at the Law Review Student Notes Program the following year and also are published in the Washington and Lee Law Review.

Evans, Senior Articles Editor of the W&L Law Review, is the recipient of the Washington and Lee Law Council Law Review Award. She will present her note titled "Wrongs Committed during a Marriage: The Child That No Area of the Law Wants to Adopt." W&L law Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson served as faculty advisor on the note. Commenting on Evans' article will be Jana Singer, professor of law at the University of Maryland School of Law, and Robert E. Shepherd ('59A, '61L), a visiting professor of law at W&L this year and an emeritus professor at the University of Richmond School of Law.

Myers, Managing Editor of the W&L Law Review, is the recipient of the Roy L. Steinheimer Award. He will present his note titled, "Untangling the Safety Net: Protecting Federal Benefits from Freezes, Fees, and Garnishment." W&L law Professor Henry Woodward served as faculty advisor on the note. Commenting on Mysers' article will be Philip T. Lacy and William J. Quirk, both professors of law at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

This event is open to the public. Audio and video recordings of the presentations will be available on the law school web site following the event.

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