The Theodore M. Pritikin Memorial Fund was established to honor Theodore Pritikin, a bright and gifted alumnus who founded the UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy (JILP). The Fund provides an annual prize for a student writing competition sponsored by the Journal. JILP awards the prize to a student who submits a previously unpublished paper that makes the most significant contribution to legal knowledge in the realm of international law and policy.
Information for the 2014-2015 Pritikin Contest
Prize amount: $1000
Deadline for submission: March 31, 2015
Where to submit entries: Please email all submissions to Carmel Imani.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENTRY:
- Entries must be previously unpublished.
- Entries must be written by King Hall students (includes LL.M students).
- Entries must be approximately 20 to 30 pages, double spaced, in 12-point font with 1" margins on all sides, on 8.5 x 11" paper, including footnotes/endnotes.
MAIN EVALUATION GUIDELINE:
The prize will be awarded to a student who submits a previously unpublished paper which makes the most significant contribution to legal knowledge in the realm of international law & policy.
OTHER EVALUATION CRITERIA:
- Timeliness/relevance to current international affairs
- Strength of writing
- Strength of ideas/analysis
Carmel Imani, Pritikin Co-Chair
2013-2014: Erin Huntington
2012-2013: Jared Wigginton
2011-2012: Jihan Kahssay
2010-2011: Katherine Wang [pdf]
2009-2010: Scott Vignos [pdf]
2008-2009: Agatha Panday [pdf]
2007-2008: Kristy Young [pdf]
2006-2007: Melinda Luthin [pdf]
2005-2006: Lila Hollman [pdf]
2004-2005: Ben Klafter [pdf]
2003-2004: James Asa High, Jr. [pdf]
The staff of the UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy (“JILP”) is excited to publish its twentieth volume this year. The UC Davis Journal of International Law and Policy publishes semi-annually and strives to contribute pertinent and interesting scholarly works to the field of international law.
JILP is pleased to host several speakers throughout the year, ranging from lectures given by renown professors to judges on international tribunals. The series will continue throughout the year, in place of our annual symposium. Read more »