Pritikin Award

Pritikin Award

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 JILP awards the prize to a student who submits a previously unpublished paper that makes the most significant contribution to legal knowledge in the realm of international law and policy.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 2016-2017 Pritikin Contest

Prize amount: $1000

Deadline for submission: March 31, 2017

Where to submit entries: Please email all submissions to jilp.ucd@gmail.com with the subject line: “Pritikin Award Submission.” 

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  • Entries must be previously unpublished.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The prize will be awarded to a student who submits a previously unpublished paper which makes the most significant contribution to legal knowledge in the realm of international law & policy.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

CONTACT/QUESTIONS:

Hope Kwiatkowski, Editor In Chief

Past Winners:

2015-2016: Matthew Kearney

2014-2015: India Powell

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]

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