Sat Mar 28 2015   
Affilitiated Faculty


Eighth Annual Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Award Winners Announced

Five law students received recognition and cash awards for their writing skills in the 8th Annual Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.

Student winners of the 2008 competition, announced January 30, were:

  • Meaghan Kramer (1L) - First Place - $2000;
  • April Fletcher (2L) - Second Place - $1000;
  • Raghu Nandan (2L) - Third Place - $500;
  • Taryn Gallup (1L) - Honorable Mention - $250;
  • Aaron Martin (2L) - Honorable Mention - $250;

Using a legal problem prepared by Arizona Law faculty, students prepared an editorial or an op-ed piece on an issue involving the death penalty. The student writing was judged for accuracy, brevity, clarity and persuasiveness. Judges included: The Hon. Rebecca White Berch, Arizona Supreme Court; The Hon. Javier Chon-Lopez, Pima County Superior Court; lawyer Lacey Gard, Office of the Arizona Attorney General, political reporter Daniel Scarpinato, Arizona Daily Star, and the Editor-in-Chief of Arizona Attorney magazine, Tim Eigo.