Student Essay Awards
The Center for International and Comparative Law offers two student essay awards each academic year for papers on topics in international and comparative law. This competition is open to all students in the University of Baltimore School of Law, Merrick School of Business and Yale Gordon College of Liberal Arts.
Recent First Prize Winners:
“International Law for American Courts: Why the “American Laws for American Courts” Movement is a Violation of the United States Constitution and Universal Human Rights”
"The Collective Bargaining Chips are Down: How Wisconsin's Collective Bargaining Restrictions Place the US in Violation of International Labor Laws"
"Leaving Neverland: Can America Construct a Comprehensive Preventive Detention Policy That Balances Liberty and Security in a World of Terror?"
“ICSID’s Jurisdictional Jurisprudence: Legitimacy in the Balance”
"The European Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy Expressed Through International Organizations"
"Protecting the World with Supply-chain Contracts: The Use of Contracts to Require Compliance with Labor Conditions and Environmental Standards"
“Achieving International Protection of Cultural Property: Proposals for Harmonizing Common Law and Civil Law Approaches”
“A Comparative Analysis of the Aspirations and Flaws of the French and German Headscarf Cases”
Gregory M. Garrett
“Protection of the Global Commons Requires A New International Convention”
“Truth in Chemical Weapons Disposal”
“European Union Controls in United States Mergers”
“Comparative International Taxation”
Kai-Niklas A. Schneider
“Export Controls on Encryption Technologies”