Student authors at the annual Student Author Reception at Pence Law Library.
Student authors at the annual Student Author Reception at Pence Law Library.

Students, Alumni Recognized During Annual Author Reception

March 29, 2018

Students and alumni were recognized for their published works during American University Washington College of Law’s 13th Annual Student Author Reception March 26.

Hosted by the Pence Law Library, the reception gave honorees the opportunity to discuss their publications and share their writing experience with peers and attendees.  

This year, 62 authors were recognized for their work within nine of Washington College of Law’s 13 law briefs and journals.

Administrative Law Review

  • Laila SabaghThe SEC's Regulation Crowdfunding: The Issuer's Dilemma

  • Jon HeinzReducing Defense Contract Waste: The Inadequacy of Defense Contract Audit Practices in Preventing and Recovering Systemic Defense Contractor Waste

  • Jacqueline Hayley SummsGrappling with Inmates' Access to Justice: The Narrowing of the Exhaustion Requirement

  • Daniel McCaskeyUltra Vires? The Threat of Zika

  • Priyanka CohenThe Common Denominator Between Crowdfunding and Securitization of Subprime Mortgages: The SEC

  • Jonathan WrightBlow the Whistle! How Bringing Whistleblower Rewards to Antitrust Would Help Cartel Enforcement

  • Joshua CouceLoyalty Through Unlawfulness: Standing up to the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule

  • Matthew D. GoldsteinHUD's 2016 Legal Guidance: An Administrative Dilemma

  • Jessica Winslow – Advanced Practice Nurses: The Solution to the VA Healthcare Crisis?

  • Sabra R. MesserThe Parameters of Trust: Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Prioritizing Reliable Agency Communications

  • Eric EmanuelsonFake Left, Fake Right: Promoting an Informed Public in the Era of Alternative Facts

  • Holly WeaverOne for the Piece of Two: The Hidden Costs of Regulatory Reform Under Executive Order 13,771

  • Brianna GardnerFighting for the Right to Stay Alive: Testing the D.C. Circuit's Reasoning in Abigail Alliance in Light of Obergefell

  • Arielle ChapnickTwenty-Five Percent: U.S. Customs and Border Protection's New Challenges in Increasing its Force

  • Savannah TurnerThe Secrets of the Secret Court: An Analysis of the Missing Party and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

American University Law Review

  • Mark S. Levy –  Note, Holding the FBI Accountable for Hacking Apple’s Software Under the Takings Clause

  • Annie P. Anderson – Comment, Why Anti-Surcharge Laws Do Not Violate a Merchant’s Freedom of Speech

  • Emily M. Nevala – Comment, Waste in Space:  Remediating Space Debris Through the Doctrine Abandonment and the Law of Capture

  • Lucas Novaes – Comment, It’s Time to Stop Punting on College Athlete’s Rights:  Implications of Columbia University on the Collective Bargaining Rights of College Athletes

  • Joseph R. Briscar – Comment, Data Transmission and Energy Efficient Internet Data Centers

  • Katherine Conway – Comment, Fundamentally Unfair:  Databases, Deportation, and the Crimmigrant Gang Member

  • Jordan E. Helton – Comment, Construction of a Terrorist Under the Material Support Statute

  • Kendall R. Pauley – Comment, Why Salman Is a Game-Changer for the Political Intelligence Industry

  • Michael J. Lenzi – Comment, The Trans Athlete Dilemma:  A Constitutional Analysis of High School Transgender Student-Athlete Policies

  • Samantha Primeaux – Comment, Makeup Dupes and Fair Use

  • H Jacqueline Brehmer – Note, Data Localization:  The Unintended Consequences of Privacy Litigation

American University Business Law Review

  • Conor Arpey – The Multifaceted Manifestations of the Poor Door:  Examining Forms of Separation in Inclusionary Housing

  • Carl Gual – The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Zuffa: From ‘Human Cock-Fighting to Market Power

  • Stephanie Vilella – Adea Disparate-Impact Claims: How the Third Circuit Age-Proofed Comparators

  • Natalie CuadrosBremaining In Vogue:  The Impact of Brexit on the British Fashion Industry, 7 Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 129 (2018).

  • Seth Weintraub – Hey Alexa: Was it the butler, in the foyer, with the candlestick? Understanding Amazon’s Echo and Whether the Government Can Retrieve Its Data

  • Erica Hughes – A Search by Any Other Name:  Google, Genericism, and Primary Significance

  • Bianca Petcu – Fake News and Financial Markets:  A 21st Century Twist on Market Manipulation

  • Mofetoluwa ObadinaRigging the Rig: The Merits of American Jurisprudence in Enhancing Jurisdictional Arguments in Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Law

  • Eli Daniel – Athlete Student: Should NAIA Student Athletes Be Considered Employees?

American University International Law Review

  • Michael A. WitschelHuman Rights in Times of Crisis: Article 3 Prevails --Examining How LGBTQ Asylum Seekers in the European Union Are Denied Equal Protection of Law

  • Tarja CajudoJapan's Failure to Protect Japanese-American Children from International Parental Kidnapping in Violation of the Hague Convention on Child Abduction

  • Shannon RigginsLimitations on the Right to Manifest Religion in European Private Companies: Achbita v. G4S Secure Solutions NV Under Article 9 of the ECHR and Article 18 of the ICCPR

  • Natalie Holland – Freedom of Expression and Opinion in Wartime: Assessing Ukraine’s Ban on Citizen Access to Russian-Owned Websites

  • Charlie LyonFalse Hopes: Why a Renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement will violate the International Labor Organization

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

  • Amy Heath Cruel and Unusual Punishment: Denying Ex-Felons the Right to Vote

  • Katherine HolcombeJASTA Straw Man? How the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act Undermines Our Security and Its Stated Purpose

  • Dalal HillouCriminalizing Nonviolent Dissent: New York's Unconstitutional Repression of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Movement

  • Hannah RobertsRethinking the Effects of a Guilty Plea on the Right to Challenge One's Statute of Conviction

  • Alice MutterFrom Criminals to Survivors: Recognizing Domestic Sex Trafficking as Violence Against Women in the District of Columbia

  • Cassandra ErlerFar From Well-Settled: The Supreme Court's Decision in Lozano v. Alvarez as a Violation for Substantive and Procedural Due Process under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act

  • Sara MedinaSexual Abuse of Juveniles in Correctional Facilities: A Violation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act

  • Hunter Grolman – Pressing Pause: Tolling Statutes of Limitation for Sex Offenses While Rape Kits Remain Untested

  • Krista EllisLegislator-led Prayer: A Harmless Historical Tradition or an Unconstitutional Establishment of Religion?

  • Alicia MartinezFollowing the Fifth Circuit: Title VII as the Sole Remedy for Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Educational Institutions Receiving Federal Funds

American University Intellectual Property Brief

  • Katherine WeigleHow the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Affects Cybersecurity

Criminal Law Practitioner

  • Summer WoodsWe “Kent” Keep Transferring Kids Without a Hearing: Using Recent Supreme Court Jurisprudence to Revive Kent v. United States and End Mandatory Transfer for Juveniles

Health Law & Policy Brief

  • Raenetta Ellison

Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief

  • Carolyn Larcom

  • Alexandra Nolan

  • Israel Cook

  • Savannah Pugh

  • Stephanie Fishman

  • Alycia Kokos

  • Kate Juon

  • Mark Yurich

  • Amanda Stoner