California Water Law Writing Prize
$1000 Writing Prize
to be presented at the 2021 California Water Law Symposium
Maximum of 5,000 words, not including endnotes.
Papers longer than 5,000 words may be trimmed to meet the 5,000 word maximum, with brief summaries (not included in the word count) of the excised material. Students submitting a trimmed paper must provide two versions of the paper: (1) the trimmed version that meets the 5,000 word requirement, and (2) the complete version. Shorter submissions are very welcome. All submissions will be given equal consideration.
Nell Green Nylen, WLS Board Member
PAST WRITING PRIZE RECIPIENTS
Congratulations to the following worthy recipients of the California Water Law Writing Prize!
"The Problem with Proportionality: The Effect of Proposition 218 on Retail Water Rates for Community Gardens in Los Angeles"
by Laura Yraceburu, UCLA School of Law, JD 2020
"California's Human Right to Water: Progress Made, Lessons Learned, and Next Steps (a Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund)"
by Sarah M. Rowan, Stanford Law School, JD/MS 2019
"Sedimentation in California Reservoirs: A Long-Term Problem of Immediate Concern"
by Ryan Mahoney, McGeorge School of Law, JD 2017, LLM 2018
"The Exclusivity of Inclusion: Involving Environmental Justice Communities in California's Central Valley in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act"
by Shampa Panda, Berkeley Law, JD 2016