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American Indian Law Review National Writing Competition

2021-2022 AILR Writing Competition Winners

The American Indian Law Review congratulates the winners
of its 2021-2022 national writing competition:

1st place ($1,500) – Chantelle van Wiltenburg, Yale Law School
“‘The Center Cannot Hold’: Nation and Narration in American Indian Law”

2nd place ($750) – Elana Oser, University of Virginia School of Law
“Compelling the Federal Government to Preserve American Indian Treaty
Reserved Natural Resources Threatened by Climate Change”

3rd place ($400) – John F. Saylor,  University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
“ICRA Habeas Jurisdiction for Tribal Banishment Under VAWRA”

The AILR also recognizes two other entrants who finished
among the competition's five finalists:

Brett Roberts,  Ave Maria School of Law
“Returning the Land: Native Americans and National Parks”

Saylor S. Soinski, Yale Law School
“Repatriating the Buffalo: NAGPRA’s Applicability
to Yellowstone Bison Management”


This Year's Finalist Round Judges

The editors of the American Indian Law Review also wish to express their deep appreciation
to the distinguished individuals who took part in judging this year's competition finalists:

Jeffrey Cartmell
Counselor to Secretary of State, State of Oklahoma

Ezra Rosser
Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University

Charles Tripp
Chief Supreme Court Justice, Kaw Nation; Founding Partner, Legal Advocates in Indian Country, LLP; Founding Partner, Indian Collaborative Consultants, LLC

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