Commencement Awards

Congratulations to 2012 Law Review Graduates Who Received Commencement Awards

May 31, 2012 – The New York Law School Law Review congratulates the graduating Law Review students who were recipients of awards at New York Law School’s 120th Commencement ceremony, held on Monday, May 21, 2012.  These were well-deserved honors for all of the students, reflecting their commitment, leadership, and contributions to the legal profession as students at New York Law School. The Law Review is also pleased that the school’s most prestigious writing prizes were awarded to students for their Law Review notes, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Law Review.

Otto L. Walter Distinguished Writing Awards

Nicholas W. Turner, Day Division, for his Law Review note, “Dodd-Frank and International Regulatory Convergence: The Case for Mutual Recognition”

Eric J. Marshall, Evening Division, for his Law Review note, “Rescuing the Union Grievance from the Shoals of Garcetti: A Call for the Return to Reason in Public Workplace Speech Jurisprudence”

Adam Rich, Evening Division, for his Law Review note, “Finding the Groove: A Path Forward on Sound Recording Terminations?”

The Alfred L. Rose Award for Excellence

Nicholas W. Turner, Day Division

Eric J. Marshall, Evening Division

Professor Lung-Chu Chen Award for Excellence in the Field of Human Rights

Nicholas W. Turner

Faculty Award for Outstanding Service to the New York Law School Law Review

John Joseph Imhoff III

Stephanie L. Wiegand

Alexander D. Forger Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

Stephanie L. Wiegand

National Association of Women Lawyers Award

Sarah Ashley Ferguson

Roger J. Miner Award for Outstanding Editorial Contribution to the New York Law School Law Review

Andrew J. Finan

Nicholas W. Turner

New York Law School Law Review Award for Best Note

Katherine Lazarow for “The Continued Viability of New York’s Juvenile Offender Act In Light of Recent National and International Developments”

Ernst C. Stiefel Writing Award for Excellence in Comparative-Common Civil Law

Nicholas W. Turner, for his Law Review note, “Dodd-Frank and International Regulatory Convergence: The Case for Mutual Recognition