Student Writing Competition
The Food Drug & Device Law Section is currently seeking articles from students attending Hamline School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, University of St. Thomas Law School or William Mitchell College of Law. Articles should be focused on issues of interest to attorneys practicing in the area of food, drug or device law. Submissions should be sent via email to Sue Bores at email@example.com on or before Wednesday, April 30, 2014. See below for details regarding publication and prizes.
- The MSBA Food Drug & Device Law Section will award the following prizes: First Place: $500, Second Place: $250, Third Place: $100.
- All winning articles will be published on the Section’s webpage.
- All winners will be honored at the Section’s Annual Meeting in May or June 2014 (date TBD).
First Place: GENETIC DRIFT: THE SPREAD OF GMOS, WHY THEY MATTER, AND AN OUTLINE FOR LIABILITY by Aileen Craven
First Place: Direct-To-Consumer Advertising of Prescription Drugs & the World of Social Media: The Paradox of Advertise First, Ensure Safety Second by Jennifer C. Middleton
Second Place: FDA Regulation of Off-Label Promotion of Pharmaceuticals through the False Claims Act: Is There a Better Way? by Elizabeth Karan
Place: The Assault On Bad Food: Tobacco-Style Litigation As An Element Of The Comprehensive Scheme To Fight Obesity by Jada J. Fehn
Second Place: “SE,” Safe and Effective, Substantially Equivalent, or both? by Michelle Mercer
Third Place: Psychotropic Medication: Magic Bullet to Treat Mental Illness or Just Another Dangerously Unregulated Industry? Evaluating Whether the Current FDA and Legal Structure is Sufficient to Protect American Consumers of Psychotropic Medication by Jennifer Olson