Law School Center Announces Winners of Student Writing Competition

The School of Law’s Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution recently announced the winners of an international student writing competition sponsored by the law school and the University of Missouri International Center.

The competition was coordinated with an international works in progress conference organized by MU in cooperation with the American Society of International Law Dispute Resolution Interest Group. It was open to students currently enrolled in degree-granting programs in law anywhere in the world.

First place in the writing competition was awarded to Soterios Loizou, a doctoral candidate at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law in the United Kingdom, for his submission, “Revisiting the ‘Content-of-Laws’ Enquiry in International Arbitration.”

Second place was awarded to Katherine Covett, a JD/MBA student at the Quinnipiac School of Law in Connecticut, for her submission, “Negotiating ‘Brexit’ Through Mediation.”

An honorable mention was given to Dorothea Anthony, a doctoral candidate at the University of New South Wales in Australia, for her submission, “Resolving U.N. Torts in U.S. Courts: Georges v. United Nations.”