July 29, 2005
A Tulane Law Student is among the winners of the 2005 American Constitution Society's national student writing competition.
Jeffrey C. Brooks won Honorable Mention for his submission entitled, "Rotten and Deeply Rooted: An Historical Consideration of 'Activist Judges,' the Fugitive Slave Clause, and the Federal Marriage Amendment."
Over 50 papers were submitted from 27 schools across the United States.
The competition was established to encourage rigorous analysis among young lawyers and to promote legal scholarship that furthers the development of progressive legal theories.