Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition Winners Since 1999

Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition Winners Since 1999 

The Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) and Brooklyn Law School (BLS) sponsor this annual Writing Competition to encourage law students who are interested in careers in customs and international trade law. The competition honors the memory of Andrew Vance, past president of CITBA and a distinguished practitioner and public servant.  Entrants must be currently enrolled in a JD or LLM program at any of the nation's law schools. 


Waggoner, Justin M. (2007, First Prize) Acquiring a European Taste for Geographical Indications


Canizares, Alex O., (2006, First Prize) Is Charming Betsy Losing Her Charm? Construing U.S. International Trade Statutes Consistently with International Law and Chevron  [An abstract of Mr. Canizares'  paper can be found here.  A link to the cite where it is to be published will be included in the near future.]


Broome, Stephen A., (2006, Second Prize) Conflicting Obligations For Oil Exporting Nations?: Satisfying The Membership Requirements Of Both OPEC and the WTO 


Athanasakou, Konstantina, (2005, First Prize) Why Invoking The SCM Agreement May Not Be A Good Response To Chinese Textiles, 4 Loy. U. Chi. Int'l L. Rev. 281 (2006)


Smith, Derek (Yale Law School), (2005, Second Prize) Establishing a Global Quarantine Against Weapons of Mass Destruction


DiLascio, Tracey (Boston University Law School), (2004, First Prize)How Safe is the Safe Harbor? U.S. and E.U. Data Privacy Law and the Enforcement of the FTC’s Safe Harbor Program, ___ Boston. L. Rev. ___ (2005)  


Emslie, John J. (Brooklyn Law School), (2004, Second Prize)           
Labeling Programs As A Reasonably Available Least Restrictive Trade Measure Under Article XX’s Nexus Requirement
by, 30 Brook. J. Int’l L. ___ (2005) 


Ford, Rosemary (University of Pennsylvania School of Law), (2001, FirstPrize)Carousel Sanctions: A Roundabout Way to Force Compliance With World Trade Organization Decisions, 27 Brook. J. Int’l L. 543 (2002). 


Gong, Hongliu (Golden Gate University School of Law), (2001, Second Prize)
Legal Strategies for Challenging Current EU Antidumping Campaign Against Imports From China: A Chinese Perspective
, 27 Brook. J. Int’l L. 575 (2002). 


Hicks, J. Noelle (University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law), (2002, First Prize)
Facilitating International Trade: The United States Needs Federal Legislation Governing the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
, 28 Brook. J. Int’l L. 155 (2002). 


Leicht,Chad  (Stanford Law School), (2003, Second Prize)
Air Wars Trade Laws and the Battle for Dominance in the Aircraft Industry


Minella, Nicholas J (Brooklyn Law School), Comment, (2002, Second Prize)
Motives and Consequences of the FSC Dispute: Recent Salvo In A Long Standing Trade War or Fashioning A Bargaining Chip?
, 27 Brook. J. Int’l L. 1065 (2002). 


Moisant, Jay P. (Oklahoma City University Law School), (1999, Second Prize)
Addressing the Grey Market - What the Supreme Court Should Have Done
, 25 Brook. J. Int’l L. 639 (1999). 


Monte, Mark J. (Brooklyn Law School), (2000, Second Prize)
How Corporate Factory/Supplier Monitoring Programs Succeed in Curbing AbusiveASweatshop
, 26 Brook. J. Int’l L. 1125 (2001). 


Renaud, John Robert (Emory University School of Law), (2000, First Prize)
Can’t Get There From Here: How NAFTA and GATT Have Reduced Protection for Geographical Trademarks
, 26 Brook. J. Int’l L. 1097 (2001). 


Siprut, Joseph J. (Northwestern University School of Law),(2003, First Prize)
Rational Irrationality: Why Playing The World Trade Organization as a Scapegoat Reduces the Social Costs of Armchair Economics,
29 Brook. J. Int’l L. 709 (2004). 


Slater, Scott S.(University of Pittsburgh School of Law),  (1999, First Prize)
Overcome By Hardship:  The Inapplicability of the UNIDROIT Principles= Hardship Provisions to CISG
, 12 Fla. J. Int’l L. 231 (1998).