The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research.
Steven Perlmutter is the first place award recipient for his paper High Times Ahead: Products Liability in Medical Marijuana. Perlmutter received his JD degree from ASU Law and is now pursing an LLM degree. Celeste Robertson takes second-place honors for her paper When Bitcoins Buy Opioids: Why Amending the Federal Money Laundering Statutes is Necessary to Combat the Opioid Crisis. Robertson is a 2L. Their papers demonstrate sophistication and originality in the use of research materials, exceptional innovation in research strategy, and skillful synthesis of research results into a comprehensive scholarly analysis.
A review panel comprised of librarians Victoria Trotta and Beth DiFelice and Clinical Professor Kimberly Holst selected the winners from a number of very competitive entries.
To read more about Steven and Celeste’s papers, please follow this link: Announcing the 2018 Recipients of the Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
Congratulations to our 2018 Winners!