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Drake Journal of Agricultural Law Awards

The Drake Journal of Agricultural Law is dedicated to the review of issues related to international and domestic agricultural and food law.

Each year, the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law presents awards honoring the past year's achievements at the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law Dinner as part of the Supreme Court Celebration.

Friend of the Journal

This award is presented to an individual who has offered his or her support and assistance to the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law. This individual is not a staff member of the Journal, but through giving of time and effort helped to make it a success.

2019 recipient:
Theresa Howard, Law School director of Alumni Relations and Special Events

Outstanding Note Award

2019 recipient:
Katelin Gines for "Food Waste: A Regulatory Game?"

2019 honorable mention:
Joshua Duden for "Unreasonable Exemptions: Analyzing the Agricutural Worker Exemptions to Workers' Compensation Laws in Light of Rodriguez v. Brand West Dairy"

Outstanding Board Member Award

This award is presented annually to a member of the editorial board to recognize outstanding commitment and dedication to the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law.

2019 recipient:
Whitney Bugni

Outstanding Editorial Staff Member Award

This award is presented annually to a second-year law student and member of the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law staff. The award recognizes outstanding commitment and dedication to the Journal.

2019 recipients:
Riley Kock

 
Law School News
February 20, 2020
John Gilbertson, a third-year student at Drake University Law School, was recognized onstage during GRAMMY Week 2020 at the 22nd Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Event and Scholarship Presentation, hosted by the Recording Academy. His paper, titled Play It Again Sam: The Free-Market Case for Government Intervention in the Music Streaming Sector, received runner-up in the Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, winning him a trip to Los Angeles and a $2,500 scholarship.