Dukeminier Awards Journal of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law

Each year, scholars, lawyers, judges, and law students throughout the United States publish hundreds of law review articles concerning various aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity law. The Williams Institute and the students at UCLA School of Law who staff the journal initiated the Dukeminier Awards to acknowledge and distribute the best of these articles.

The goals of the journal and its awards are to encourage scholars to begin or continue writing about sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy; provide valuable recognition and support for scholars, law students, and lawyers who write in this area; and provide easy access to each year’s best scholarly materials for those outside of legal academia, including lawyers, judges, other legal actors, and policy makers. Those who receive the Dukeminier Award will have their article republished in the Dukeminier Awards Journal.

The Dukeminier Awards Journal is edited in partnership with the Williams Institute and staffed by students at UCLA School of Law. Staff recruitment of first-year students begins in the spring. Interested 1Ls may reach out to daj@lawnet.ucla.edu with any questions.

Current Issue

Dukeminier Awards Journal

Volume 18 (2019)

Introduction
Adam P. Romero
Legal Scholarship and Federal Policy Director, The Williams Institue

 

Prize Winners

The Michael Cunningham Prize
Marie-Amelie George

Assistant Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
Bureaucratic Agency: Administering the Transformation of LGBT Rights, 36 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 83 (2017)

The Stu Walter Prize
Courtney G. Joslin

Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law
Discrimination In and Out of Marriage, 98 B.U. L. Rev. 1 (2018)

The M.V. Lee Badgett Prize
Deborah A. Widiss

Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Law and Ira C. Batman Faculty Fellow, Indiana University School of Law
Intimate Liberties and Antidiscrimination Law, 97 B.U. L. Rev. 2083 (2017)

The Ezekiel Webber Prize
Jordan Blair Woods

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law
Unaccompanied Youth and Private-Public Order Failures, 103 Iowa L. Rev. 1639 (2018)

The Jeffrey S. Haber Prize for Student Scholarship
Allison Smith

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Preserving the Possibility of a Future Biological Family: State-Mandated Insurance Coverage of Fertility Preservation for Youth Patients When Primary Treatment Causes Sterility, 18 Dukeminier Awards J. 267 (2019)

  • Student Writing Competition

    The Dukeminier Awards Journal and the Williams Institute are pleased to announce the return of the Student Writing Competition.

    The Dukeminier Awards Student Writing Competition annually recognizes the best law review note written by a student in the field of sexual orientation and gender identity law. The First Place award is $1,000 and will be recognized as part of the Dukeminier Awards: Best Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law Review Articles of 2019. View past winners of the competition. This writing competition is made possible by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.

  • Masthead

    Volume 19 | 2020 Masthead

    Editor-In-Chief
    ADAM COHEN

    Chief Articles Editors
    JENNIFER GIBBINS RACHEL PENDLETON

    Chief Note Editor
    CHRISTOPHER CHIANG


    Senior Editors
    LIBERTY SACKER
    AK SHEE

    Articles Editors
    CHRISTOPHER AFGANI
    REBECCA BROWN
    MARY LIPSCOMB
    TIFFANY SARCHET
    SKYLER ROSS
    SARA D. WILLIAMS

    Managing Editors
    MATTHEW GARDNER EMILY OWEN

    Associate Editor
    NICHOLAS MILLER

    Production Editor
    JENNIFER YU

    Business Manager
    JEFFREY LINXWILER

    Outreach Manager
    MICHAEL LUNDHOLM

    Staff
    TBD

    Faculty / Williams Institute Advisor
    ADAM P. ROMERO

    Publications Coordinator
    ELIZABETH PURVIS

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