Megan James, Vol. 46 Managing Editor, wins Burton Award for Legal Writing

Congratulations to Megan James, the Volume 46 Managing Editor, for receiving the 2014 Distinguished Legal Writing Award from the Burton Awards, in Association with the Library of Congress! This award is only given to 15 law students and selected from entries submitted from the nation’s top law schools. This award honors law school students for clear, concise, and comprehensive legal writing, and the awards are selected by law school professors and judges, including professors from Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, and Stanford Law School. Megan received the award for her student comment, Checking the Box Is Not Enough: The Impact of Texas Rice Land Partners, LTD. v. Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas, L.L.C. and Texas’s Eminent Domain Reforms on the Common Carrier Application Process, 45 TEX. TECH L. REV. 959 (2013). The award ceremony will be held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on June 9, 2014.