Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship

Each year since 2013 the Frances Lewis Law Center has awarded the Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship to two members of the Washington and Lee University School of Law faculty to celebrate outstanding contributions to legal scholarship in their respective fields that were supported by Law Center summer grants.  These awards recognize works that are of the highest quality and are aimed at, or likely to have an impact on, improving the law or the administration of justice. 

Recipients of the Lewis Prize have included:  

2016

Michelle Drumbl, for her continuing series of outstanding contributions in the area of tax administration and tax policy  

Russell Miller, for his continuing series of outstanding contributions in the area of comparative privacy and intelligence oversight

2015   

Mark Drumbl, for his continuing series of outstanding contributions in the area of international criminal law  

Margaret Hu, for her article titled Big Data Due Process   

2014  

Kish Parella, for her article titled Transcommercial Institutional Legitimacy  

Victoria Sahani, for her article titled Harmonizing Third-Party Litigation Funding Regulation  

2013  

Erik Luna and Josh Fairfield, for their article titled Digital Innocence  

Susan Franck, for her forthcoming book on investment treaty arbitration, as well as for producing two articles related to investor-State mediation