News - February 2004
Law Professor wins International Studies Association's
Harold and Margaret Sprout Award
February 3, 2004
University of Michigan Professor Edward A. Parson, who has a joint appointment at the Law School and with the School of Natural Resources and Environment, has won the International Studies Association's Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for best book of the year on an environmental topic for his book Protecting the Ozone Layer: Science and Strategy.
The International Studies Association is the world's largest and
most prominent scholarly organization dedicated to international studies. Established in 1972, the Harold and Margaret Sprout Award is given annually to the best book addressing international environmental problems.Professor Parson joined the Law School faculty in fall 2003. His interests include environmental policy, particularly its international dimensions; the political economy of regulation; the role of science and technology in public issues; and the analysis of negotiations, collective decisions, and conflicts.
|Law Student wins 6th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Essay Competition
February 2, 2004
|Lisa Blackburn has been named winner of the 6th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Essay Competition sponsored by the Grammy Foundation and the American Bar Association. Blackburn will receive a cash scholarship and will travel to Los Angeles to present her paper, "Title Blanding: How the Lanham Act Strips Artistic Expression from Song Titles," and will attend the Grammy Awards.