Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele Wheatly announced today that Amy Falkner, senior associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor of advertising, will become interim dean of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, effective immediately. Falkner, who has been…
SU College of Law student wins national writing award
SU College of Law student wins national writing awardFebruary 18, 2008Jaclyn D. Grossojgrosso@law.syr.edu
Third-year Syracuse University College of Law student Katherine A. Ritts wrote her way to national recognition and received the 2008 Scribes Law-Review Award. The annual award recognizes the best student-written note or comment in a law review or journal.
Her work — “The Constitutionality of ‘Let Them Rest in Peace’ Bills: Can Governments Say `Not Today, Fred’ to Demonstrations at Funeral Ceremonies?” 58 Syracuse L. Rev. 137 (2007) — was chosen over more than 70 other entries.
Ritts, a Syracuse resident, is a member of the Syracuse Law Review and serves on the publication as an executive editor. She is also a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa, president of the Justinian Honorary Law Society, and has been awarded Dean’s List recognition.