JD student Julia Kalinina and Aoife McCormick, an exchange student last year from Trinity College Dublin, each win a prize for outstanding paper

Julia Kalinina

JD student Julia Kalinina (pictured) has won the 2019 Advocates In Defence of Expression in Media/Canadian Media Lawyers Association writing prize for her paper, “Political Advertising in the Age of Social Media.”  She wrote the paper in Professor Craig Scott‘s International and Transnational Law Intensive Program (ITLIP) last term.  Ad IDEM/CMLA offers annually the Ad IDEM Writing Prize for a paper promoting freedom of expression.  In addition, Kalinina has received an invitation to the Association’s annual conference taking place in Toronto November 8 to 9.

In other news, Trinity College Dublin student Aoife McCormick, who was in Adjunct Professor Tony Duarte‘s entertainment and sports law class last year while on exchange at Osgoode, has won the A&L Goodbody Solicitors prize for most outstanding article published in the current volume of the University College Dublin Law Review [Vol 19 2019].  The title of McCormick’s article is “The Immortal Icon: A Critical Analysis of Post-Mortem Publicity Rights in the United States.” In an email message to Duarte informing him of her award-winning paper, McCormick thanked him “for teaching such an engaging class and for your help on my essay.”