George Mason Law Review Student Author Wins 2010 Burton Award

Joshua Newborn (Senior Research Editor 2009-2010) is the recipient of a 2010 Distinguished Writing Award from the Burton Foundation for his student casenote, An Analysis of Credible Threat Standing and Ex Parte Young for Second Amendment Litigation. Founded in 1999, the Burton Awards program is run in association with the Library of Congress and its Law Library. Nominations for the award are made by law school deans and managing partners of the 1000 largest U.S. law firms. Fifteen Burton Award law school winners are selected annually from law schools across the nation to receive this award, which honors partners in law firms and law students who set a high standard for clarity and effectiveness in legal writing. Read the full story here.

Congratulations, Joshua!