May 16, 2019

Graduating IILJ Scholars Receive Convocation Awards

The IILJ is sad to see our 3L Scholars go, but we’re very proud of their accomplishments! Each scholar is graduating with an award (or two or three) in hand. Please join us in congratulating them and wishing them the best of luck on their next adventures.

Alissa Clarke was awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for outstanding contributions to the School of Law. This award is for students especially active in the Law School or the greater legal community. These students distinguish themselves through leadership in student groups, community organizations and/or public service initiatives. Alissa also won the Jeannie Forrest Women in Leadership Award, for demonstrating exceptional leadership and initative during her time at NYU Law.

Sarah Coco was given the Benjamin F. Butler Memorial Award for her exemplary distinction in scholarship, character and integrity. Sarah was also recognized with the Weinfeld Prize for Scholarship in Procedure and Courts, designated by the Dean for distinguished scholarship in the area of federal courts, civil procedure and practice, evidence and/or trial practice. In addition, for outstanding work in the field of international law, she received the Jerome Lipper Prize.

Nathaniel Eisen won the Journal of International Law and Politics Prize given to the graduating student who has written the most outstanding note for the Journal of International Law and Politics. For his outstanding achievement in the area of comparative law, Nathaniel also received the Howard Greenberger Award.

Isabelle Glimcher was recognized for making the greatest contribution by a third-year editor to the Journal of International Law and Politics with the Journal of International Law and Politics Prize.

(left to right: Alissa Clarke, Sarah Coco, Nathaniel Eisen, and Isabelle Glimcher)