7.11.14 - Moriah Silver '15 has placed first in the 2014 Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest.

This annual contest, sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Family Law, was established by the Toledo Bar Association and the Ohio Bar Foundation as a memorial to Howard C. Schwab, a past president of the Toledo Bar Association and past chairman of the Family Law Committee of the Ohio Bar Association. The contest is intended to promote interest and scholarship in Family Law. Students attending ABA-approved Law schools are eligible to enter. 

Moriah's essay titled, ""The Second Rape": Legal Options for Rape Survivors to Terminate Parental Rights," was judged by a panel of six judges (including four law professors) on the basis of (1) originality, (2) quality of analysis, (3) quality of research, (4) style and organization and (5) practicality and timeliness of subject matter. The essay will be submitted to the ABA Section of Family Law's Family Law Quarterly for consideration for publication.