The Institute for Technology Law & Policy is pleased to announce the winners of the nation-wide 2023 Georgetown Law Technology Review Student Technology Writing Competition.
The competition challenged students to explore the emerging technologies, new applications of technologies, and their relationships to social justice.
A panel of judges selected the three winners in a fully-blind judging process from dozens of submissions to the competition.
The winners are:
1st Place: Sean Norick Long, Georgetown University; Alejandra Catharia Uria, Yale University; and Elena Sokoloski, Yale University. Digital Access to Justice: Automating Court Fee Waivers in Oklahoma
2nd Place: Cleo-Symone Scott, University of Richmond. Biopiracy: Using New Laws and Databases to Protect Indigenous Communities
3rd Place: Johanna Hahn, Harvard University. Blame the Human, Not (Just) the Algorithm: Regulating Facial Recognition Technology to Prevent Wrongful Arrests
Each winning paper is awarded a cash prize: $4,000 for first place, $2,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place.
Congratulations to our winning authors, and thank you to everyone who submitted excellent papers for this competition!
Alyssa Rose Domino
A panel of judges selected the three winners in a fully-blind judging process from the more than forty submissions to the competition. Thank you to all who submitted papers, as well as our judges who took the time to review and select our winners this year.
Honorable Mention: Gabriella Mills, University of Houston Law Center, “The Limitations of Artificial Intelligence in the Sociological Sphere: Pretrial Risk Assessments, Domestic Violence, and the Bias Between”