Student Aaron Bibb wins labor law scholarship, writing contest

Aaron BibbAaron Bibb, a second year UW Law student, won two recent honors for achievement in labor and employment law.

He was named one of five recipients of the 2018 Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies from the Major League Baseball Players Association. The $10,000 scholarship is awarded to students with a superior academic record, a demonstrated commitment to the labor movement, a strong recommendation from an academic or a labor/worker’s rights practitioner, and an excellent display of written and oral communication skills.

Bibb also placed third in a writing contest for his paper, "Vindicating Statutory Employment Rights in the Age of Mandatory Arbitration: State Attorney General Parens Patriae Litigation as an Alternative to Class Actions." The paper was originally written for Professor Stephanie Tai's Contracts I class before Bibb submitted it to 2017-2018 Louis Jackson National Memorial Student Writing Competition. The competition is sponsored by the national labor and employment law firm of Jackson Lewis. The competition has been administered by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Institute for Law and the Workplace. The award comes with a $1,000 scholarship and publication of Bibb's essay on the institute's website.

Submitted by Law School News on September 17, 2018

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